Wednesday, February 3, 2010

How to recover lost data from failed harddisk or formatted harddisk.

It has happened to me many times, formatted hardisks without backup, sometimes deleted the data unknowingly but, now you can recover such lost data with TESTDISK.

TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

TestDisk is a powerfull FREE data recovery tool it can run under windows as well as Linux.

Here's what their site says,

    * Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
    * Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
    * Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
    * Fix FAT tables
    * Rebuild NTFS boot sector
    * Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
    * Fix MFT using MFT mirror
    * Locate ext2/ext3 Backup SuperBlock
    * Undelete files from FAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
    * Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3 partitions.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Alternative software for Garage Band in Windows

All the windows lovers who love Garage Band, well need not worry, if not garage band but there are few other software which are worth to take a look at.

What is Garage Band?
This is what apple says "Welcome to the school of rock. A Mac-sized practice space. Your own recording studio. If you want to learn to play an instrument, write music, or record a song, GarageBand can help — whether you’re a rookie or a rock star.
Garage Band
Garage Band Alternatives to Windows
  1. Mixcraft.
  2. LMMS - Linux Multimedia Studio.
  3. Adobe Audition.
  4. Sony Acid
  5. Band in a box
  6. Sonar Home Studio
  7. Reason
  8. FL Studio