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December 19, 2016
HDD PCB repair

HDD PCB Repair Case Study: More Than Meets the Eye

The client in this data recovery case had been storing their company’s Peachtree financial database on an old Seagate Barracuda hard drive. Eventually, as all hard […]
September 2, 2016

Dropped External Drive Data Recovery Case Study: Life in the Slow Lane

Hard drives were not designed to endure massive impacts while running. This is common knowledge now, especially with the advent of portable external hard drives that […]
June 14, 2016
Hard drive spindle motor removed from chassis and dismantled

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 […]
June 8, 2016

Hard Drive Firmware Data Recovery Case Study: Seagate ST3750528AS

Hard Drive Firmware is the operating system of the hard drive. It is the first thing on the drive’s platters the magnetic read/write heads try to […]
October 21, 2015

Case Study: Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 spinning, but not booting

Recovery Type: Desktop Drive Capacity: 2TB Manufacturer: Seagate Model Name: Barracuda Model Number: ST2000DM001 Manufacture Date: 09/2012 Main Symptom: Not booting Type of Data: Word/Excel docs, photos Data Recovery Grade: 9 Binary Read: 51.6% Background: Most […]
October 9, 2015

Case Study: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 not booting

September 20, 2011

Seagate ST3750330AS 750 GB

After a successful replacement of one of the read/write heads we were able to recover all of the data that Mainsail Printing & Graphics in Savannah, […]