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My hard drive is making scary sounds

A noisy hard drive is probably a dying hard drive. Here's how to get the files off before time runs out.

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FreeUndelete review: Confusing utility not worth the time investment

FreeUndelete sounds like a great tool, but its results are hard to understand. There are better free options.

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Seagate to offer hard-drive failure insurance

Seagate announced plans Monday to offer data recovery and drive-replacement services for all its hard drives, provided the consumer pays an insurance fee up front.

How to create a bootable Windows 8 recovery tool

If your computer manufacturer didn't provide recovery media, fear not: Windows 8 makes it easy to roll your own.

Bankable Backup and Recovery options for Your iPhone or iPad

Take a look at these useful tools for backing up and restoring your iOS device.

Reinstall Windows on a new-to-you, used computer

Cydney Bulger bought a used computer that came with unwanted programs and content. What's the best way to make it like new?

Review: IsoBuster recovers files from just about anything

Isobuster's name is only a partial clue to its functionality. It opens and extracts files from images files, but it also recovers data from any type of media.

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How to recover lost form data in your Web browser

A simple browser add-on can really save the day when all your work suddenly vanishes.

Review: Asoftech Photo Recovery works fine, but so do its free competitors

Asoftech Photo Recovery recovers most of the deleted or corrupt multimedia files on your memory cards, but it's a hard sell with competent freebies around.