MRT Review – Part 1

After seeing posts from MRTlab (http://en.mrtlab.com) about MRT on various data recovery forums, I was filled with the same skepticism as most other data recovery technicians.  The promise of an affordable alternative to PC3000  the King of professional data...

8GB Apacer USB Thumb Drive Recovery

Since the introduction of flash media, the technology is constantly changing to the point where it is very rare for us to encounter the same thing twice.  We just finished up a project that looked to be a standard in and out project, but wound up to be considerably...

Christmas 2016 Holiday Hours

The Recovery Force team would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a prosperous new year. Friday Dec 23, 2016 – Open 8am to 5pm Monday Dec 26, 2016 – Closed Tuesday Dec 27, 2016 – Closed Wednesday Dec 28, 2016 – Open 9am to 4pm Thursday...

Seagate Hard Drive Headmaps

One of the many challenges in data recovery is trying to get a donor drive with a compatible set of heads.  Seagate drives can be the toughest to match, causing a lot of technicians to scratch their heads.  Here is a list of what data recovery technicians look for...

Burned Computers

Although it might be different for other labs, we don’t get hard drives from fires very often.  But, when we do, both the computer and the hard drives tend to be in very bad condition.  Here are a couple photos from the past that we recently stumbled upon and...