Tag Archives: hard disk

Triage a Hard Drive Guide for Technicians

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… Read More »




Ashampoo HDD Control 2017, 100% discount [Sale ended]

Ashampoo HDD Control, the ultimate health monitoring tool for your hard disks 100% Discount here (offer lasts 3 days): https://sharewareonsale.com/s/ashampoo-hdd-control-giveaway-coupon-sale. Early warning system against hard disk failure. Once a hard disk has failed it is often impossible and unwise to recover data from the disk yourself! If the system and/or the operating system fail to detect a… Read More »




Spinrite is not Data Recovery software

Although Spinrite does have it’s used, it is not data recovery software. Even if accidentally recovers your data.




Data Recovery from unknown disk …

Data Recovery Software reviewed: iRecover, Recover My Files, Data Recovery Wizard and Wondershare Data Recovery. So … Found one of my old hard disks today and decided to see what’s on it. It appears empty. As soon as Windows sees the disk it prompts me initialize the disk. Disk Management shows the disk as unallocated.… Read More »




DIY Data Recovery

Vacation is over! I started a new series on DIY Data Recovery. In this series I will write about recovering lost data yourself, some times called ‘do it yourself’ (DIY) data recovery. I’ll try to cover: – Do’s and dont’s. – Different approaches to recovering data. – I’ll go over what you will need to… Read More »




Defrag and SSD hard disks and VSS and more

Quite a bit has changed since the inception of DiskTune, for example SSD harddisks are now widely available. Consensus is that defragging a SSD hard disk is unnecessary and even undesired [1]? Hmm, interesting read. Anyway, it would be a good idea for DiskTuna to determine if a volume resides on a conventional hard disk or a… Read More »