RAID Data Recovery

When one encounters multiple hard drive failure in a RAID server there is a sense of panic and concern.  Are the backups working?  Is all the data backed up?  Are all the server settings to rebuild a new server documented?  How long is it going to take?  What is going...

The Risks Behind Software Recovery Attempts

DeepSpar has posted a great two-part article on the risks of software only attempts to recover data.  If you are a technician who is in the habit of connecting a client’s failing drive to a Windows system as the first step of diagnosis, you definitely will want...

How to Triage a Hard Drive Guide for Technicians

With data recovery, your main goal is to get the patient drive cloned/imaged to a healthy drive or image file. If you cannot do this with relative ease, it is, for sure, a sign that something is wrong with the drive. In order to allow us all to be on the same page,...

Apple Data Recovery

Own an Apple computer system such as a Mac Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, Mac Server or a MacBook Air?  Although all theses systems use Apple proprietary hardware and Mac OS operating system, they all still use the same hard drives and solid state drives that you...

Box Store Data Recovery

If you and/or anyone you know has ever had a box store technician tell you that your data is not recoverable or that it will be very expensive to recover your files, they are likely not giving you the correct information. Their in-store resources for diagnosing a...