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Data Recovery from Encrypted HFS+ and APFS Volumes macOS

These days data security is undoubtedly becoming everyone’s top priority. macOS is one of the most secure consumer operating systems that provides plenty of simple ways to encrypt your data and add an extra layer of protection with the system’s […]

Cleaning up S.M.A.R.T & Fuse After Uninstalling Disk Drill

Did you remove Disk Drill by simply dragging the app to the trash? Yikes, you probably still have the S.M.A.R.T. monitoring tool hanging around in your menu bar. You may also notice FUSE showing in your Preferences area. These additional […]

What to Do When Your Mac Stops Responding

Among many other things, Macs are known for their excellent reliability, which is why so many professional and regular computer users couldn’t imagine life without them. Unfortunately, many third-party Mac applications don’t offer nearly the same reliability as the operating […]

iMessage Not Working? This Is How You Can Fix It

iMessage is a popular instant messaging service developed by Apple that allows users to send text and multimedia over the Internet to other iOS or macOS users. As such, iMessage serves as an alternative to traditional SMS messages, offering seamless […]

Zooming on a Mac: Accessibility and Convenience macOS

The macOS operating system provides users with several ways how to zoom in and out on hard-to-read text and small images. Even if you’re already familiar with one or two ways how to zoom out and in on a Mac, […]

How to Reinstall Mac OS X

Is your Mac acting up? Then it might be the right time to reinstall Mac OS X and start from scratch. Yes, you will have to spend some time installing your favorite applications and configuring everything to your liking, but […]

Is Your Mac Camera Acting Up? We Have the Solution You Need

Cameras and computers seem not to like each other. Ask any computer store what’s the most common issue customers experience, and they’ll likely tell you that it has something to do with cameras not working as they should. Mac users […]

How to Watch Netflix Offline on a Mac

With over 100 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is easily one of the most popular streaming services in existence, and it continues to grow every year. However, nowadays Netflix faces huge competition with the Amazon Prime service. Amazon Prime is FREE […]

Cut Down on Your Printing Costs When Using a Mac

Printing can be very expensive, and it can also have a huge negative impact on the environment as paper manufacturing contributes to deforestation, air pollution, water pollution, and even global warming. If you are sick of constantly buying expensive ink […]

WiFi Password Management on Mac Computers and WiFi Optimization Tips

If you’re like most Mac users, you probably can’t imagine using your computer without WiFi access. You wouldn’t be able to access your online documents, talk with friends, family, and colleagues, and you certainly wouldn’t be able to open your […]

Everything You Need to Know about Rooting your Android Device

We all want to get the most out of our devices. Unfortunately, your Android device comes heavily locked down. For most people, this is a good thing. No program can change important settings or tamper with system software, protecting you […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Connect this Mac to another Mac in Target Disk Mode macOS

Connect this Mac to another Mac Difficulty: Easy Time required: 15 min or less Extra: another Mac; USB-C, FireWire or Thunderbolt cable Connect this Mac to another Mac in Target Disk Mode YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview Starting with […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Create a Recovery Boot Drive macOS

Create a Recovery Boot Drive Difficulty: Very easy Time required: 15 min or less Extra devices: any USB flash drive, 8GB+ Create a Recovery Boot Drive for macOS 10.13 High Sierra / 10.14 Mojave YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Configure File System Protection macOS

Configure File System Protection Difficulty: Easy Time required: 5 min or less Extra devices: none How to Disable File System Protection in macOS High Sierra and Mojave YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview In order to recover lost data from […]

Are Disk Drill for Mac and Windows Identical?

How are Disk Drill for Mac and Disk Drill for Windows different? Are they the same app for different platforms? Or how do they compare feature-wise? Why is Disk Drill for Mac more expensive than the Windows Edition? Will they […]

Verifying recovery chances for DMG files

An Apple Disk Image (a file with DMG extension) is a disk image widely used in macOS. When opened or double-clicked, an Apple disk image gets “mounted” as a new volume in Finder. When mounted, you would usually see multiple files inside the new volume. […]

Can Recovery Vault be used in forensic research? macOS

Occasionally we are getting requests from various law enforcement organizations throughout the world about Disk Drill and its forensic features. In addition to Forensic Data Export in DFXML format, turns out many are able to utilize other functions of Disk Drill for making our world a […]

How to remove old auto-saved recovery sessions? macOS

In the current version of Disk Drill for macOS, you can remove such auto-saves only manually: Close Disk Drill Open Finder and press Command+Shift+G Type ~/Library/Application Support/DiskDrill to access the folder with auto-saves Remove unwanted auto-saves Once all auto-saves are […]

How to Recover Lost Data with Disk Drill 3 for macOS macOS

To launch the recovery process in Disk Drill, perform the following: 1. Start Disk Drill by going to your Applications folder and double-clicking on the Disk Drill icon. 2. On the main screen, you will see a list of the […]

Android Data Recovery – Disk Drill for Mac – How-to macOS

This article is a work in progress and will be updated with new Android releases, Disk Drill updates, and based on your feedback. The following instructions are only required if your Android device does not support USB Mass Storage Mode, and […]