July 8, 2015
A hard drive platter with visible platter damage

Barriers to Hard Drive Data Recovery: Rotational Scoring

Updated 7/8/2015 One important question clients ask when considering data recovery is: “How likely will a successful data recovery be?” For us, the answer depends mostly […]
January 30, 2015
scored hard drive

Cleaning Hard Drive Platters

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.
September 20, 2011
bad read/write heads

Anatomy of a Read/Write Head Failure

A read/write head is the business end of a hard drive. It’s the hitch of a trailer, the edge of a knife, the nib of a […]