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Recover Data from Deleted Windows Partitions

Windows Partition Recovery toolsData loss is inevitable even you make great efforts to avoid it. Accidental deletion, virus attacks, formatting, system crash and more can simply cause data loss. Recovering lost data is not really an issue if you have a backup strategy. If you don’t regularly backup your computer, data loss can be a big disaster than can also cause a loss of time and productivity.

Fortunately, there are data recovery tools available, which enables you to recover lost data from your computer, digital camera, memory card, USB drive, hard drive and other storage devices.…

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5 Tips for Setting a Windows Password

Windows 7 password tipsHaving a password on your Windows computer helps provide you with a more secure system so that no one can access your computer… unless you allow them to. Passwords are designed for security but choosing a difficult to guess yet easy to remember password is not so easy.

Passwords can easily be lost or forgotten which could potentially lock you out from your PC. With these five helpful tips in mind, you can keep a peaceful mind that your system is secure and that you can obtain your password in case it is lost or forgotten.

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Delete Temporary Windows Files to Speed Up Your Computer

delete temporary filesOver time, your Windows PC will build up temporary files. What are these temporary files for, you ask. Well, every time you run a program, temporary files are created periodically for backup purposes. This way, if the program happens to crash, the temporary files can potentially help you pick back up where you left off.

These temporary files are not automatically deleted after the program is shut down, so if you do not clean out these temp files regularly, you may have thousands of unnecessary files stored on your computer.

As you probably already know, these additional, unneeded files are …

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Protecting your PC with a Firewall

Windows FirewallNo, a firewall is not something that can help save your computer from a hazardous fire. Rather, a firewall is a type of security software that monitors all data your PC receives through the Internet. Trusted data is allowed through, and potentially unsafe files are blocked from passing through to your computer.…

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Remove unused software to help speed up your PC

remove unused programs to speed up your computerEven small programs can consume your computer’s system resources which leads to computer slow down, crashes and freezes. When your Windows system resources are low your computer has less processing power for each application.

Having even a few unnecessary programs can unnecessarily hog system resources. In addition, many programs launch in the background as Windows starts up, which can begin slowing down your computer before you even begin using it.

To alleviate this problem, Windows has a tool that allows your to remove programs that you don’t need or want anymore.  Even if you have a new operating system, such

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