Author Archives: ACELab team

PC-3000 Data Extractor. Rebuilding NFTS partition with lost boot

Hello friends, You know that we are living in the world where PCs can be infected with malware. The best-known example is WannaCry which infected many computers in different countries of the world. However, there are many other malware worms … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. How to handle “VSC ERR INV FUNC CODE REQ” error in 2,5″ WD drives.

Hello Friends! We all know that new Western Digital 2,5″ drives have some differences in their FW, so the common solutions don’t work for these drives.  In this article we will learn how to bypass the error when the drive … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. PC-3000 Express Rev 2.0 Main Features

Starting from 2017 ACE Lab began to produce the new revision of PC-3000 Express with some enhancements and new power supply adapter. The main reason why the new ports have been added is that power supply blocks in today’s PCs … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate drive of classical architecture and common issue

Seagate is now the largest manufacturer of hard disk drives. So there are many families associated with Seagate. Some users select falimy randomly and get following output in the terminal: We will explain how to overcome this problem using PC-3000.

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PC-3000 DE. Overview of PC-3000 Data Extractor reports

Sometimes data recovery engineer need to prepare a report for customer. We are going to overview what kind of reports can be provided by PC-3000.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Hitachi IBM-ARM – capacity issue MB (2)

Hello dear friends, Very often we get a question about “Using donor stored resources” feature for Hitachi IBM-ARM drives. How it can be used? Let’s take a look one real case with real issue which we’ve faced several times for … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. Monolith pinout determination guide. Variant 1

Hi all! Before we will start, a small description: This article was planned as a short guide for monolith pinout research. The main idea of this article is not to study step-by-step how to search pinout in all possible cases, … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for beginners. How to fix the SA module if we have two damaged copies of it.

Hello Friends! From time to time we get the questions from our customers, especially from the beginners: how to fix the bad modules in Service Area? Some modules can be fixed using the PC-3000 commands like translator regeneration, for example. … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. NTFS partition manually expanding

There are a lot of cases which alow to read a user data but it’s to slow or drive has a damaged surface at the start of users area, as result impossible to expand a user partition or it takes a … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to fix SIM Error 1009 RW Error 00000080 on Sentosa family

Hello Friends, Some family of Seagate F3 drives has specific issue which you wil not see on other families. One of these issues we would like to show today.

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