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How to recover lost user data after Windows 10 October 2018 update

After a lot of buzz around the anniversary update, also referred to as the October 2018 update is now finally available for download. There are a lot of users who already installed the update and a few bugs are being reported on various social networks like Reddit, Twitter and numerous other forums. One such issue that is causing a lot of panic and apprehension among the users is the deletion of user directory information or personal files like music, documents, files and other media soon after the October update installation. Hence we shall discuss all the concerns raised over the

[Solved] USB Drive Shows Empty But Files are There

USB flash drives/pen drives are no doubt a great choice for data transfer and storage. Their light weight, portability and the fact that it does not contain any moving parts are some of the great features it provides. Despite these advantages, like all storage devices, USB’s also experience corruption issues and data loss at some point in their lives. In this article, we discuss about one such common error which shows ‘USB is empty’ despite containing data in it. What are the reasons for this error and is there any way to recover data from this device? All of these

[SOLVED] Files Deleted from USB not in recycle bin

No doubt USB drives are a great choice for transferring files or saving data backups. But, when it comes to deleting a file, you need to be more cautious. File deletion process on USB drives is not the same process as with your PCs on Windows! Below situation posted on an online forum will better explain this: “By mistake, I deleted a folder from my USB Flash drive and the folder contained a lot of Word and Excel files that I need. I checked recycle bin, but I didn’t find files there too. Would appreciate if someone can advise any

What is GRUB? How to recover lost operating system data after GRUB rescue error?

Location of GRUB in MBR & GPT (source: Wikipedia)

GRUB by definition is Grand Unified Boot Loader. It is a part of program either stored in GPT or MBR depending on the boot set-up of the computer. List of contents: What is GRUB? Where is GRUB located? Grub functionality Various commands in GRUB Operating systems that can be booted using GRUB GRUB tips Grub Rescue windows 10 (no such partition error) To understand GRUB better let’s first understand what is a boot sector? A boot sector is generally the first sector of the hard drive that is accessed when the computer is turned on. When the computer boots up

What is TRIM in SSD | How to enable TRIM | Various TRIM commands

check TRIM Enabled for SSD

The universal fact that an SSD is faster than a normal hard disk drive is undisputed. Although HDDs are cheaper it is definitely wise to spend a few extra bucks on a SSD when looking for speed. But do you know that there can be degradation in the performance of an SSD if a proper Background garbage collection method is not enabled in your SSD? This is where TRIM comes into play. What is TRIM? TRIM as mentioned above is a command that enables your operating system to tell the solid state drive that certain blocks on your solid state

Lightrooms lossy DNG compression technique saves 67% of your disk space!

If you are a professional photographer, RAW files such as CR2, NEF etc. are probably your favorite thing. No doubt these files give you creative freedom but it comes with a cost. They are extremely large files that cost you large storage and hence a lot more money. JPEG’s on the other hand is the best w.r.t storage needs but you definitely do not want the quality it offers. Enter lossy DNG files; they are like a dream come true for photographers. It offers a compression capacity as that of a JPEG and quality almost like a RAW image (lossless

Understanding the Architecture and Indications of SSD’s Failure

  Solid state drives or SSD’s have come a long way evolving rather swiftly when compared to the traditional hard drives. Word is that one day SSD’s will replace conventional hard drives ruling the roost.  Marking an SSD as your priority storage medium would mean your interests lie at making your computer performance oriented. While SSD vanquishes the territory of efficiency, speed, and compactness, there has been a lot of buzz around the reliability and durability standpoint as it can only withstand a certain amount of reading and write cycles. Here’s a brief insight into the evolution of SSD and

How to Fix I/O Error in USB Drives

What is I/O error? I/O error is short for Input-Output Error and it occurs when the OS is not able to perform an input-output action when accessing a drive. This error can occur with various types of hardware devices such as USB’s, internal and external hard drives, SD cards or even CD/ DVD. The most common I/O error messages are ‘The request could not be performed because of an I/O error’ I/O Error codes: error 21, error 103, error 105, error 131 There are multiple reasons for this error to occur and they are explained as follows The hardware device

Solved – USB Devices not Working after Windows 10 Update

You were excited about the new Windows 10 update and wanted to upgrade from your Windows 7 system. After you installed Windows 10 Operating system, your system started experiencing problems. The USB ports which were functioning normally are now not working. You rebooted the system, but there was no difference. There are many users who experienced the same issue. In this article, we take a look at solutions to overcome USB devices not working problem and recover data from USB devices. Reinstall all USB controllers Press Windows key +X. Now select Device Manager from the list. If you are asked

Where is the Recycle Bin on My USB?

If you are working on a Windows system and accidentally deleted a file from your USB drive or an external hard drive, the file doesn’t go to the Recycle Bin. It is permanently deleted. Ever wondered why? Well, the Windows system does not treat the USB or External drive as a part of the system. It is still a “removable” drive. It all started with the floppy drive since they had very little data in them and there’s no point in allocating separate space on the system for these files. One thing you should keep in mind is that Recycle