• WD40EZRZ 4.0TB Hard Drive Head Swap

    by Jun 15, 2017

    We recently had a case where a 4.0TB Western Digital hard drive had been dropped. When a hard drive is dropped, the read/write heads are typically damaged and need to be replaced. In the best cases, there is no platter damage, but on average there is some damage, even if it’s just to the edge […]

  • How To Find a Seagate Donor Drive

    by Dec 19, 2016

    The following is information we have gathered to help find compatible hard drives for Seagate head swap data recovery cases. None of this information is guaranteed to help you find a matching Seagate donor drive. This is just information that we have gathered from other resources and then refined from our own experience. Use at […]

  • I Opened My Hard Drive – Now What?

    by Nov 06, 2016

    Even if you have opened your hard drive we might still be able to recover your data. If you experienced a hard drive failure and started searching for solutions like: How do I fix a failed hard drive? How to recover lost photos Dead hard disk drive repair Can I fix my own HDD? How […]

  • Welcome to the Tech Bench

    by Oct 25, 2014

    With the launch of our new website I look forward to providing a look into the daily operations at our data recovery lab. I will add some recovery examples and information that might help others understand the data recovery process, pitfalls, and tricks. Hopefully sharing some of my experiences will help others successfully recover data […]

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