How to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin
Recovering deleted files from the Recycle Bin
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Did you accidentally delete a file in Windows? Don’t worry, Windows initially moves deleted files to the Recycle Bin, which you can easily access. The files are not permanently deleted until you empty the Recycle Bin. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to recover files from the Recycle Bin or a deleted folder.

Recovering deleted files from the Recycle Bin
How to open task manager
How to open Task Manager in Windows
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Using several programs at the same time has a noticeable impact on your computer’s performance. Many invisible processes run in the background that you may not know of. The Windows Task Manager provides an overview of all active applications and the option to end them. We show you the different options for opening the Task Manager.

How to open Task Manager in Windows
How to format hard drives on Windows
How to format hard drives in Windows
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Formatting a hard drive prepares a disk for use with Windows. It can subsequently be used for file storage or as a backup medium, for example. Formatting is not a major problem with Windows as all the required functions are available as on-board tools. Find out how to format a hard drive and when it is useful to do so.

How to format hard drives in Windows
How to find the Windows 11 product key
How to find the Windows 11 product key
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To use Windows 11 with all its available features, you need to activate the operating system. The same applies when upgrading to the Pro Edition. In many cases this requires the product key which you can find either on the device or in your documentation or confirmation email. If none of these options are available, you can find the Windows 11 product key by using the command line or Windows...

How to find the Windows 11 product key
How to enter BIOS
How to enter BIOS
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No computer could start without the BIOS (or EFI). The program runs in the background and is seldom of interest to users – unless something goes wrong. In that case, you may need to open your computer’s BIOS. But many people don’t know how it works. And manufacturers haven’t made entering BIOS particularly easy. You only have a few seconds to press a certain button when booting the system. But...

How to enter BIOS
How to clone hard drives in Windows
How to clone a hard drive [Windows]
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Cloning hard drives is the best way to migrate data and operating systems safely and efficiently. It’s essential to have the right software to ensure that the process goes smoothly. We’ll show you what to watch out for during the cloning and how to clone a hard drive in just a few steps with trusted programs.

How to clone a hard drive [Windows]
Hard drive not showing up
Why are hard drives not showing up sometimes?
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Faulty set-ups in the Windows operating system or in a disk drive can sometimes hinder hard drives or external hard drives from showing up. Another culprit could be a mechanical cause. In order to make a disk drive appear on your computer, the Windows operation system provides some useful utilities.

Why are hard drives not showing up sometimes?
Format USB Stick on Mac
How to format USB drives on Mac
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For USB sticks to work as storage media, they need to have their own file system. Without this, it can be added manually by formatting the flash drive. Mac users have a tool available for this with the “Disk Utility” program. Read this tutorial article to find out what the individual steps are and which file systems are available to use.

How to format USB drives on Mac
Formatting USB Drives
How to format USB drives
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File systems like NTFS or FAT don’t just play a key role in computers. Portable storage media like USB sticks also depend on these technologies for organizing data, in order to store and process files. If a system is missing or damaged, it can be added or repaired at any time by formatting the USB drive. But how exactly does this work?

How to format USB drives
Force quitting on a Mac
How to force an Mac App to quit
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Force quit applications on a Mac. Frozen applications caused by RAM overload or a program error can bring your entire workflow to a standstill. If the application does not respond at all, your only option is usually to force quit the program. Find out how to quit frozen applications on your Mac quickly.

How to force an Mac App to quit