Data Recovery

2 Smart Ways to Recover an Unsaved Excel File

Using the program Microsoft Excel is an easy and convenient way to input and store data on spreadsheets. Unfortunately, sometimes Excel files get corrupted or lost. If you don’t retrieve these files quickly, it could cost you a lot in terms of time and even money. Given that Excel spreadsheets are often the repository of a vast amount of important data that can be really hard to recreate, the thought of losing an Excel file sends a chill down people’s spine. If you can no longer...

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How to Fix Errors When Transferring NTFS Files to a USB Drive

Because most USB’s still use the FAT32 file system, you may encounter errors when trying to transfer NTFS files onto a USB device. A quick fix for this is to reformat your USB drive, however, you want to make sure you don’t lose valuable data in the process. If you’ve tried to copy an important NTFS file to a USB, you might have ended up seeing a an error message that the file is too large for the destination file system or a message that says there is not enough room on the USB, even...

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What does it Mean When Your File is Corrupted?

If a file is corrupted you lose access to the data contained within because it is no longer opening properly. Corrupted files can be fixed and may operating systems, like Microsoft Windows, have built-in tools to help find and recover corrupt files. One of the worst things that can happen to you when opening a vital data file on your computer is to get an error message that the file can’t be opened or is lost or corrupted. What do we mean when we say that a file is corrupted?...

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