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When your computer won’t boot up, your hard drive has just hit the floor, or your RAID array goes offline showing failed drives, who should you contact first? The rule of thumb with data recovery: If you . . .

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Below are some of the failed USB flash drive recovery attempts we have seen come to our facility. DIY is not recommended… . . .

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Because of the inherently unreliable nature of NAND memory, the stored data in NAND Flash may not hold its correct values. As the quantity of bits influenced by this statistically small and very much portrayed, . . .

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Just recently our engineers performed WD external hard drive data recovery that had a catastrophic head crash from being dropped. SERT engineers performed the work inside their certified CLASS 100 ISO 5 work area where all clean . . .

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Through our experience saving data from dropped hard drives, we have found the very first thing everyone does after dropping their hard drive or laptop, is the worst thing anyone can do. IF YOUR DATA IS . . .

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The HITECH act of 2009 imposed stricter penalties for HIPAA violations and extended the regulations to cover businesses that work with records from medical offices. Getting the data backup piece right is now more critical than ever. HIPAA . . .

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There are only 2 reasons why you would use data recovery software to try recover your RAID array: Your data is not worth the money professional services cost. You don't really care if you lose . . .

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A Comprehensive Look into Data Recovery Your hard drive crashed and you don’t know where to begin? Professional data recovery companies use two types of approaches to recovering data. Successful recovery can be possible . . .

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Here are some of the sounds you really don’t want to hear your hard drive making. These are tell tale signs that you may have some difficulties trying to recover hard drive data in your . . .

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Look, I don’t blame you for trying to get your data back yourself, but all it usually accomplishes is making matters worse. Below, I’m going to give you 8 dangers to be aware of, because I . . .

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When your USB Flash drive doesn’t work anymore it can only be because of two reasons. In other words, there’s only 2 levels of USB Flash drive recovery. Neither one of them can be fixed . . .

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One drive down in a RAID 5 array, no biggie right? You definitely need to SAFELY get that drive back online and reintegrated into the array.(What if it’s two drives? You better call an expert . . .

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Wondering why you have a hard disk drive failure, and your drive is almost new? We can look into the possible reasons why this can occur and maybe learn a few suggestions for dealing with it. . . .

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What Are Online Backups? They are cloud based online back up services that will back up your data automatically. The convenience and the simplicity of uploading your data to a server where it will be . . .

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The hard drive is very important in your computer as you already know. It stores all your important data whether personal or work related and if it crashes you are certainly going to need data . . .

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In short, yes, it is safe to ship your drive to the data recovery company. People are insecure about shipping their drives when the data on the drive may be very sensitive, they fear the . . .

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SERT engineers are no stranger when it comes to Data Robotics and their line of NAS RAID devices. Whether you have a small office, or are a residential user, SERT’s Drobo data recovery service will . . .

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In mechanical failure data recovery cases where the drive must be opened to replace parts, or perform other techniques necessary to recover data, it is crucial that the work is accomplished in the proper environment meeting . . .

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