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Lacie and Dell hard drive recoveries

Lacie Rugged Data Recovery Whilst uploading a video to Vimeo my hard drive, a Lacie Rugged mini, has stopped working makes a strange noise and will not register on mac. The light is still on, it will flash and then…

Firmware Problems

Here’s a specific question about hard drive firmware. Firmware is what ‘runs’ the hard drive and when it goes wrong it results in data being lost because the hard drive becomes inaccessible. I have a Maxtor DiamondMax 22 500gb HDD.…

iPhone Data Recovery

Lately I’ve received several enquiries about a data recovery service from Apple iPhones. These are reproduced below and I’ve now added a page to this web site about phone data recovery located at http://data-recovery-tips.co.uk/phone-data-recovery/. Enquiry 1. I need my liquid…

Repair of a Toshiba MK5076GSX

Hello, my computer crashed. It just stopped working last Wednesday when I dropped and stepped on my laptop while switched on and not the HDD is not working. I connected it to a desktop PC and there is a clicking…

Evidence Storage

Evidence storage is an area of the data recovery or computer forensic laboratory scoping exercise that is often missed, being included only as an afterthought. This should not be the case. Even small digital forensics practices could, conceivably, within a…

Why Won’t DDRESCUE Copy My Data ?

ddRescue is a Linux data recovery command that has a wide variety of uses to copy data and files from damaged and faulty hard drives. Run from the command line, ddrescue allows a high amount of flexibility in copying data…

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