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PC-3000 SSD. Phison Utility

Starting from PC-3000 6.3x and PC-3000 SSD 2.4.4, it’s become possible to work with Phison-based drives. Right now the list of supported models includes the following cpu modifications: Phison PS3105 (all modifications and all models); Phison PS3108 (all modifications and … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash Spider Board adapter. How to use it?

During the Prague monolith meetup in March 2017 ACELab announced a new Spider Board adapter for convenient monolith reading. In this article we are going to describe the main features of this adapter, show example of MicroSD reading and describe a … Continue reading

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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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PC-3000 SSD. Silicon Motion (SM) Utility

In this article we will speak about data recovery from SSD drives based on Silicon Motion SM controllers. This types of CPU are very popular and usually they are using in a wide number of different value and low-level solid state … Continue reading

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Changes in blog.acelaboratory.com authorization!

Dear PC-3000 Owners! We launched our ACE Lab Blog  over a year ago, and now we have a huge number of articles with helpful data recovery tips and detailed description of different issues that a data recovery engineer may face. Many of you agree that the ACE Lab Blog contains … Continue reading

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PC-3000 DE. Data Extractor RAID Edition. How to find RAID configuration based on user files in Data Extractor RAID Edition

For some complex RAID cases ata Extractor RAID Edition has feature which allows to determine RAID configuration based on user files. Theory and methodology. Let’s look into .zip files. They contain two types of data: – zip metadata (structures which … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Seagate F3. SMP flags issue

A lot of Seagate F3 drives have a problem with LED errors, RWerror problems or just stay in BSY state. In this article we would like to consider the popular solution for such cases. Here is Seagate Grenada drive with … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Building ROM image from SA data on WD Marvell drives with external ROM

The method can be used to recover original ROM image and then write it into donor PCB when original PCB was damaged, lost, or original ROM was lost. The idea is to rewrite the compatible donor ROM image to donor … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Building ROM image from SA data on WD Marvell drives with internal ROM using version 6.X

The method can be used to recover original ROM image and then write it into donor PCB when original PCB was damaged, lost, or original ROM was lost in PC-3000 version 6.0 and later. The “Building ROM image from SA … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. Methods of Data Correction. Readout

In previous article we spoke about ECC correction – first and the main way of bit error correction. Sometimes this feature might be very effective, but in case if your NAND chip base on TLC architecture, there is a high … Continue reading

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