NicoGroup Data Recovery and Forensics. Data Recovery Services in Northern Ireland

August and September 2020 was a quite busy month for our Data Recovery Services in Northern Ireland, Belfast. Here are some shots of out latest projects and some thoughts during the Data Recovery Process. If you ae in need for a Data Recovery Service such as a Server with Raid, a failed NAS drive a broken USB pen drive, a liquid damaged Apple Macbook Pro or a faulty hard drive talk to us today to get your data back.  


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We keep 1000’s of donor hard drives in stock to make sure we can offer a fast turn around time for any data recovery job. Also for a change the data recovery lab looks relative clean from this angle.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Not a good start here today for a data recovery job, this 1TB Seagate Hard drive was dropped and took some serious damage to the magnetic plater. 99% nonrecoverable with a damage like that on a Rosewood drive.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Arnie our office dog is making sure nothing slips through our security and gdpr requirements. There will be a paycheck for him to by the end of the week for all his hard data recovery work.  

 

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

New laminar flow work cabinet arrived today. This one is the most efficient open laminar flow cabinet you can buy to ensure the air quality during a Data Recovery is 99.9997% dust free.  

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New laminar flow work cabinet all setup, test and ready to go for the next Data Recovery Jon in Northern Ireland. We are the only Data Recovery specialist in Northern Ireland that has a lab equipped with a clean room work cabinet for professional Data Recovery jobs in Northern Ireland

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First test Data Recovery job in new setup ready to go. It makes such a difference having the latest tech for professional data recovery jobs at hand. Don’t trust your local computer shop to get your data back

 

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Just a random pic of the new data recovery setup

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

And another random pic of the new data recovery setup

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

And another random pic of the new data recovery setup. This time it is for a head replacement test.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Ipad Air coasters are the best for a good morning espresso before the Data Recovery work starts

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Another 1TB Seagate, Maxtor,LaCie failed hard drive. They are the worst hard drives you can buy.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

With that much damage on the magnetic plate a Data Recovery recovery is simply not possible.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

DDI 4 Imager working very hard. The grey blocks indicate damage to the magnetic surface of a drive but DeepSpar’s DDI 4 imager can work with such damages for Data Recovery Jobs.

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And another Seagate hard drive this time a 2TB model. This makes 4 Seagate hard drives in 2 days that are so badly damaged that a Data Recovery is almost impossible. We tried but after 3 head replacements had to close this case.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Apple MacBook Pro 2017 / A1707 13 inch model Data Recovery job after liquid damage to the device. We love those soldered SSD drives from Apple. In this case it was a 256GB SanDisk SSD fitted to this MacBook. 100% success rate

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Failed Dell Server Data Recovery. Dell Server was setup as Raid 6 but a power surge killed have the hard drives in that Dell server and it need Data Recovery. NicoGroup Data Recovery can handle even the most complex Raid Server Data Recoveries in Northern Ireland for your business.

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We can handle up to 24 hard drives ( SAS or SATA ) from a failed Raid system at a time which allows us to recover data even from the most complex Raid 6 arrays in the fastest time possible even if the Raid controller is damaged. 

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

All faulty hard drives from the Dell server running a Raid 5/6 were imaged to working hard drive and the Raid rebuild can begin. This Raid 6 setup from a failed Dell server took 4 days to fully recover. Such complex Server Raid recoveries come at a high price.

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Meet the 32GB failed Sandisk USB that came in for Data Recovery to our lab

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The usb connector was broken off and also a micro tear on the usb pcb was present.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

100% Data Recovery success on this failed Sandisk USB pen drive with a 48 hour tunraround time. 2 years work on it posted in from a University. 

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Data Recovery on a failed MacBook Pro 2015 A1502 SSD drive. The 128GB Samsung SSD failed on this MacBook Pro but we manage to get all Data off this Solid State Drive.

nicogroup data recovery in northern ireland

Working on USB pen drives requires a lot of micro soldering skills. For the best results a medical microscope performs the best for SD card and USB data recoveries. Combine skills, knowledge and the best tools on the market to get the best results.  

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Picture of some of our custom boards and tools to work on USB pen drive data recovery jobs in Northern Ireland. From all storage devices we found SD cards and USB pen drives the most complex and challenging devices to work on.  

 

Thank you for reading this September blog from NicoGroup Data Recovery and Forensics and I hope you learned something from us. If you are in need for a Data Recovery Service in Northern Ireland feel free to contact Nico our Chief Technology officer via the link / icon below

 

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