March 21, 2017

Bad Hard Drive? Don’t Try These 4 DIY Fixes for File Recovery

When a hard drive starts to go bad, many users begin looking for their own fixes to help them save money and maintain access to their files. While some people may be experienced and knowledgeable enough to work on their own hard drive, most will be out of their depth. It’s okay for users not to know how to fix…
March 07, 2017

A Failing SD Card Doesn’t Mean Photo Recovery Isn’t Still Possible

Photos are precious memories that are very important to many people, and with digital photography it has become easier than ever to accumulate masses of precious data that needs to be saved and protected. However, it’s easy to become complacent about backing files up, and users tend to let files stack up on their SD cards instead. Whenever a card…
February 27, 2017

Even SSDs Can Fail and Require Professional Data Recovery

An increasing number of consumers are choosing SSD (Solid State Drive) storage options rather than the traditional HDD (Hard Disk Drive), because they come with advantages like faster speeds, quieter operation, smaller physical footprints, and less power consumption. Despite these benefits, the fact remains that sometimes technology fails, and there is little difference between SSD and HDD with regard to…
February 16, 2017

NAS Data Recovery: What to Do When NAS Fails

Collaboration and easy access to information from virtually any location has nearly become a staple in the business world today. Whether it’s for a company full of employees working in house, a business with remote employees needing access off site, or a single professional with needing to leverage a large amount of data conveniently, there is one excellent solution that…
July 15, 2015

Top 5 external hard drives

LaCie Little Big Thunderbolt (1 TB SSD) – This device is a beast! It’s super fast and offers 1 TB of storage. Mac users, especially, will benefit from this device if they are looking for an external storage device which takes care of all their data storage and transfer needs at lightning speed. LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt (120 GB…
June 14, 2015

Clicking Hard Drive Explained

Clicking is a fairly common and extremely worrisome sound for your hard drive. For some computers it is the sound of fans, others it’s the optical drive, but usually, it is the hard disk drive. Computer users often wonder why their hard drives start clicking. People usually think that, as long as they don’t drop their computer or pour water…
January 14, 2015

How to Recover Data From a Hard Drive

Data is primarily what the world works on. Paper data, computer data, cell phone data—everyone has data that they have to keep track of. The worse thing that could happen is something that would cause you to lose you data or render it inaccessible. So, if you do lose your data, what do you do? What can you do besides…
November 20, 2014

Risk vs. Reward Using Data Recovery Software

Everyone likes to get the biggest bang for their buck, sometimes that means doing things yourself. Many people have joined the do-it-yourself (DIY) movement during the last few years, mostly because of the advances of the Internet. Now there are many DIY sites that share information people need to fix their mowers, patch their tires, revamp their computers, and much…