What is “Recycle Bin”?
In computing, Recycle Bin, also known as “Trash Can”, is actually a “Recycle Bin” folder that could automatically hold the deleted document, image, video and other type of files, and allows one to get back his deleted data when he regrets. In this regard, it is extremely helpful.
However, what will happen as one empties his Recycle Bin or deletes the needed data from Recycle Bin? Is it still possible to retrieve his deleted data back?
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“Hello! I have a WD 2TB external hard rive that has saved all of my personal and business files. However, because of my bad memory, I always leave it at home or in the workplace. Therefore, I am wondering if there is a way to password protect my hard drive free from any unexpected access in the same way as we commonly add a password to a Word file. Any idea?”
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How to Prevent Any Change to a USB Flash Drive?
If you often use a USB flash drive to copy, save and transfer important data; it is necessary to find a solution protect your important and personal files from being changed or copied by others. It is easy to protect your personal files if you can set your USB flash drive to be read-only. When your USB flash drive is read-only, you can only read data from the drive but never be able to copy of change any file from the flash drive. Then how to make a USB flash drive read-only so that you can protect your personal files from unintentional or unauthorized changes. Continue reading How to Make USB Drive Read-Only to Prevent Any Change to the USB Flash Drive?
Why to back up a computer or laptop?
Nowadays, more and more people are using computer or laptop to store their business files, personal privacy, precious videos, favorite games and other important files. However, the computer or laptop is also threatened by vicious virus, hard drive corruption and even unexpected hacker’s access. Therefore, under this negative environment, data backup of a computer or laptop become essential.
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What Is Read Only?
When you open a file and write some new data to the file, but you find it impossible to save the file after writing new data. The reason for this problem is that the file is read only, in which situation the file can only be read.
What is read only file? Well, read-only is an attribute of the file, which indicates that the file can only be read, but you can’t copy or save the file. Many important files should be set as read only in case unnecessary change. You can never change, copy, delete, save any data to a file which is read only unless you remove the read only from the file. It seems like that you can see everything in a bottle, but you can never take out or put in anything to the bottle if you don’t open the bottle cap. The read only to a file is just like a bottle cap to a bottle. Then how to remove the read only from a file? Keep reading. Continue reading Change Read Only File: How to Write or Delete Data to a Read Only File?
A drive letter is the name given to a disk drive on a PC, including hard disk drives, pen drives and other USB drives. However, sometimes, Windows would fail to assign a drive letter to a hard drive automatically. Without a drive letter, this drive often cannot work normally on the PC. For example, it sometimes even cannot be shown in “My Computer”, which would extremely hider one from freely using this drive. Therefore, one is supposed to assign a drive letter to this drive manually and let it show normally on PC.
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