• Western Digital USB Hard Drives – Cross Reference

    by Jan 28, 2020

    In this post we provide you with some useful insight to help determine what model Western Digital drive might be inside a particular model of enclosure. We have included pictures of the shell to help you identify these drives quicker when searching for a matching donor. If you have done some research you have probably […]

  • Platter Swap – Clean Room Data Recovery

    by Dec 08, 2019

    It’s a common misconception that a large percentage of hard drive data recovery cases involve removing platters. The truth is platter swapping is only necessary in a low percentage of recovery cases for most data recovery labs. For mechanical failures, the most common reason for in-lab recovery service is removal and inspection of the read/write […]

  • Affordable Data Recovery Q and A

    by Oct 06, 2019

    It’s not uncommon for us to get calls from potential customers when they are searching for low cost data recovery service. Some want to make sure that our affordable data recovery service is real. Others are just being cautious and want to make sure they can talk to a live person before they ship their […]

  • Why Do I Need a Backup When I Have a RAID?

    by Sep 04, 2019

    Sure, most data loss could be prevented, but technology is complicated, hardware fails, people make mistakes, and society is often running at high speed. Hopefully we can shed some light on RAID failure, data recovery for RAID devices, and why you still need a backup solution when you have a RAID. Redundant arrays of disks […]

  • External Hard Drive Data Recovery Service

    by Aug 28, 2019

    With cameras available to just about everyone all the time, most of us find ourselves needing more and more storage space for pictures and video. Sure, cloud storage is advertised almost everywhere now, but not everyone is ready to pay recurring fees to store their family photos, videos, and documents. That’s one reason spinning disk […]

  • Broken Flash Drive Data Recovery

    by Aug 22, 2019

    There are all kinds of ways to accidentally break a USB drive – accidents happen, and these little devices can be fragile. When they take a bad hit, the most common damage is just a detached USB connector, and if you’re going to experience a broken flash drive, that’s the way you want it to […]

  • RAID Data Recovery for Personal Storage Devices

    by Jul 08, 2019

    As personal storage needs grow, we are starting to see more storage media devices that consist of multiple disk drives in a single enclosure. In some cases, the buyer is not aware that the device is multiple disk drives configured as a RAID-0 array. If you aren’t familiar with RAID-0, it means the data is […]

  • Mac SSD Recovery – Samsung MX-JPU256T/0A6

    by May 19, 2019

    Today I want to share a story about a Macbook that was run over by a car and the internal storage was damaged. Luckily, there was only damage to some surface mount components and the entire SSD device was not destroyed. If you are familiar with Macbook internal solid state drives, you probably know that […]

  • Still Spinning After All These Years

    by May 05, 2019

    While many predicted we would see the death of the hard disk drive by now, we keep seeing innovation from both Seagate and Western Digital. Let’s explore some interesting details you might not know. The number of bits that are stored in a specific area on a platter/disk is measured in terms of areal density, […]

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