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How To Recover Lost Data From Your Mac?

How To Recover Lost Data From Your Mac?

Using Mac is always very fun and eases your work. However, sometimes you may lose some data accidentally. You have to know effective Mac data recovery techniques. Losing useful Mac information can really interfere with your work output. It gives you hard time meeting work deadlines. Such cases can also mean you start fresh work repeatedly. Very many situations can make you lose data unexpectedly from your Mac. Here are some cases that can make you lose your files and folders:

  • Virus and spyware attack can make you lose your Mac documents.
  • You can also lose files when you delete them accidentally.
  • Through reinstalling Mac operating systems.
  • It can also occur due to unexpected power interruptions.
  • Through disk defragmentation or hard drive formatting.

The above cases are just some of the major factors that lead to Mac data loss. There are many ways on how you can prevent data loss. You need to apply the best strategies to recover lost data under any circumstance. Below are some effective Mac data recovery tips:

  • Install effective data recovery software. This is the best way to recover all files and folders lost under any circumstance. You can always download Mac Keeper from the internet. It has very good backup to make you recover all lost data.
  • You can also recover accidentally deleted files from your Mac trash. Mac salvage software is very appropriate for this case.
  • Save your files and folders at a different location before formatting your hard drive. You can also have a good backup before disk defragmentation.
  • Never save your recovered data on unrecovered hard drive.
  • Do not install or un-install any software before recovering all your lost data. This decreases your chances of recovering lost data effectively.
  • You should not configure your hardware before recovering lost data.

Knowing the cause of data loss is very important before applying any Mac data recovery measure. You need to select very effective data recovery software. Some software can only add technical hitches to your Mac. Therefore, you have to be very careful. The above tips help you enjoy your work. You need multi-purpose software that is able to perform many functions.

Good software is one that can provide good backup, cleanup and increasing your Mac speed. It should also be able to recover all your lost data under any circumstance. Remember that every software is unique in one way or the other. Working on your Mac can only be fun if you have a good backup. It ensures that you recover lost data instantly. This creates a very stress free work where you do not risk losing any crucial data unexpectedly.

Losing data does not mean you cannot recover any data. It is all about which Mac data recovery method you choose to use. Having anti-virus software is another added advantage. It detects and scans all the virus and spyware before they cause any serious problem. Meeting job deadlines without good Mac backup is very hard.

Apple has came out with a pretty good solution with Time Machine which comes with all Leopard or Snow Leopard users. So be sure to backup your data!

Guest Post by Tim Edmonds

Pixelmator Image Editor for Mac for $29!

Mightydeals are having good deals for creative professional, and what they have now is Pixelmator Image Editor for Mac, and it is selling at $29 (reg $59). This is quite a good deal as you will get almost 50% off! Please note that you have around 38hours more as of the time of post before the deal is over.

Pixelmator is a practical, fun, and easy-to-use image editor for Mac OS X. It has everything you need to create, edit and enhance your images. It’s light, modern and beautifully designed. It’s also blazing fast and features intuitive tools that will get you up and running in no time, with little to no learning curve.

With Pixelmator you get:

● A light and modern image editing software designed specifically for work with images

● Full 64-Bit support for incredible performance

● Layers-based image editing

● Over 20 tools for selecting, crop, painting, retouching, typing, measuring and navigation

● Quickly and easily publish your images to Flickr, Picasa or Facebook

● Transform tools for images, layers or selections

● Fill and Stroke images, layers or selections

● Easy image import from cameras, scanners, iPhone, etc.

● WebP support

Please note that it runs on Mac OS X Snow Leopard only.

It is quite impressive for a editor at this price, check out below image, which is one of the text image created by the tutorial!

Pretty cool yeah? Check more tutorials if you are interested – See the examples and tutorials

Apple released Mac OS X 10.6.4 with Security Updates

Apple released Mac OS X 10.6.4, the fourth update for Snow Leopard. This updates are mainly security patches and updates.

Details of the Update are:

The 10.6.4 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It includes Safari 5 and general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:

– resolve an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
– resolve an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
– address issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
– improve reliability of VPN connections
– resolve a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
– resolve an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
– improve compatibility with some braille displays

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website:
For information on the security content of this update, please visit:

I don’t see any issue after updating, if you guys encounter any issues after updating please let us know by commenting on the post or tweet to us @usingapple!