Would you feel comfortable if a stranger got hold of your hard drive? Most people think deleting files is safe. The bad guys know better. We show you how your privacy can be compromised.
Several years ago, I experienced a hard drive failure. I was at work when my laptop suddenly started to act particularly strange. About half an hour later, the hard drive failed audibly and the laptop wouldn’t boot anymore. Unfortunately, I didn’t have comprehensive backups. Over the next couple of weeks I considered doing everything under the sun — and did most of it — to fix the old HDD. If your hard drive has died, this guide might help you to revive it again. So roll up your sleeves and get to work!
One of Windows’ biggest flaws could be your rescue, should you ever accidentally delete an important file: The Windows file system does not actually delete files. Until they are overwritten, deleted files can be restored.
A simple tap on the wrong option and your WhatsApp chat history is gone. How do you get it back?