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

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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?

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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 in a lot of ways. Say, when your monolith (SD or mSD digital card) has a lot of Bad Sectors, and during data copying from such a device, card reader becomes stack and the whole Windows OS might get stacked as well. In such a case you can use Card Adapter for copying data and jumping through damaged sectors.

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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.

What exactly is SSHD drives and how do you work with them?

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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 you will definitely need (and where to get them).

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. The easier way to fix Init SMART Fail error

Hello dear PC-3000 users!

SMART has proven to be the powerful method for monitoring the state of the drive in need of repair. This system detects and reports on various indicators.is system detects and reports on various indicators.

However, SMART is the part of the service area of the drive and thus can be damaged just as other system files.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. How to solve the Slow Responding issue if heads can not write.

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As you may know, when heads cannot pass the test during the initialization process, Western Digital Marvell drive does not allow an access to the service and user areas. If one of the system heads is in good condition, you may edit the head map in RAM, get SA access and resolve the Slow Responding issue. If both system heads cannot write in the service area,  they should be replaced.

But some new Western Digital drives can get the service area access even if system heads cannot write because they are weak, or have been taken from a donor and not fully compatible. Such heads can even read the user area but are usually extremely slow.

In this short article, we will review the method to bypass this issue and to read the data as fast as possible with the current heads of the device.

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Essential tools for your data recovery lab

We continue our articles on how to select the right equipment to better organize your data recovery facility.

We have already discussed the best PC configuration for your business. Now 4 more articles about important tools are coming:

  • Essential tools
  • Consumables
  • Specific tools for HDD
  • Specific tools for Flash

Today  we are going to discuss the essential tools for every data recovery lab.

Let’s get to it!

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PC-3000 for HDD. The password removing procedure for Seagate F3 drives

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In this article, we would like to describe the procedure of password removing for Seagate F3 drive. We have tested this method for the Sapta15 family of Seagate F3 Architecture. However, this approach works for other families of Seagate F3 Architecture as well.

Please keep in mind that this procedure works for the drives protected by the user password and is inapplicable for master password protected drives.

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PC-3000. The “Active utility” option

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As you already know, the PC-3000 has an “Active utility” option.  So today we will show you how and when to use it.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Toshiba. How to bypass the NAND problem in SSHD drives.

Hello Friends! SSHD drives usually work faster and more efficient than the common HDD drives due to a special NAND part, where the recent data cached, that’s why people choose them in order to improve the PC perfomance. But what to do if such drive stops responding,  and we can’t reach the User Area access?

From example in this short article we will know how to fix the NAND problem and reach the data in Hybrid Toshiba drives.

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