How To Recover Data From A Crashed Hard Drive

If you are a tech, then you probably know that hard drive failures are inevitable. Chances are that sooner or later it will happen to someone you support or possibly even you. Even with a successful backup, you still may not have files that were created or modified after the last backup. Even worse is when you don’t have a backup at all. There is still hope however. I would like to show you how you can use a simple freeware utility to recover files even when your hard drive will not boot.

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How To Automatically Back Up Your Hard Drive

If you support users like I do, then you will know how frustrated they can get when their hard drive fails and they have no backup. Even worse is when this happens to you. That is why I would like to share with you an easy way to automatically back up your hard drive using a very powerful free backup utility. Just follow these simple steps.

Step 1: Go to http://backup.comodo.com/ and download Comodo Backup. Fill out the form and your activation code will be emailed to you.

Step 2: Run the installation wizard and follow the steps. Once you are finished you will be prompted to restart.

Step 3: After you restart your computer, open the Comodo Launch Pad. Click the “Show Application Window

Applying CSS

In-line

In-line styles are plonked straight into the HTML tags using the style attribute.

They look something like this:

Save the HTML file. This now links to the CSS file, which is empty at the moment, so won’t change a thing. As you work your way through the CSS Beginner Tutorial, you will be able to add to and change the CSS file and see the results by simply refreshing the browser window that has the HTML file in it, as we did before.

CSS Tutorial – Stacking Text with CSS

CSS Tutorial – Stacking Text with CSS

In this tutorial, we will be learning how to stack text with the help of the powerful CSS tag, Z-Index.

Step 1 – The XHTML Coding

Create a new XHTML document in your favorite editing program. Once that is finished, copy the code below onto the blank document.

Stacking Text
Stacking Text

As you can see, the coding is very simple, but don’t let that take you away. This technique is an excellent way to add a CSS touch to your site banner or navigation. Just don’t overdo it and make everything have it 🙂 Anyway, breaking the XHTML down, all we have are 2 div tags with separate identities. One has the id of “text-top” while the other has the id of “text-bottom”. You can probably guess which text will be on top and which text will be on the bottom.

Step 2 – Applying CSS

Now, we’re going to add the CSS code above the XHTML code. Copy and paste the code directly above the current XHTML code.

Alright, once you’ve finished pasting the code, your document should be complete. Save it, and then view it to find that the text is now colored, and stacked. Let’s break down the CSS that helped achieve this.

And that pretty much sums up how this works. Again, this is perfect for any CSS-based banner or navigation you are planning to make. The final result is located in the link below.