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Jesús is our current Belfast intern from Spain and he is a huge fan of Apple products. We couldn’t help but to let him recover data on a MacMini. After 4 years, the macMini had a failed hard drive and his job was to recover the data on his own. He had enough time to learn and it was his first project from start to finish. The macMini didn’t boot anymore and had an exclamation mark after 30 seconds..
WD Western Digital My passport 500gb repair. This week we had in our United Kingdom Belfast Data Recovery office a 500GB my passport hard drive that stopped working. As soon as it got in we removed the outside casing to inspect the drive close. We noticed several clicking sounds when the wd hard drive was spinning up. Normally that means we have to deal with an expensive repair because we have to ..
We now offer on site mobile data recovery services in your office or business. Lately we are getting more and more business in United Kingdom, Belfast requesting on site mobile data recovery serives. A lot of business have a data protection policy in place or are afraid to have their digital data leaving their business premises. We do see that a lot with insurances companies, banks and many ot..
We seem to get quite a few Western Digital 1TB my book drives lately to recover files and photos. We are able to recover data from WD drives and have a very high success rate. This one came in after being dropped and contain valuable photos and business documents the customer needed as soon as possible back. No problem at all since we offer a 24/7 service and stay in late until we get the job done..
This week we had a MacBook Pro 2012 Modell coming in for data recovery to our office in the United Kingdom, Belfast, 117 Ormeau Road. The solid state drive failed on it and critical business data was saved on it. The customer requested an emergency data recovery service which we offer. Please keep in mind that such a service is not cheap but if there is a deadline on projects it might be wor..
Last week in January 2017 we had a western digital hard drive in that had problems with a burnt out mainboard or also PCB called. Investigation revealed corrosion on the mainboard and burnt out fuse. Whenever the drive was plugged straight into a computer it crashed straight away. We used DDI and PC-3000 hardware that allow to plug in a drive without causing an overload or damage to a comput..
Blast from the past IDE drive. Western Digital 250GB IDE used in a CCTV system for more than 10 years came to our office on 117 Ormeau Road, United Kingdom, Belfast after it failed for a data recovery. CCTV footage recovery can be tricky since most recording devices uses their own raw format and even if we get the raw data back we need to apply the device specific video codec from the reco..
How much Data can you fit on a modern usb pen drive or dongle? Quite a lot you can save easily 1000’s of pages and hundreds of pictures on them very easy and fast. And that’s where the danger starts with usb pen drives. They can become corrupted every easy or can become accidentally deleted. We get more than 20 usb pen drives in to our Belfast Repair facility every week. At that stage I strongly ..
I am not a huge fan of the Compaq CQ58 laptops. They seem to be slow and running quite hot. Regardless of that we had this one in for a data recovery for photos and exam work. Red wine was spilled on it and. We did a hard drive recovery on it. The HGST drive seemed quite unimpressed with the red wine and I could start the image process right away. 2 hours later we got a good image with all data fo..
Another sick patient that came in this week with problems was a Western Digital 1 Terabyte external hard drive from the “ My Passport Ultra “ series. This model specifically uses hardware encryption by default which adds to the already complicated process of getting hard drive data recovered. Western Digital removed the SATA interface with a custom PCB – USB – Encryption converter. They are..