hard drives

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

This article is a complete guide on recovering your hard drive’s factory capacity. At the end of this article there is a link to our program that recovers factory capacity of any hard drive. “My hard drive has mysteriously became smaller! How can I restore its full capacity?” There are several common reasons of why your hard drive might lose some megabytes or even gigabytes: Your Operating System does not support LBA48 addressing mode You are mixing binary and decimal gigabytes Your motherboard has created a hidden area on your hard drive to store a backup of the BIOS binaries Your PC/Laptop manufacturer has created a hidden area on your Read more…

data recovery

Smart partition recovery software

In most partition recovery software, to locate all partitions on a damaged hard drive, you have to scan the entire surface. The process, which is often pretty much useless, may take up to several hours of your precious time, and it may even take days if the hard drive is filled with bad blocks. In the worst case scenario, it can make significant damage to the hard drive, thus making the data recovery process much more complicated and expensive. While the need of scanning the entire hard drive might look reasonable, in vast majority of cases it is not needed. Furthermore, there’s no need to scan more than 1% of Read more…

data recovery

Partition Find and Mount v.2.2 released

Revolution in Partition Recovery software is coming! ;-) Today we have released a new version of Partition Find and Mount with many valuable improvements. If you are not familiar with Partition Find and Mount yet – it’s all about finding partitions when the MBR and/or Boot Sector are destroyed. In this release we were primarily focused on dealing with damaged volumes and the speed and quality of partition searching process. Reading a hard drive sector by sector takes a lot of time nowadays, so we are trying to read as little data as possible while not missing anything important. We have developed a number of techniques that allow us to Read more…

customer relations

A very nice feedback from happy customer

We receive a lot of positive feedback about our products, but this one made our day… It’s about our free NTFS Undelete product: You really saved my butt! While my wife was sleeping this afternoon, I was a genius and deleted all of our 6-day-old daughter’s baby pictures. Your NTFS Undelete got them back for me. THANK YOU!!!!!!! I was backing up to an external drive (by copying) and hit a snag, so I just deleted everything “from that drive” to start over. On my notebook computer, the Recycle Bin is disabled, so when I realized I was actually deleting the local drive it was too late. Seriously, you saved Read more…

business

A number of ways to promote your software

Andy Brice in his blog Successful Software enumerated a great collection of different promotion methods. He also described his own experience with each of them. Here the list of titles from his posts: Search Engines Pay per lick ads Banner ads Download sites Press releases Trade shows Email marketing Direct mail Print ads Forums Free ‘lite’ versions Cold calling Blogging Bloggers Affiliates Resellers Retail One day discounts promotions ebay Cross-selling/bundling Viral marketing Cover CDs Online directories Word of mouth Great job.