How to Recover Deleted Files in Windows

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Accidental deletion of files and directories is quite common when working on a computer. Sometimes, you do it deliberately and later realize you need the deleted one. Here, I'm talking about the permanently deleted files. Not the ones in the recycle bin. The recovery of a deleted file on any operating system depends on several factors. One of the major factors is whether the blocks storing the deleted file data are overwritten by other any write operation. If yes, the file would be either partially recovered or cannot be recovered at all. Let's learn how we can recover these deleted files in Windows in a few easy steps.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Multi-Author WordPress Blog

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Niche blogs and professional blogs nowadays often run on content generated by multiple authors. And, majority of these blogs are powered by WordPress. Today, we're going to learn about creating a multi-author blog on WordPress. Though, one can create the same—instantly—by creating another account on the website. But, that's not a recommended approach. We'll cover every aspect of creating a multi-author blog from the administrator's or editor's perspective. This tutorial is aimed at self-hosted WordPress blogs. Site owners already running a multi-author WordPress blog can also benefit from this guide.

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5 Best Applications for Making YouTube Videos

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If you're a video content creator, you're probably already familiar with YouTube. It's one of the largest video hosting platforms with billions of users. Prominent vloggers using this platform are making huge money from their YouTube channels. Today, we're going to look at some of the handpicked applications one can use to easily create videos for his YouTube channels. Almost all of these applications are built specifically for this purpose. Therefore, you get all the presets for all the popular video formats used on YouTube. Instead of using a generic video editing application, try one of these solutions.

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How to Transfer Folders Across Google Drive Accounts

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If you're a heavy user of Google Drive, you may be organizing your files in different folders for easy access and management. We do it regularly on our local PC, so doing the same on Google Drive is no different. But, sometimes, we may want to transfer the entire Google Drive folder to another account. How is it possible? We may have heard about sharing files and folders. But, in that case, both the parties have access to the shared asset. Here, we're talking about complete transfer in which the receiving party gains complete access and control over the folder. The sending party relinquishes access to it.

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How to Use an Android Phone as a Fax Machine

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With the advent of modern gadgets, several old technologies have either ceased to exist or have gone low profile. But, some of these technologies are still relevant and are often used in business workflows. One such technology is a Fax machine to send replicas of documents to a remote location. If you're regularly on the go and still need to fax documents to your clients or peers, there are several solutions to do it through your smartphone. These specialized applications are made just for this purpose. Make sure your smartphone has a good camera before using one of these fax apps. Let's fax from our Android phone.

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How to Customize Windows Terminal

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For decades, the Windows command prompt was the default terminal available for the power users and developers. But now, Windows Terminal is the preferred choice. It has a plethora of features that are non-existent in the classic command prompt window. In this tutorial, we'll learn about customizing the Windows Terminal for better coding and development experience. Most of these customizations are associated with the appearance and behavior of the Windows Terminal. Applying these customizations can help you get more out of your coding and command-line sessions. So, let's get started!

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How to Manage Search Engines in Firefox, Chrome, and Edge

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Every modern web browser comes with a default search engine. Users can either use the default one or can configure a different search engine for their use. These default search engines are used whenever a user types a search query in the browser's address bar. Managing these search engines is something an average user is never bothered about. Either they go with the default one or prefer to manually open their preferred search engine's website. In this tutorial, we'll learn to change the default search engine for our web browser and how to add more search engines to the list of available options. Let's do it!

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6 Best Torrent Clients for Downloading Large Files

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Direct downloading of extremely large files from the host server is often unreliable and slow. That's why sometimes, hosts offer torrent files to address these issues. As for end-users, we use torrent clients to download these large files. It makes the download process more streamlined, pausable, resumable, and of course—reliable. Today, we're going to look at some of the best and most reliable torrent clients one can use to download huge files. Most of these torrent clients are free to use and work reliably without any issues. So, let's get started and learn about quickly and reliably downloading large files from the internet.

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How to Install Let's Encrypt Enabled WordPress Site on a VPS

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This tutorial is indented for website owners who're a bit savvy and are not afraid of diving into technical stuff. First of all, you don't need to be a software engineer to pull this off. In this guide, we'll learn to install WordPress on a virtual private server from scratch. We'll also learn to install the Let's Encrypt certificate for our website's domain name. I'll use a command-line tool to get the job done. It'll ease the entire process and will help even the technically challenged to complete this process in a few easy steps. So, let's get started and learn to install the Let's Encrypt enabled WordPress site on a custom VPS server.

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How to Keep Your MacBook in a Healthy Condition

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If you're a proud owner of a MacBook, the following guide will help you keep it in top-notch and healthy condition. Following the guidelines mentioned below will increase its life and will give you all the raw power of this computing device for years to come. You just need to take care of simple things and you're good to go. Though every Apple device is designed for longevity, one can only expect to get more out of it over a longer period if used and maintained most optimally. And, that's what we're going to learn in this tutorial. So, let's get started and learn to keep our MacBook in a good condition.

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How to Manage Startup Programs in Windows 10

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Whenever a Windows machine boots up, several applications are started automatically either in the background or foreground to help you get started with your work. Some of these applications are absolutely essential ones while others are optional and can be removed or disabled as per your needs. But, managing these startup applications is not that easy. The following tutorial will teach you how to easily manage these startup programs. We'll learn how to add, delete, and temporarily disable and enable these programs. So, let's get started and see how we can manage these applications.

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8 Best Content Delivery Networks (CDN) for Business Websites

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Web development as well as website hosting technology has changed drastically when compared to the time when it all started. A content delivery network (CDN) is one such technology that is nowadays used by almost every modern website. It's used to serve content to the visitors—as fast as possible. Today, we're going to look at some of the best content delivery networks available for web publishers. Some of them offer a generous free plan which is good enough for most websites on the internet. Some of the popular content management systems come with an integrated CDN for their end-users.

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How to Keep Your Android Mobile Hotspot Secure

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Security is one of the primary concerns when working with smart devices and gadgets. Unauthorized access to the resources attached to these devices can leak your private information to malicious users. One of the critical resources often shared with others is the mobile hotspot. It's generally shared with the known ones. In this tutorial, we'll focus on private mobile hotspots created on Android devices. We'll learn how to keep our mobile hotspots secure as well as restrictive for authorized users too. All of the steps mentioned below are more or less the same for every Android smartphone model.

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How to Boost the Performance of Your Company without Excessive Stress

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Boosting a company’s performance is usually associated with some extra stress for all employees that have to take on new responsibilities and see their own workloads increased. It doesn’t always have to be that way though – especially not if you’ve taken the time to carefully plan ahead and have a good idea of what you’re doing.

Nowadays, it’s entirely possible to give your business a significant performance boost without causing excessive stress to anyone involved.

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Beginner's Guide to Creating a Twitter Thread

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Twitter is my personal favorite when it comes to connecting with followers on social media. It has a vibrant community and is easy to use. Beginners may initially feel overwhelmed, but once you get hold of it, there's no returning. Today, we're going to learn about Twitter threads. How to create them correctly to gain followers and fans? These are the questions we'll address in this guide. Social media influencers often use Twitter threads to get more engagement and fan following on this platform. We'll learn the same technique in easy-to-understand steps. Let's learn how to create a Twitter thread.

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