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January 23, 2017
Flammarion in blue

Digital Forensics as Art and Science

“To develop a complete mind: Study the science of art; Study the art of science. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” […]
January 20, 2017
Hard disk fault error message in IBM System x3650 M3 server manual

SQL Database Recovery Case Study: IBM System x3650 M3

When this client’s IBM System x3650 M3 server crashed, they feared the worst. IBM had ended both production of and support for this particular model years ago, […]
January 18, 2017
Hard drive boot error

0xc000000f BCD Error: Hard Drive Boot Error Case Study

If you’re a PC user, you may have encountered this hard drive boot error at least once in your life: File: \Boot\BCD Status: 0xc000000f Info: An […]
January 16, 2017
Surprise—the PCB had nothing to do with this client's HDD failure

HDD Failure Case Study: Getting a Second Opinion

Hard disk drives, like everything else, eventually stop working. No matter how well you care for your computer’s internal hard drive or your external hard drive, […]
January 13, 2017
First medical X-ray

RAID Array Recovery Case Study: When a Blessing Becomes a Curse

Our client in this RAID array recovery case came from a medical clinic. One of the computers in their lab responsible for storing DICOM standard images […]
January 12, 2017
mac data recovery

Mac Data Recovery Case Study: OS X Uninstall and Downgrade

If you’ve been following our case study blog posts, you’ve probably noticed that we publish a lot of case studies about recovering data from Windows computers. […]
January 11, 2017
A common Hard Drive Not Detected error message in which an external hard drive is no longer accessible.

Hard Disk Recovery Case Study: WD My Passport Not Accessible

The client in this data recovery case had a Western Digital My Passport external hard drive. The drive had been working fine, and they’d filled it […]
January 10, 2017
Purgatory: Where your files go when they die

Deleted Photo Recovery Case Study: How We Recover Lost Files

The client in this data recovery case came to us after 34 gigabytes of photos had been deleted from their laptop. Once they had realized the […]
January 9, 2017
Audio and video codecs

AJA Data Recovery Case Study: Recovering Missing Video Footage

AJA’s Ki Pro video recorder looks familiar to anybody who remembers the halcyon days when we recorded audio and video on magnetic tape. But instead of […]