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January 18, 2012 by

Retrieving data from a corrupt Windows NTFS drive

Many of us have probably dealt with a corrupt hard disk at some point or another, and may have experienced some data loss with it. This is unfortunate, and steps can be done in advance to prevent data loss, such as making sure a good backup is running properly.

September 26, 2008 by

With someone in charge change can be fast

Germany is using smart cards to handle the chores of data privacy, tasks assigned in America to the HIPAA law. Patients and providers each have their own identity cards, and the entire system features an audit trail.

February 12, 2007 by

Schneier: Do not upgrade to Vista

Security guru Bruce Schneier has given a big thumbs-down to Windows Vista, arguing that the copy protection features built into the new operating system "will make your computer less reliable and less secure."

June 6, 2006 by

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Ubuntu is a powerful, free, ready-to-run desktop Linux distribution that's eminently suitable for mainstream use. Although the complexities of the system impose a steep learning curve on Windows users who plan to support an installation themselves, our experiences with version 6.06 LTS suggest that this is manageable.

October 5, 2005 by

Microsoft: No Office on Linux 'at this time'

Microsoft has no plans to tweak its Office productivity suite for Linux anytime soon, despite the growing popularity of open source on the desktop, according to a company executive.Speaking at the LinuxWorld conference in London on Wednesday, Nick McGrath, Microsoft's head of platform strategy, said that the software maker had no intention of porting Office to any of the Linux desktop distributions.

September 27, 2005 by

Microsoft and public access

As long as Microsoft is unwilling to guarantee that documents created with its tools are readable from any platform, they should expect to be cut out of the public sector.

August 22, 2005 by

Archival survival guide

While tape remains a much safer bet for offsite/remote backup, the truth is that it isn't always the best or even the most convenient method for archiving data. In this special report, we review six options in the market.


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