Desktops & Laptops

DATA FIRST DESKTOP AND LAPTOP/NOTEBOOK DATA RECOVERY SERVICES

Technology is there to simplify our lives and help us perform to a level that could not be achieved otherwise and therefore the failure of these devices can lead to disruption in our business and personal lives in an instant. There are a number of ways in which you can lose data on your computer (desktop, laptop or notebook) through electrical failure, mechanical or physical damage, software malfunction and/or human error.

EXAMPLES

  • Physical Damage – from accidental dropping  to intentional throwing of the media due to frustration
  • Power failure / electrical surge
  • Data corruption
  • Data loss due to virus activity
  • Hard disk drive component failure
  • Head stack assembly failure
  • Hard disk drive crashes
  • Fire damage
  • Liquid or moisture damage (clean water, salt water, coffee , wine etc.)
  • Internal contamination and damage
  • Reformatting of partitions
  • Deleting data by accident
  • Firmware malfunction

 

SOME EXAMPLES OF HARD DRIVE MANUFACTURERS WE RECOVER FROM:

All IDE, EIDE and/or SCSI drives, including but not limited to the following:

  • Areal
  • CDC
  • Compaq
  • Conner
  • Digital
  • Epson
  • Fuji
  • Fujitsu
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Hitachi
  • IBM
  • Imprimis
  • JTS
  • JVC
  • Kalok
  • Maxtor
  • Micropolis
  • NEC
  • Quantum
  • Rodime
  • Samsung
  • Seagate
  • Western Digital
  • Seagate
  • Toshiba
  • Western Digital

Seagate & IBM Fibre Channel drives with FC (1Gig Copper) interfaces

All ST/MFM, ESDI & RLL drives, including:

  • Conner
  • Fuji
  • Fujitsu
  • IBM
  • JTS
  • Kalok
  • Kyocera
  • LaPine
  • Maxtor
  • Micropolis
  • Microscience
  • Miniscribe
  • Priam
  • Quantum
  • Seagate
  • Tandon
  • Toshiba
  • Tulin
  • Western Digital

All MCA drives from Seagate, Western Digital and IBM with 2.5-inch ESDI laptop interfaces and IBM ST-506.

All PCMCIA Type 1, 2 and 3 hard drives from IBM, Integral Peripherals, Procomm and Western Digital.

Toshiba and Hitachi 1.8-inch ATA-5 drives

Micro-drives by IBM (CF+ Type 2)

EXAMPLES OF OPERATING & FILE SYSTEMS WE INTERFACE WITH:

Intel Platforms

  • Windows 7 & 8 (Mobile and Desktop) with NTFS file systems
  • Windows XP Professional and Home (FAT32, FAT16 or NTFS file systems) using standalone basic partitions or dynamic spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows 2000 Professional and/or Server with NTFS, FAT32 or FAT16 file systems using standalone basic partitions or dynamic spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows NT Workstation and/or Server with NTFS or FAT16 file systems using standalone, spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows ME, 98 or 95 (FAT32 or FAT16 file systems).
  • MS-DOS and variations using FAT12 or FAT16 bit file systems.
  • Compressed volume managers (including Stacker, DriveSpace and DoubleSpace).
  • OS/2 with FAT and HPFS file systems.
  • Novell NetWare (FAT and NSS file systems) using standalone, spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.

 

Unix Operating systems

  • SCO Open Server and Xenix
  • UnixWare from Novell and SCO
  • Solaris
  • Linux with ext2fs, xfs, reiserfs & jfs file systems on standalone & RAID volumes
  • BSD-based systems (such as OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and BSDI)

 

LynxOS

QNX

MAC OS

 

Unix Systems

  • Solaris on Sun/SPARC equipment, with ufs and Veritas VxFS file systems
  • HPUX (on Hewlett-Packard stations) with hfs and Veritas VxFS file systems on standalone and LVM volumes
  • IRIX on SGI workstations with efs and xfs file systems
  • OpenVMS and VMS on Compaq and DEC equipment using ODS file systems
  • AIX on IBM RS/6000 with jfs file systems on LVM volumes

 

HDD BRANDS WE COMMONLY RECOVER DATA FROM, AMONG MANY OTHERS:

  • Conner
  • Fujitsu
  • HGST (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)
  • Hitachi
  • IBM
  • Maxtor
  • Quantum
  • Samsung
  • Toshiba
  • Western Digital

 

 HDD INTERFACES WE CONNECT TO:

  • Apple Macbook AIR [2008 - 2014] (SSD & HDD)
  • Apple Mac book Pro (SSD & HDD)
  • CF + (compact flash i.e. Toshiba 1.8-inch)
  • Lenovo Carbon X1 (SSD & HDD)
  • LIF (Low Insertion Force)
  • mSATA (all makes and models)
  • PATA  2.5-inch & 3.5-inch (older IDE models)
  • SAS 2.5-inch & 3.5-inch (Serial Attached SCSI)
  • SATA 2.5-inch & 3.5-inch
  • SCSI (Small Computer System Interface)
  • ZIF (Zero Insertion Force)

 

SSD BRANDS WE RECOVER FROM:

  • ADATA
  • Angelbird Technologies
  • Apacer
  • Centon Electronics, Inc.
  • Corsair Memory
  • Crucial
  • Curtiss-Wright
  • Fusion-io
  • Greenliant Systems
  • G.Skill
  • Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
  • Hynix
  • Indilinx
  • Intel
  • Kingston Technology
  • Lexar
  • LSI Corporation
  • Memoright
  • Micron Technology
  • Mushkin
  • OCZ Technology
  • OWC
  • RunCore
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SandForce
  • SanDisk
  • Seagate Technology
  • STEC, Inc.
  • Strontium Technology
  • SuperTalent
  • Texas Memory Systems
  • Toshiba
  • Transcend
  • Verbatim
  • Viking Modular Solutions
  • Violin Memory
  • Western Digital

 

It has to be noted that technology is always changing and we are constantly updating and upgrading to accommodate the ever-changing nature of technology. So if you don't see your product listed above, please contact us for a full list and receive a FREE no-obligation quote.