PC-3000 HDD

PC-3000 on Macbook. A “small” guide how to make your own Apple-based portable workstation

A lot of ACE Lab customers from Europe and North America region ask us about possibility to install PC-3000 Flash or PC-3000 Portable on their MAC computers. These laptops provide good performance, they are quite light-weight, and finally – they … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. Practical cases. How to get the Service Area access if one of non-system heads is damaged.

Hello Friends! Sometimes we get the Seagate F3 drives which are clicking and don’t read the Service Area at all initially. It can be because of bad head(s), damaged/not original  PCB and ROM, and bad Service Area modules. In this … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Nontypical HDD recovery

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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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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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to fix Init SMART Fail error

Hi Friends! How are you today? As you know SMART is very useful thing. It provides detailed infomation about Hard Drive. However SMART is broken too. Do you see this error? Init SMART Fail LED:000000CC FAddr:xxxxxxxx If yes then welcome … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. Module 30 access blocking in a case of locked FBLite drive.

Hello Friends! There are a few useful features were added in PC-3000 v6.2, and one of them is module 30 blocking in ROM. What is it and how does it work, we will discuss in this article.

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Windows Bitlocker, Apple FileVault, TrueCrypt

As you know there are different software that allow to encrypt users area. Our developers proceed to research a ways for decrypt drives encrypted by software methods. PC-3000 version 6.2.x allow to work with such encrypted drives and decrypt by … Continue reading

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Module 03 restoration on WD DragFly4 as an example.

Hello Friends! Sometimes we meet the drives with damaged module 03. If we look at this module in modules table, we can see the description: 0003 Format Select Data Module, and it’s priority is As: unique for each HDD and … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Samsung HDD. How to work with BURN

In the previous article regarding BURN resources we are talked about general things and what a types of BURN resources we can upload to Samsung HDDs. In this article we will talk about a real Samsung case which is require … Continue reading

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