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June 14, 2016
Spindle Motor

Hard Drive Spindle Motor Data Recovery Case Study: Seagate Barracuda

In this data recovery case, the client’s drive had multiple failure points. However, the primary reason this Seagate desktop hard drive was not detected was because the […]
September 17, 2015
Hard drives have gotten smaller... knowing how to fix a hard drive has gotten tougher.

A Brief History of Hard Drives

1956 In 1956, now nearly sixty years ago, IBM introduced the first iteration of the piece of technology we know as the hard disk drive. The […]
February 13, 2015

Data Recovery 101: Read/Write Head Assembly

Read/write heads are the tiny sensors that do just what their name implies: read data stored on the platters and write data to the platter surface.
January 28, 2015
Clicking hard drives can damage themselves further.

Data Recovery 101: Platters

Platters are the thin discs inside the drive enclosure. Platters are coated with magnetic substrate that stores binary data in the form of a magnetic field.
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