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NTFS Recovery

I recently wrote a series of posts on my other blog about recovering data using DiskInternals NTFS Recovery. This is a commercial tool but an extremely useful one, one that I have used before to recover data I lost and one I recommend. This post is a walk through of how to use the tool […]

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Diskpart – How Clean is Clean

Building onto Parting the Disk we can see how DiskPart might be applied to clean up drives BEFORE selling or throwing away a machine. I did not have a machine convenient to test the cleaning of drives, but I DID have a Windows 10 Install USB, so that will have to do for the purposes […]

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DiskPart – Parting the Disk

Not too long ago I wrote a post about fdisk and how that tool came in handy when creating some drives for copying files to and from a retro Windows system. So let us roll the clock forward to something more modern, and a tool that I use regularly to prepare drives for installing (or […]

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fdisk – The Forgotten Skill

“What is the Dos utility that allow you to partition a hard drive?” Without a doubt, this one question kept me from getting a job with the Geek Squad back when it rolled into the Best Buy stores. Looking back, yeah, I still do not feel bad about not getting that job. I do have […]

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