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Easy Way to Find Donor Parts for Your Patient Drives

To recover data from damaged drives, it’s often necessary to use donor PCB or/and donor heads on the patient drive. But where and how do you get such donor drives? The easiest way is to use the “Search donor drives” … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital repair. How to Fix a Used Drive and Hide Bad Areas in Defect Lists.

We keep receiving requests about how to restore the drives with bad areas in order to use them in the future. In this article, we are going to review the restoration process of WD Marvell drive which worked in DVR … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. A Drive in Disguise

Hello friends! It’s often easy to get deceived by the manufacturer’s labels on HDDs and choose a wrong utility. In this article we show you some cases and help you to choose the correct utility for Hard Disk Drives.

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PC-3000 HDD. Seagate F3. How to Write System Files to Non-System Heads.

Hello friends! We all know how to handle drives with bad modules or system files in the Service Area: fix them by writing good modules in place of bad ones. In the case of Western Digital drives, if the original … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. The Importance of having a powerful PC

Hello Friends! As you may already know Flash recovery requires many more hardware resources than data recovery with PC-3000 Express or PC-3000 UDMA Systems. When you have to deal with HDDs, all complex operations are produced by the internal CPU … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Practical advices and Settings Menu Dive In

Hello Friends! Data Extractor utility is a very powerful and flexible tool for data recovery. It has a lot of cool settings that make the imaging process easy and customizable. In this article, we would like to talk about every option … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash 7.2.9.4131. Automatic BadBytes Cutting Feature

Hello Friends! Starting from the PC-3000 Flash 7.2.9 version, you’re able to use the automatic BadBytes cutting feature (Inserts, Addings, Bad Columns). This new mode can help to significantly decrease the time of the manual BadBytes research and cutting.  Please follow … Continue reading

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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 970 Pro / 970 EVO or Apple MacBook Pro Retina SSD’s … 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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