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Running PC-3000 at Linux host via VirtualBox

  Some customers are asking us is it possible to run PC-3000 under Linux.  We decided to make some testing and answer on this question. For the lazy and busy: yes, it’s possible. But performance will be 4-5 times less. If you’d … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Data shift happens

This article is not about a cooperative platformer, even not about popular racing video game. It’s about shifted data and method for fixing it in PC-3000 Data Extractor utility.

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PC-3000 HDD. Nontypical HDD recovery. Playstation 3 Slim

Sony Playstation 3 was a revolutionary console system, which became one of the first playing systems perfect not only for games, but also for storing and viewing digital media content. Lucky for powerful CPU IBM CELL and BlueRay drive, PS3 became … Continue reading

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What is the difference between physical and logical sectors and why some sector is read via PC-3000 utility but not read via DE ?

Some of our users don’t understand what this confirmation screen means when starting a task in Data Extractor or even can make false conclusions. Specially for them we wrote this article 🙂

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How to read ROM via programmer device

Sometimes you can’t read ROM via PC3000 due to PCB damage. In some situation you need to unsolder the chip and use programmer device to read ROM content. In this tutorial we will show how to do it.

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Recover Data in 3 Clicks with the New PC-3000 Easy Mode

Forget the times of manually testing every drive through endless clicks and menus. If you deal with drive unlocking and data imaging for data recovery or forensic purposes daily, you’ll like what we’ve done. Among other enhancements of the recent … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Nontypical HDD recovery. iPod Video

There are lot of nontypical devices like media stations, different recorders, cameras, audio players, etc which are based on nontypical drives. Here is a real case of hard drive (!!!) from iPod Video 30 Gb. Such players (5th generation) was … Continue reading

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Step-by-step guide how to unlock a password on the HDD via easy mode interface of PC-3000

This tutorial demonstrates the steps to unlock ATA password using easy mode PC-3000 interface. PC-3000 has techno utilities for each HDD manufacturer which allow to unlock master and user passwords without knowing them. The red PC-3000 UDMA is used in … Continue reading

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A look back on RAID Recovery training sessions in the new ACE Lab training class

The data recovery training class has been occupied since the first day ACE Lab opened the doors of the new office in Prague. Ten training sessions have been held so far, and more to come. As it is the biggest … Continue reading

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