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How-to Recover Closed Browser Tabs

Posted in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP by Steve Sinchak

If you are a browser tab ninja you can easily have dozens of tabs open at any moment. With that many tabs you can easily close the wrong one. That can be very annoying because sometimes you don’t even know the URL that was open. The good news is just about every modern browser has the ability to recover tabs. This article will show you how to recover closed tabs in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

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Recover Deleted Photos, Pictures and Other Files

Posted in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP by Steve Sinchak

Have you ever accidentally deleted a photo or other file from your computer or digital camera?  Even if you clear the recycle bin, there is still a chance your pictures can be recovered.

Even though a file was deleted there is a good chance the contents of the file are still around.  When a file is deleted the contents of the file are not removed. Only a pointer to the file in the file system table is deleted.  

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Batch File Rename with Windows PowerShell

Posted in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server by Steve Sinchak

Microsoft included a batch rename feature in the latest version of Windows allowing you to select multiple files, right click on one and select rename. All of the selected files will be renamed with the name you provided and a number. This functionality works well for basic files but does not provide any flexibility in exactly how the files are numbered and also does not allow the file extension to be changed.

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