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Day: September 7, 2019


We love to share our works with our page visitors. The below posts are from the data recovery cases we received.

I just wanted to give it a try

Damages from “I just wanted to give it a try” series. Platters were contaminated with fingerprints; the stuck heads were forcefully dragged back to the parking zone. In short, the drive was heavily tampered with and what’s more interesting, the customer was aware of the possible outcomes of such treatment.

Hard Drive Recovery
We recover from damaged or malfunctioning smartphones

Obviously, photos and videos are the main data we recover from damaged or malfunctioning smartphones. We need their internal memory chips to conduct a recovery. There can be situations where an internal memory chip is not fit for data recovery. This is a strong reason to take good care of your precious data on smartphones….

Phone Data Recovery
You can permanently damage your data!

Attempting recovery from a non-functional hard drive on your own can permanently damage your data. Both drives shown here were harshly treated before delivering to our laboratory. Not only platters were badly damaged and contaminated, but their alignment was also tampered with.

Hard Drive Recovery
Gigabytes of Important Data

Hundreds of gigabytes of important data from Flash storage devices have been recovered by our engineers so far. Using Flash drives/memory cards as the main storage device for your important data is indeed a risky move. These storage devices have a lifespan that depends on the number of write cycles to flash memory. There is…

Flash Data Recovery
SSD Data Recovery

SSDs have no rotating or moving parts. They store data on tiny flash memory chips. SSDs do not suffer from head crashes, scratches on surfaces, but mostly from controller chip/electronic component failures. If the memory chips are intact and not damaged, data can be retrieved. Another SSD data recovery case was resolved today and data…

SSD Data Recovery
Black Magnetic Dust

The Internet abounds with quite a lot Do It Yourself materials for data recovery from damaged hard drives. These methods often confuse drive owners and most of them are based on data recovery myths. If you are really lucky, these so-called methods will not damage a drive any further. If you are not, the result…

Hard Drive Recovery
Hard Drive Platter Inspection

HDD platter inspection process. Drive has suffered from a head crash. Before submitting to us, the customer has removed the HDD lid in order to check the internal parts. There were visible debris and microscopic circular scratches on the surface. Circular scratching means that the customer has tried to run the HDD at least once…

Hard Drive Recovery
Portable GPS Device Recovery

Data recovery from eMMC chip has been completed. The chip was unmounted from a portable GPS device with an unknown brand and model. The chip was undamaged, but we could see that it was previously removed from the circuit board. We managed to access the required data and deliver them to the customer.

Flash Data Recovery
Seawater-Damaged Phones

Summertime stands for lots of suns, vacation, family time, fun, swimming pools or sea. Speaking of the sea, if you are an ardent diver and insist to dive into the water with your smartphone, you have to make certain that your phone is water-resistant. Because summertime also means seawater-damaged phones that have been submerged underwater…

Phone Data Recovery
Managed to retrieve Databases

️ We have managed to retrieve databases from another damaged RAID10 Array with four drives. In our previous posts, we have mentioned that for databases RAID10 is usually a more recommended solution. This is the rule that most IT engineers follow now, but a proper RAID monitoring system often seems to be overlooked. Any RAID…

Raid Data Recovery