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Free Download Data Recovery Software Data Backup Software and Partition Manager Software

Highly rated by cnet todobackup is free drive imaging backup software EASUS also provides a range of free software for restoring and recovering deleted files, recovering and resizing hard drive partitions


Bluetooth not working on Windows 7

Sony laptop no bluetooth use microsoft generic driver


RAID1 RAID5 RAID10 speed comparisons using SATA drives

Using a Gigabyte onboard RAID controller I compared RAID1, RAID5 and RAID10 arrays using 500Gb Seagate SATA drives Standalone the drives provide about 100Mb/s read and write speed. RAID1: 2 x mirrored drives Read = 100Mb/s Write = 100Mb/s RAID5: 4 x striped drives Read = 300Mb/s Write = 80Mb/s RAID10: 4 x striped & […]


Free utility to restore overwritten or deleted partition table testdisk

This one is a keeper I accidentally tried to install Ubuntu over my 500gb data disk. It deleted the NFTS partition then wrote its own ext4 file systems to the disk. Fortunately it died with an error then I realised my mistake. The lovely folk over at expert sexchange referred me to this tool. […]


Kingston SSDNow V series solid state drive 64Gb performance benchmark

This is a lower end 60Gb Solid-state drive. The more expensive drives have significantly faster transfer speeds. Typical SATA transfer rate performance around the 2048 bye size is 70MB/Sec read and 80MB/Sec write. This SSD drive is showing 92MB/Sec Read and 128MB/Sec write – so 30-50% faster.


Registrar Specific Instructions for Obtaining Transfer Authorization Code AuthCode

If you want to transfer your .com. .net, .biz, .us, .org or .info domain, you will need to contact your current registrar and request the domain’s Authorization Code (also referred to as an auth code, Authinfo code or an EPP code). An authorization code is usually a 6- to 16-character code assigned by the registrar. […]


CPU Video card Hard drive and System benchmark speed comparison reports

Heres some good sites for component and system benchmarks comparisons


Transfer large files for free

Here’s a great free site for transferring large files to avoid email limits


Adobe Acrobat PDF opening in Microsoft Word or cannot open PDF

In order to open PDF files you must have Adobe Acrobat reader loaded. You can download and install this from If you already have Acrobat loaded and when you double-click on a PDF file it is still trying in Word and coming up as garbled text, you have a problem with the file Association.-


What video settings to use with camtasia for sharp picture quality in Youtube

Youtube videos allow for widescreen in 16:9 format.-