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R-Studio Settings

You may specify some global setting for R-Studio on the Settings dialog box. You may reach it by selecting Preferences on the R-Studio menu.


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Main dialog box

File Systems

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File Systems dialog box

Symbolic Links

Settings are available in the Technician version only!

Symbolic links (of symlinks for short) are object that contains references to other files or folders directory in the form of absolute or relative paths and that affect pathname resolution. For example, if a symlink C:\ProgramData\Documents points to D:\Recovered Files\Root\Users\Public\Documents , entering it will result in entering D:\Recovered Files\Root\Users\Public\Documents .

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Symbolic Links dialog box

The Data Recovery Topics topic explains processing of symbolic links recovery in more detail.



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Log dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Log options

Known File Types

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Known File Types dialog box

You may specify which Known File Types will be enabled/disabled by default. You may also specify know file types to search for during a specific scan session on the Scan dialog box.

Bad Sectors

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Bad Sectors dialog box

Memory Usage

These settings control how much memory R-Studio uses for its work. They help preventing R-Studio from locking when trying to perform very memory-consuming tasks like scanning large disks or processing file systems with a lot of files.

You may see how much memory R-Studio actually uses on the Memory Usage dialog box.