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Wed
21
Dec
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Mp3

MP3 is a popular digital audio encoding and lossy compression format invented and standardized in 1991 by a team of engineers working in the framework of the ISO/IEC MPEG audio committee under the chairmanship of Professor Hans Musmann (University ... of Hannover - Germany). MP3 was designed to greatly reduce the amount of data required to represent audio, yet still sound like a faithful reproduction of the original uncompressed audio to most listeners. In popular usage, MP3 also refers to files of sound or music recordings stored in the MP3 format on computers. MP3: Overview In the simplest ... (view more)

Wed
21
Dec
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'Data Recovery', and 'Usb Autorun Suite'

Data Recovery DataRecovery will undelete accidentally deleted files, even after they've been deleted from the recycle bin. http://tokiwa.tomato.ne.jp/EN/dr.html Usb Autorun Suite APO USB Autorun Suite enables you to add autorun functionality to your ... USB drive. It provides an Autorun.inf Builder and a standalone portable Starter too. http://www.archidune.com/apo/ (view more)

Wed
23
Nov
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Seek Time

Seek time is one of the several delays associated with reading or writing data on a computer's disk drive. In order to read or write data in a particular place on the disk, the read/write head of the disk needs to be moved to the correct place (just ... as to play a particular song on a cassette of recorded music, the tape needs to be wound to the right place). This process is known as "seeking", and the time it takes for the head to move to the right place is the "seek time". Seek time for a given disk varies depending on how far the head's destination is from its origin at the time of each read ... (view more)

Thu
10
Nov
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Acronis Disk Director Suite 10 Review

I've just received wind that Acronis has released Disk Director Suite version 10 -- the perfect companion to the extremely popular Acronis True Image (disk imaging backup software)! Who is Acronis, you ask? Acronis is a leading software company that ... specializes in storage management solutions for mission-critical situations. Acronis provides technically advanced (but simple to use) applications for: disaster recovery, backup and restoration, hard drive partitioning, boot management, data migration and other storage management products. Acronis' line of disk management software has won many ... (view more)

Thu
03
Nov
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Checksums

A checksum is a form of redundancy check, a very simple measure for protecting the integrity of data by detecting errors in data that is sent through space (telecommunications) or time (storage). It works by adding up the basic components of a ... message, typically the bytes, and storing the resulting value. Later, anyone can perform the same operation on the data, compare the result to the authentic checksum, and (assuming that the sums match) conclude that the message was probably not corrupted. The simplest form of checksum, which simply adds up the bytes in the data, cannot detect a number ... (view more)

Thu
03
Nov
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Recover Data from a Bad Burn?

Infopackets Reader Michel S. writes: " Dear Dennis, First, thank you for this very informative and welcoming website. My question today is in regard to a corrupt DVD disc. After having burned some of my favorite downloaded files to DVD disc (using ... the 'D-well' brand blank DVD), some files appear to be OK, but part of the DVD disc cannot be accessed at all. ;-( I am using an ASUS DVD writer and Nero 6.0 for my backup. So far, my computer friends haven't been able to help me with this issue. I'd certainly appreciate if you can help me to clarify this mystery. Thank you in advance! " ... (view more)

Wed
19
Oct
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Recover Data from Multisession CD or DVD?

Infopackets Reader Dan R. writes: " Dear Dennis, After reviewing yesterday's article entitled, " Play .JPG on DVD (Picture / Photo CD)? ", it prompted me to ask a related question about CD and DVD data recovery. My situation is this: a little while ... back I created a CD full of important photos. I lent the disc to a friend who was going to add more photos to the disc. Somehow, my friend managed to completely wipe out my previous session when she added her photos, and now I'm afraid I've lost all my data. Can you please tell me if there is a way I can recover my data on the ... (view more)

Thu
29
Sep
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File Audio Processor Review

Synopsis: Don't let the name fool you -- File Audio Processor is an award winning, extremely powerful all-in-one multimedia solution that does just about anything and everything related to multimedia file management, editing and viewing. Now that's ... a mouthful! In addition to its powerful audio processing capabilities, File Audio Processor can view video, pictures, rename files, edit MP3 tags, grab audio from CDs, write CDs and DVDs, convert audio files, edit and record audio files, manage playlists, zip files, and much, much more! There's so many convenient features of File Audio Processor, ... (view more)

Thu
15
Sep
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'Lcars 24', and 'Data Recovery Freeware List'

Lcars 24 Fast, smooth, powerful, and handsome 32-bit, TrueColor Starfleet-standard GUI with many LCARS games, applications, and utilities, the real thing, programmed from scratch in C, not Visual Basic or Flash. http://lcars24.sourceforge.net/ Data ... Recovery Freeware List Freeware for your data recovery needs. http://www.s2services.com (view more)

Fri
09
Sep
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Systweak Memory Zipper Plus Review

Synopsis: Worried that you can't leave your computer unattended because of frequent crashes and spontanous shutdowns? Introducing Memory Zipper Plus -- a comprehensive and easy-to-use memory management and optimization utility designed to smooth the ... performance of any Windows machine! Memory Zipper Plus works by recovering unused memory and lets you improve your computer speed. The built-in Data Safe Technology ensures complete reliability and safety of data; plus, it comes with a CPU Cooler program to save CPU power! Systweak Memory Zipper Plus: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page 2 | ... (view more)

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