Category Archives: Data Recovery

Recovering data from a Powerbook G4 with a crippled keyboard

The prospect of recovering data off of a client’s Powerbook G4 proved to be a challenging project for several reasons:

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Finding a solution to opening AppleWorks 6 files on an Intel Mac

AppleWorks 6 Getting Started Page

Over time, digital data that we created years ago becomes increasingly more difficult to access due to technological changes and advancements. We are confronted with the fact that software applications that we once relied upon for our daily work are abandoned by their developers who sometimes don’t offer a reasonable or viable alternative.

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Quick review of Data Rescue 5

Prosoft Engineering recently provided me with a review copy of Data Rescue 5 that the software company is scheduled to release to the public on Oct 3rd. Data Rescue 5 will be available as separate versions for Macs and Windows PCs. For purposes of my quick review, I chose to install and test the Mac release of Data Rescue 5.

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CASE STUDY: Upgrading My Data Management and Backup System

What can you do when your data management and backup systems are not as efficient and effective as you would like them to be? Below is a recap of proactive steps that I took to address this problem.

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