Microsoft Tech Support Scam

Ever get a phone call from Microsoft Tech support telling you that you have a virus? For those of us who are tech savvy, this is clearly a scam. For those who just have a computer for facebook and email, this call may sound somewhat legit.  Here is a link to a...

Proper Diagnosis is Key to Successful Recovery

It is not uncommon for our team to receive data recovery projects from technicians who have done their best to recover the data themselves.  Rather than seek the advice of a professional data recovery technician, they go to the internet where advice is given without...

CryptoLocker: What is it? How do I avoid it?

Over the past month or so, Recovery Force has been getting a lot of calls from clients who are abruptly prompted with a message saying that their data is now encrypted (which it is) and a request for payment of $300 for the decryption of their files. What is it? The...

MacBook Air Data Recovery

Spilled water on your MacBook Air? System not booting? Want your files back? In most cases, we can recover all the data from these drives with our level 1 data recovery service.  We have recovered data from most MacBook Air variations including: MacBook Air Mid 2013...

Apple MacBook Air SSD Recall

We have seen a few of the mid 2012 MacBook Air SSDs come in for recovery and they are absolutely dead.  So, it comes as no surprise that Apple is pro-actively replacing the drives before they fail. You can find out more about the recall directly on the Apple...