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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to get a full data access on Rosewood family and why you have to make backup

Hello Friends, Everybody knows, that Seagate F3 Rosewood drives are in many ways different from previous families. First and foremost these drives come with a Physical Security ID, which guarantees that: An access to encryption key is locked; An access … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Samsung. HDD initialization with head map changing in RAM.

Hello, friends! One of the most common issues in any HDD is a damage to one of the heads. Due to this reason the drive can not initialize and is unable to provide an access to Service and User Areas. … Continue reading

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Specific tools for HDD data recovery

In previous articles we have already discussed: Best PC configuration for ACE Lab products Essential tools for your data recovery lab Consumables for your data recovery lab Now let’s talk about specific tools for HDD Data Recovery.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. Manual Translator recovery procedure. Track Defects.

As you may know, Seagate F3 drives use different Defect-lists to hide defected sectors. These are single defect records and track-defect records. On how to hide single defects you can read in this article. In the current article, we will … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. Intelligent ReRead Mode

Hey guys! As you may well know a new version of PC-3000 Flash 7.1.1 is available in personal update boxes for all customers with active Technical Support service. In this article, we would like to tell you more about a … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Western Digital. Step-by-step guide on how to decrypt hardware encrypted data.

Hello, friends! At ACE Lab support we get a lot of questions concerning the decryption of Western Digital drives. A typical ticket looks like this:  USB WD drive, changed the connection type to SATA  as per this article, can’t see … Continue reading

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PC-3000 DE. Data Extractor RAID Edition. How to work with BtrFS file system with Data Extractor

Hello friends, In today’s article we talk about BtrFS file system functionality of  the Data Extractor RAID Edition.

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How to use Card Adapter functions in Spider Board?

Hello guys! In this article we are going  to describe a way on how to use the Card Adapter functions without an actual Card Adapter 😀 Card Adapter is a pretty useful little device that may come in very handy … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. SSHD drives. What it is and how does it work.

Technology does not stand still. More and more new drives of all types with new features appear every year. And they all do break just as well. Let’s talk about SSHD – the most popular device in data recovery branch. … Continue reading

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Consumables for your data recovery lab

Alright! We have already discussed the best PC configuration for your data recovery lab and the essential tools to get your work on HDD and SSD restoration started. Now is the time to talk about some of the many consumables … Continue reading

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