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Lifehacker Top 10

top10-systemrecovery-header.jpgYour data’s trapped on a dead computer. You lost your login password. You never wrote down the product key on a non-working Windows installation. Your Mac won’t start.

Don’t pay the extortionists at the computer repair shop 800 bucks to get your data back or start up your dead computer. Plenty of free tools can help you and are available for download right now. Today we’ve got our top 10 system recovery picks which span operating systems but all cost the same: exactly nothing.

Which one of these tools is right for you depends on your skill level, operating system and particular problem. Do yourself a favor and burn yourself a disc with a couple of these before the terrible day when you need ’em happens.

Got any tales of victory or defeat with a free system recovery tool? Tell us about it in the comments.


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Need to quickly create a text graphic?

Try Cool Text, it does the job (No registration needed)

Cool Text is a free graphics generator for web pages and anywhere else you need an impressive logo without a lot of design work.  Simply choose what kind of image you would like.  Then fill out a form and you’ll have your own custom image created on the fly.

Go to: CoolText.com

An basic logo I quickly created using the application:

Text Logo

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