Dell PERC 6/i RAID 5 Data Recovery

The Recovery Force team recently encountered a six drive RAID 5 data recovery project.  Two hard drives had failed and it was setup with one disk group and two virtual disks.  Not only were we able to fully recover all the data from all the partitions in both virtual...

Quantum Maverick ProDrive Data Recovery

We certainly don’t post about every recovery we do, but we do like to share cases that fall outside the ordinary.  This time we had a flash back to the 90’s. Even when older hard drive issues are less complicated, they become complicated because of how...

SD Card Recovery

It took about an hour to get the four 8GB dumps from the two 16GB NAND chips from a 32GB SD card. It will take at least two more hours to run the ECC check and correction before we can move forward with the virtual reconstruction and file system recovery. The entire...

1TB Seagate Hard Drive Remotely Recovered

The Recovery Force team frequently provides remote data recovery assistance to data recovery professionals all around the world.  Recently, our team was able to assist another lab owner in getting a 1TB Seagate (ST1000DM003 1ER162-020 HP51) to identify and fully...

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...