Tag Archives: Master File Table

Welcome to the Matrix. What data on your hard disk really looks like.

Seen the Matrix? Where the ‘real world’ is just the manifestation of complex digital code. Your hard disk is just like that. What data on your hard disk really looks like – Disk Structures explained. Few may actually wonder how the operating system, Windows for example, keeps track of all your data, your files. How… Read More »

Data Recovery from unknown disk – background

In these articles, here, here and here, I test various diy data recovery software against an old disk I dug up. In this article I will dig a little deeper into this so we can analyze what’s the trouble with this disk. This article will get a bit technical but it follows very simple logic, so give… Read More »