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PC-3000 SSD. List of supported SSD drives (regularly updated) v2.6.5

When we are speaking about SSD recovery we should remember the following things: PC-3000 SSD works only with ATA-based SSD. That means that right now such models as Samsung 960 Pro or Apple MacBook Pro Retina SSD’s are not supported, … 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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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Apple FileVault Drive Encryption: Issues and Solutions

FileVault is a high-end disk encryption program used in Mac OS X 10.3 and later. Most of the Apple’s products that came out after 2003 use FileVault to provide users with a reliable tool to decrypt home folders and personal … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Seagate F3. How to Deal With SenseCode = 87270000 Error.

Hello Friends! Seagate drives are very popular, but they also have a lot of issues in their FW. In this article we will show you how to resolve one such issue: a strange SenseCode = 87270000 error, and get a … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. How to Block the Service Area Access Without Jumpers or Isolation to Get the Data Access.

Hello Friends! What do you normally do when your Western Digital Marvell drive falls into a Busy state as soon as you start Marvell utility and try to read HDD ID? Most likely you isolate head contacts for a 2.5″ … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Shared Database

We are often asked: how to use only one database for multiple computers? Today we present you our how-to on configuring a shared database.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Hitachi IBM ARM. How to get a full User Area access if the translator is bad

Hello Friends! Today we have a rather unusual case to guide you through. It is about Hitachi IBM ARM HTS725050A9A364 without a full User Area access.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Samsung. How to solve LED 1A04 error and get fast data access if heads are weak.

Hello Friends! Today we would like to briefly review how to solve the LED 1A04 error that comes up frequently during the data recovery process from Samsung drives. In the beginning, it looks like that the FW is readable, but … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. How to solve a password issue if the password has never been set.

Hello Friends! Recently we have faced a very interesting and unusual issue with Western Digital drives. It has appeared like the device was ATA password protected, but none of the Western Digital utility options couldn’t bypass this protection. In this … Continue reading

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Specific tools for Flash 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 Specific tools for HDD data recovery Today we publish the final article on … Continue reading

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