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News on our latest Data Recovery from Servers, Raid Arrays and broken connector repairs. We also sell HDDs and can recover hard disks from electronics failures including IDE, SATA and USB.
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QNAP TS-212 NAS recovery - no network or file access

In the photo is a QNAP NAS Server Model TS-212 which incorporates 3TB Mirror Hard Drive Raid. The drive is shown in the data recovery lab,with no LED network status lights on.
QNAP TS-212 undergoing Data Recovery

Qnap TS-212 NAS Server Drive, Sandbach, Cheshire, UK.
... According to the owner, the drive lost network connectivity, and status light was offline ...

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Dell PowerEdge Server with a PERC5i controller No Configuration

The Dell Perc 5i Raid Bios Configuration Utility screen showing that there was No Configuration Present. There were 4 drives in the Server originally as Raid 10.
Dell Perc 5i showing configuration not present

Dell PERC 5i lost Configuration, Panama City, , PANAMA.
... The client shut down the server and turned it on again but then the server would not boot because the PERC5i controller was sending errors in the 4 hard-drives and it wont let manually put them ONLINE with the Perc 5i Controller's utilities ...

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Compaq Proliant Server SCSI Raid Hard Drives Data Recovery

The photo shows a rack mounted Compaq Proliant 3000 Server with 8 SCSI drive slots. 5 of the slots are occupied by 36.4GB, 18GB, 9.1GB, and 4.3GB. 3 scsi slots (2 in 1 bank, and 1 in the other) are empty, and the raid had become corrupt.
A Compaq Proliant Server with SCSI Hard Disks inserted for Data Recovery

Compaq SCSI Server, Dublin, , IRELAND.
... Long forgotten in the back office, it quietly performed it's duty until one day the raid failed ...

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Easystore Data Recovery when not showing up on network after power cut

4 off 250gb SATA hard disks taken from an Acer Altos Easystore NAS that no longer had LAN network access. The disks were labelled 1 to 4 and made by Western Digital model Caviar SE WD2500JS. The disks are shwon lined up side by side.
Hard drives from an Easystore for recovery after power cut

Easystore NAS, Clevedon, Somerset, UK.
... The client suspected a power cut or power surge had caused the failure and had important data on the drives which were WD2500JS supplied by Acer Altos LBA 488397168 ...

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Recover Laptop folders after Hard Drive re-imaged

Windows 7 laptop which was re-imaged with new operating system and needed files recovering from the previous desktop folder.
Recovering files off a laptop

Windows 7 Laptop, Lambeth, London, UK.
... The drive had been formatted but unknown to the IT firm, the user still had important files on the desktop ...

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Terastation data recovery from raid array error

The photo shows the 4 ide hard drive by Western Digital taken from a terastation that had suffered an error in it's raid array. Also shown is the front view of a Buffalo Terastation model HD-H1.0TGL/R5 with its 4 red leds.
Buffalo Terastation model HD-H1.0TGL/R5 with raid array error

Terastation Raid Array, Knutsford, Cheshire, UK.
... The client had sent it to us after all four lights started to flash and they requested recovering data to a new USB hdd ...

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Seagate SSHD repair broken Sata plastic data point attachment

The circuit board from a Seagate Sata SSHD 2TB drive which had it's data connection point broken so the cable could no longer be attached. The customer only required the data back rather than have the drive working again.
A Seagate SSHD circuit board with repaired plastic data connection point

Seagate SSHD broken connector, Witney, Oxon, UK.
... The repair is sufficient to allow the data to be copied off the drive to a new disk ...

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SCSI hdd data recovery

A pair of SCSI disk drives sent to us for data recovery from a server which used them in Raid to save files and folders. The fdrives had stopped spinning up when the computer was turned on so the client sent them to us for repair.
SCSI Server RAID data recovery

SCSI Data Recovery, Bristol , , UK.
... Files can be recovered from Server Raid5 array failures and when the disk does not spin up and remains silent when powered ...

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Laptop Hard Disk not booting up in to Windows

A Laptop drive taken from a Dell XPS M1530. It used SATA connection, and the laptop had stopped responding. After it had frozen, the disk was sent to us for data recovery.
Windows not starting on Laptop HDD

DELL Laptop Toshiba HDD Windows problem, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK.
... The problem started when the programs like Internet Explorer and Microsoft Word were not responding, i.e ...

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G-Speed data recovery repair folder access

A G-Speed Q drive undergoing data recovery after it became corrupted when connected to an Apple Mac that may not have been shut down correctly. The device held data in a striped raid configuration.
G-Speed data recovery repair file access

G-Speed Q GTech Drive, Salford, Manchester, UK.
... These drives usually can be configured in Raid 5, but also as mirror and striped arrays (Raid 0, Raid 1) ...

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Hard Drive Wrong or Reversed power supply Data Recovery Repair

Repair of a pcb circuit board. PCD repairs to HDD are conducted after incorrect power supply was used. Common damage or faults for these hard disks are power surge, shut down, over-voltage, faulty supply, reversed polarity with a burning smell.
Reversed power connector polarity hard disk drive hdd repair

Reversed Hard Drive Power Supply, Northwich, Cheshire, UK.
... Alternatively this may be caused by Reversed polarity from the power lead being connected the wrong way, or accidentally plugging the wrong (usually laptop/printer/scanner) power supply into the back of the drive causing over voltage supply ...

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Quantum Hard Drive burnt Philips chip drive does not start

A pcb circuit board shown from a Quantum LCT Fireball hard disk with a burnt chip. This one was from an LCT08 which is like the LCT10 and LCT20. This was sent for recovery after the drive failed to start up.
Quantum Hard Drive burnt Philips chip - drive not spinning up

Quantum LCT Hard Drive, Trafford, Manchester, UK.
... Typically the LCT series (LCT08 LCT10 LCT20) fail to start when powered ...

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Data Recovery from an Iomega HDD2H with hard drive not spinning

The photo shows the rear panel of an Iomega HDD2H with its Firewire, USB ESata and power connectors. It has a mesh cooling grill with perforated holes. The unit is large enough for 2 3.5 inch hard drives.
An Iomega HDD2H Drive sent to us for recovery

Iomega HDD2H, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
... When you listened closely it remained silent when turned on - the drive is not spinning when powered ...

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Lacie (Porsche) Burning Smell repair data recovery

A Lacie Porsche disks with flashing poweer supply LED light and not spinning up when plugged in. Before arriving with us for file recovery the customer also said it had a burning smell that he had tried to repair.
Lacie external Porsche drive burning smell when powered

Lacie Porsche Hard Drive, Leeds, Yorkshire, UK.
... We often get cases where the drive fails to start when powered up - you do not hear the drive spinning or booting up however you can sometimes smell electric burning smell ...

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Apple Mac Hard Disk Drive copy files to CD

An image of an Apple Hard drive along with a G4 and G5 Mac, we also recover data from disks from Apple G3 computers.
Old Mac Hard Drive files copied to CD

Old Mac Hard Drive, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.
... This is what happened with one owner of a Mac G3 ...

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SAS Hard Disk Drive and Raid Recovery and Repair

A SAS connector on hard drive is shown, with it's power and data connectors joined together unlike in a SATA disk. This one was sent to us as part of a raid system that needed data recovery.
SAS HDD and Raid Data Recovery Drive Repair

SAS Hard Disks, Wigan, Lancashire, UK.
... This means it cannot be connected to SATA controllers ...

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Trouble accessing Windows User Folder

A screeshot of the Users My Documents Folder ( in Documents and Settings) which cannot be opened on the hard drive. This one was from a customer who needed their data recovering to a usb hard disk.
Cannot open My Documents Folder

Folder Access Problems, Lymm, Cheshire, UK.
... The Windows computer is shut down unexpectedly during a power outage ...

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Data Recovery Lacie Porsche HDD

A Lacie Porsche mobile drive that remained silent after being switched on. Also when powered it had a burning electronics smell and the green blue led power brick light was blinking / flashing before the customer sent it to is to recover the data after repair.
Lacie Porsche hard drive repair data recovery

Lacie Porsche Drive, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, UK.
... It includes backup software for Windows PC and Mac OSX as well as FireWire connection ...

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Maxtor Hard Disk Drive Power Failure

A Maxtor DiamondMax 10 3.5 inch drive hard drive that failed to spin up awhen the computer is turned on. The disk remained silent and was not recognised by the computer bios before it was sent to us for repair. The customer thought they had accidentally connectoed the power plug the wrong way around and had a burning smell before it failed.
Maxtor HDD Not Spinning Data Recovery

Maxtor Hard Drive, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK.
... This includes situations where the drive remains totally silent when powered up, and is not recognised in the computer bios ...

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Buffalo 1TB DriveStation Combo4 data recovery

The top part of a Buffalo Drivestation Duo is shown that was sent to us for repair and file recovery after it failed to start up when switched on.
DriveStation Combo4 file data recovery

DriveStation Hard Disks, Congleton, Cheshire, UK.
... It is designed for local Backing-up/ file restore recovery to a single sata hard drive ...

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LaCie S2S 5TB SATA RAID Data Recovery rebuild

A Lacie Biggest S2S Raid external drive which includes 5 disks usually made by Hitachi. The drive has eSATA connections and sometimes looses it's raid configuration. This one was sent to us to repair and recover the data to a USB drive.
Data Recovery Lacie S2S SATA Drive Raid

Lacie S2S Drive, Leek, Staffordshire, UK.
... It includes an eSATA / SATA connection, and supports hardware RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID 0+1 or JBOD ...

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Seagate 1.5tb desktop and 500GB laptop drive data recovery

A Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 desktop hard drive that was not spinning up when powered, and awaiting repair and data recovery in our lab. This drive is a 500gb, shown with it's label face up.
Seagate SATA 1.5TB and 500GB hdd data recovery

Seagate 1.5TB SATA HDD, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, UK.
... Seagate's 2.5-inch 500gb laptop drives 5400- and 7200-rpm drives Momentus 5400.6 and Momentus 7200 have also launched ...

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G-RAID Data Recovery

A G-Tech G-Raid drive showing the Firewire and USB connection Ports. Modern versions of this external disk include Thunderbolt ports for Apple Mac computer connections. This drive was awaiting data recovery in our lab.
G-tech G-raid hard drives mac data recovery

GRaid Drive, Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK.
... These drives usually incorporate a couple of SATA hard drives, with Firewire or USB connections. ...

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Data Recovery USB snapped connector

A Sandisk with a broken USB connector that snapped whilst plugging it in to a computer. The usb was resoldered to enable the files to be recovered.
Retrieve files from USB memory stick with broken connector

Sandisk Cruzer USB, Winsford, Cheshire, UK.
... Recently we had a Sandisk Cruzer Memory stick 16GB that snapped from connections whilst plugged into the PC ...

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SD card photo recovery - SDHC not recognised

SD card photo recovery (SDHC) not recognised.
SD card photo recovery (SDHC) not recognised

Photo SD \Card, Middlewich, Cheshire, UK.
... The SD memory card was in the digital camera and stopped working ...

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USB light not on and USB memory stick not recognised

AN Easydisk USB whose led would not light on awaiting repair in our lab.
Easydisk USB led not on and memory stick not recognised

Easydisk USB drive, Northwich, Cheshire, UK.
... The Device was unrecognised, and the memory stick light/led not coming on ...

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xD Card DSS file recovery from Olympus Player

An Olympus Voice Recorder that used an xD memory card to store DSS files. The DSS files wwere deleted so the memory card was sent to us for recovery.
Olympus xD memory card recover deleted DSS files

Olympus Recorder DSS File, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
... Quite often customers contact us when they accidentally deleted the important audio DSS files of say interview recordings ...

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Integral Flash drive broken USB connector

An Integral memory stick with a bent USB connector. The flash drive had stopped working after the connector broke, so was being repaired by re-attaching the silver USB.
Bent USB connector repair Integral memory stick

Broken USB connector, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
... The USB connector appears to snap off after heavier usage and the Flash Drive stops working ...

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OCZ CrossOver USB 2.0 Flash drive Recovery

USB OCZ CrossOver memory stick data recovery.
USB OCZ CrossOver memory stick data recovery

OCZ USB, Winsford, Cheshire, UK.
... It is aimed at student, gamer, or professional ...

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USB Flash Sandisk Cruzer power surge shuts down computer

A Sandisk Cruzer USB flash drive that was suspected of suffering a power surge and was no longer recognised the computer. This one is ready for repair at our office.
Sandisk Cruzer USB flash drive not recognized

Sandisk Cruzer flash drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.
... The flash drive triggers a usb device not recognised error message ...

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Dropped USB Flash drive

A close up of the
USB memory stick dropped and not wrorking

USB memory stick, Derby, Derbyshire, UK.
... One common fault is when the disk has been dropped onto a hard surface eg road, desk, or floor ...

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Sandisk Cruzer not recognised when plugged in to Computer

A Sandisk SDCZ12 USB memory stick that failed to work when plugged in, so was sent to us for recovering the files.
Sandisk USB not recognised by Windows

Sandisk USB, Stafford, Staffordshire, UK.
... The drive failed when a second USB drive was plugged in to the system - the USB was not recognized at all ...

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Flash USB memory stick not recognized

An LG USB memory stick that was not recognised by the computer and presently awaiting repair and file recovery.
USB flash disk not recognized

LG USB drive, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.
... When it was plugged in to the computer the light went on then went off and the safely remove hardware icon showed device not recognized ...

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Repair Broken USB memory stick

A close up of a USB flash stick and its pcb circuit board. The connector is soldered to the pcb but sometimes when it is bent, it can rip the tracks off the plastic circuit board so need to be repaired or re-soldered.
Broken USB flash drive repair

Broken Flash drive, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.
... The latest case was an Easypod 1gb usb stick which had the connector contact pads ripped off the pcb damaging the tracks and needs to be soldered back on ...

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Repair USB pen drive not lighting up after fell onto floor

A Samsung USB memory stick that was dropped and no longer flashes. It is awaiting File retrieval.
USB memory stick dropped and no longer flashes / works File retrieval

Samsung USB, Chester, Cheshire, UK.
... The memory stick had been dropped onto tarmac road and now would not light up ...

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SanDisk USB Flash Drives with ReadyBoost

Sandisk Readyboost USB memory stick data recovery
Sandisk Readyboost USB memory stick data recovery

Sandisk USB, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, UK.
... SanDisk Supports Windows ReadyBoost in USB memory sticks ...

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USBest flash memory drive data recovery

A USBest controller chip mounted on a green pcb that is just showing the USB connector attached. This was from a recent repair we did after the connect was broken. We recover many USBest memory stick.
USBest chip USB flash data recovery repair

USBest Flash memory stick, Telford, Shropshire, UK.
... ...

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USB not recognised device Malfunctioned repair recovery

A screenshot when Windows displays the error abut a USB not recognized when the device malfunctioned.
USB not recognized device malfunctioned

USB not recognised, Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK.
... Their light weight and size makes these memory sticks highly portable ...

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USB Flash memory stick - no longer lighting up

A Sandisk Cruzer USB pen drive that no longer had the flashing light when inserted into the usb socket. This one needed the connector repairing.
USB pen drive no longer flashing light when inserted

USB not flashing, Walsall, West Midlands, UK.
... However your heart sinks when the stick does not light up or flash as normal when inserted into the pc computer ...

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USB pen drive broken pcb circuit board

The broken end of a USB circuit board. The pcb has cracked just behind where the metel usb connector is soldered to the plastic. We have repaired such devices in order to recover the data. USB dongle often requires simialr re-solder repairs.
USB flash memory stick broken pcb circuit board connector

Broken USB connector, Coventry, West Midlands, UK.
... This means that when accidental force is used in inserting or removing the drive, it is the plastic circuit board that snaps ...

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USB Flash Drive Requesting format - data recovery

A USB memory stick being held by the end ogf the circuit board. The front of the picture shows the shiny metal usb connector where is connects to the computer. This one is missing it's plastic case.
Data Recovery USB memory stick requesting format

USB requesting format, Cannock, Staffordshire, UK.
... This is usually just when you need the important document or spreadsheet you have recently worked on for the last two weeks ...

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USB Flash pen drive memory stick data recovery or repair connectors

A USB connector where the circuit board has snapped in half while it was plugged into the back of the computer. The elecrical traces have been ripped up, and required repair by soldering them back together as a temporary join to the pcb.
Repair recover data broken usb flash pen drive

USB connector, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.
... at the back side or front where they can either be knocked, trodden on or crushed, the silver usb connector often gets broken or Bent USB or USB Device Not Recognized ...

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USB 3.0 Superspeed spec data recovery

A USB pen drive with the connector pointing upwards.
Data Recovery USB 3 devices

USB Pen drive, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK.
... It offers speeds up to 10 times faster than USB-2.0 ...

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Raid Data Recovery Facility

An Adaptec sata raid internal card that is capable of raid 5, riad 6 and mirror raid configurations for multiple hard drives.
Data Recovery RAID0 RAID1 RAID5 RAID6

Raid5 Array, Sandbach, Cheshire, UK.
... We recover data from all types of RAID systems & RAID Servers ...

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Evesham Silverstor raid recovery

An Evesham Silverstor NAS drive box which incorporates 4 hard disks in Black and Silver. It is connected buy an Ethernet network cable and is basically a Thecus Network attached storage device (also sold under Allnet brand) which often fail to boot up after a power cut.
Evesham Silverstor Raid5 Share Folders

Evesham Silverstore Disks, Stockport, Cheshire, UK.
... The are basically re-badged Thecus NAS drives ...

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Easystore Shared Folder Access Recovery

An Easystore nas raid drive that was made by Acer under the Altos brand. Following a power cut this drive lost its shared folders and disappeared off the network so was sent to us for data recovery.
Easystore Recover Shared Folder Access

Acer Altos Easystore Recovery, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK.
... Unfortunately the marketing people make it too easy to invent a closely derived descriptive name for when an item fails ...

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Iomega ix4-200d VMWare raid recovery

An Iomega IX4-200d drive that was used under iSCSI VMWare as a network raid drive. The system consists of 4 hard disk drives in a raid configuration.
Iomega ix4-200d iSCSI raid recovery

Iomega Virtual Disks, Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, UK.
... After the client attempted repair, the console now showed 4 new disk drives with existing data have been added to your Iomega StorCenter device and requested to Authorise disk overwrite? Fortunately at this point the client contacted us for Data Recovery ...

Virtual Disk Recovery Lab. Click Image to read full Data Recovery article


Recovery from re-formatted ReadyNAS Raid

A Readynas raid drive that performs as a NAS device. This drive was made by Netgear, but later Infrant made them as well. This drive had been reofrmatted and then re-partitioned, and the drive appears unavailable in the control console.
Netgear ReadyNAS Mirror Raid failure

ReadyNAS, Deeside, Flintshire, WALES.
... So it was with the Netgear Readynas NV+ Mirrored Disk (Seagate Barracuda 1TB) ...

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HP Compaq SCSI Raid5 configuration

A set of SCSI hrad disks from an HP Compaq server awaiting data recovery after the raid5 array failed.
HP Compaq SCSI Raid5 configuration

Raid Configurations, Slough, Berkshire, UK.
... However we like the cases no one else wants to touch ...

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Fibrecat Virtual Disk Recovery

A Fibrecat made by Fujitsu Siemens, with 12 hdd raid array and virtual disks managed by VMWare. Hard drives went f=down so we recovered the data to new hard disks.
Virtual Machine Recovery from Fibrecat

Virtual Disks, Swindown, Wiltshire, UK.
... A recent job saw the drives were configured under a raid 5 ...

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Intel SS4000-E lost share folders

An Intel SS4000e 4 hard drive NAS device. This one is configured as Raid5 and has faled to boot up following a power cut over night. There is no access to the shared directories. This one is coloured black, but similar Lacie nas is coloured Silver.
Intel SS4000-E not boot up

Intel SS4000-E data recovery, Wrexham, , WALES.
... Customers who experience failure often say to us that "it was working one day then failed to boot up the next day." Consequently the problem is that the drive data is not accessible from LAN Network so the Shares Directories are lost ...

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SCSI Proliant Server recovery failed raid

A set of 6 SCSI hard drives from a Compaq Proliant 3000 Server. They were configured in a Raid 5 array which failed to boot up, so the disks were sent to us for data recovery and repair.
Compaq Proliant SCSI hard drive recovery

Proliant Server recovery, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK.
... There are many of these old units still in service - chugging away - usually under a mountain dust in a less frequently visited corner of the server room ...

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Lacie 2 Big Disk with burning smell

A Lacie 2 Big disk. This one arrived for data recovery following a burning smell. The Lacie drives do seem prone to this probably due to their fanless design which can lead to heat build up in some offices. Like mosyt Lacie's they were used with Apple Mac OSX computers.
Lacie 2 Big Disk with burning smell data recovery

Lacie 2 Big Disk, Birmingham, , UK.
... It had been formatted on an Apple Mac to create a raid array ...

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Linkstation flashing error data recovery

A Buffalo Linkstation showing the red flashing LED light on the front indicating an error. It's model number is HS-DH-GL and was sent to us for data recovery.
Buffalo Linkstation NAS flashing beeping data recovery

Buffalo Linkstation HS., Liverpool, , UK.
... We can recover data from the Linkstation ...

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Evesham Silverstor Recovery after power cut

An Evesham Silverstore showing the 4 hard disk drives pulled out of it's box. The Evesham unit is also sold under Allnet and Thecus brands, but all run the same proprietary filesystem. This NAS failed after a power cut and is ready to undergo data recovery at outr labs.
Evesham Silverstor recover lost share folders

Recover Lost Share Folders, Connahs Quay, Flintshire, UK.
... The last SIlverstor we did was an XS NA5390080, with 4xWD400 gb HDD which had lost its share folders after raid rebuild following a power cut ...

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VMDK File Data Recovery

A vmdk sign showing data recovery of vmdk files from virtual VMWare server.
VMFS Virtual Disk Recovery

VMDK file Recovery, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire , UK.
... The two we see here more commonly are Microsoft VirtualPC .VHD files and VMWare .VMDK files for Virtual Disk or Virtual Machine ...

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Readynas not boot up data recovery

A Readynas nas unit configured with 4 hard drives formaing a raid. The Readynas is also branded Snazio and made by Netgear or Infrant. This system would not boot up when powered on, so arrived with us and is ready for data recovery.
Readynas Locked Up no data access

ReadyNAS Recovery, Altrincham, Trafford, UK.
... Customers have found the Infrant Readynas NV+ with 4x 500gb Seagate SATA hard drives unit locked up and will not re-boot ...

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Lacie Ethernet Disk Raid corrupt no access to data

A Lacie Ethernet Disk with 4 drives formaing a Raid 5 configuration. The drive can not be accessed via the network or web browser as the raid definition has been corrupted.
Lacie Ethernet Disk Recovery from corrupt Raid

INNS04-4200 Recovery, Lymm, Cheshire, UK.
... 3 x Raid5 + spare hdd, Mirror and pure Raid 5 ...

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Acer Altos Easystore Raid 5 malfunction

An Acer Altos Easystore is shown with one of the hard disk drives withdrawn from the NAS box. This unit had gone offline from the network overnight following a power cut and had lost the raid configuration for the 4 hdd.
Acer Altos Easystore Raid 5 offline

Eastore Recovery., Bolton, Lancashire, UK.
... The NAS will not be accessible over the net even though the hard drive indicator lights still show hdd as healthy or normal ...

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Fibrecat iSCSI Data Recovery

Several racks of Fujitsu Siemens Fibrecat SX80 which were sent to us for recovery of the data after it failed. The system used virtual disks and machines via VMWare so the client needed to recover the VMDK files.
Fibrecat Raid5 Data Recovery

Fujitsu Siemens Raid Systems., Manchester, , UK.
... The form factors of rack mounted FibreCat and Eternus systems are convenient for Data Centres ...

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Terastation E21 Network Controller Repair

A Bufflo Terastation is shown with it's green led screen display. It shows E21 chip failure so required data recovery of the files.
Terastation E21 Network Controller Recovery

Terastation Data Recovery, Birmingham, , UK.
... This usually happens when the customer was just about to backup the terastation to another device - but not soon enough! Anyway - no problem we can recover your data from this error - so call or email us for a quick quote and fast turn around - usally 2 days on these drives. ...

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Sagitta Raid Data Recovery SCSI HDDs

A Sagitta raid tower that had its internal raid card fail. We undertook cloning of the disks then rebuilding the raid array to rescue the files.
Sagitta Raid Data Recovery SCSI drives

Sagitta Raid System., Hull, Humberside, UK.
... These systems were based on the Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) interface ...

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Terastation recover deleted share folders

A pair of Terastation NAS boxes which arrived in our data recovery lab. Both are configured as Raid 5 arrays and use 4 hard disk drives. These are pedestall units, but Terastations are also supplied in 19 inch racks, and can have their lost or deleted share folders recovered.
Terastation recover share folders after format

Buffalo Teratstion Recovery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, UK.
... We can recover deleted share folders or lost files after format of the terastation, and in most cases the recovered data includes original file and folder names ...

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Lacie Server failed after power cut

A Lacie server that failed after a power cut.
Lacie Server not booting after power outage

Lacie Network Server, Liverpool, , UK.
... A sudden power outage, or if the machine is turned off accidentally without proper power-down, can result in the unit no longer booting up correctly ...

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Linux LVM raid data recovery

A seagate hard drive pictured with Linux Penguin. There are 7 hard disks in the Linux raid5 array running under Suse 9.3 that were sent for us for data recovery. The Highpoint 1820a raid controller card had failed after a power-cut and needed to be repaired.
Linux LVM

LVM recovery, Coventry, West Midlands, UK.
... A Power glitch caused 3 disks offline.The system the raid was running in was a Tyan mobo and the os was SuSE 9.3 ...

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Buffalo Linkstation Quad Data Recovery

A Linkstation quad using 4 hard disk drives. This Buffalo NAS had crashed and failed to show up on the network so was sent to us for recovery of the files and folders.
Data Recovery Linkstation Quad NAS

Buffalo Linkstation Quad, Congleton, Cheshire, UK.
... Some customers start receiving write errors and E13, E16, E23, and I12 messages ...

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SCSI Raid data recovery Intel Controller

An Intel SCSI card that was used by a school to control 4 SCSI hard drives in a raid5 array. The Raid 5 went down so there was no access to the files, therefore it was sent to us for data recovery from the SCSI disks.
Scsi Raid File Recovery Intel Controller

Intel SCSI Raid Server, Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK.
... There were 4 SCSI Hard Disk Drives 3 in Raid5 array and a Hot Spare ...

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Western Digital WD NetCenter Data Recovery

A trio of Western Digital WD Netcenter with lost share folders and are now awaiting data recovery.
Netcenter file data recovery

WD Netcenter, Stockton-on-Tees , Teesside, UK.
... Recover accidental removal of the Share Folder ...

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Linux EFS Extent FileSystem Data Recovery

Dicom medical image recovery from MO disks that used the Linux EFS filesystem. The picture shows server towers with data dtreaming around them in blue.
Linux Extent File System EFS Data Recovery

Linux EFS filesystem MO Disks, Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK.
... Sometimes this remains in use on Philips and Marconi Medical CAT scanners which store DICOM images on Magneto Optical Disks (MOD or MO disks) ...

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Intel SS4000E INNS04-4200 not accessible from LAN - data recovery

An Intel INNS04-4200 SS4000E undergoing data recovery in our labs following failed raid after a power cut. The unit shows 4 hard disk drives with quick release handles on the front of the NAS box.
Intel SS4000E INNS04-4200 not showing on network

SS4000E NAS, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.
... Other NAS with similar problems are the Lacie Ethernet disks, Acer Altos Easystore, Systemax MiniVault NASNORCO NS-520 Server ...

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SCSI Raid5 data recovery Netware on a Poweredge Server

3 scsi hard drives that were used in a Dell Netware server. 2 of the 3 raid disks in the array had failed so were awaiting recovery in our lab.
SCSI RAID5 Netware files recovery from a Dell Poweredge Server

Netware SCSI HDD, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.
... Obviously with 2 of the 3 drives down RAID 5 rebuild appears impossible but we successfully recovered all the data inside 3 days ...

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ALLNET ALL-6400 RAID5 data recovery

An AllNet All-6400 nas box that would not show it's files and folders on the network browser. The HDD RAID 5 configuration had become corrupted and so this unit was awaiting data recovery by ourselves.
ALLNET ALL-6400 RAID5 repair

Allnet ALL6400 Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.
... Sometimes a Fan fail can cause the raid 5 to fail ths disallowing access to the files and folders on the drives ...

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Dell Power Edge Server data recovery

A Dell Poweredge Perc Server showing the rack mounted Raid Controller. This is one of the older SCSI disk raid5 that was sent to us for data recovery after the array failed. The newer systems use SATA or SAS drives.
Dell PERC Raid rebuild file recovery

Dell Poweredge Server, Cannock, Staffordshire, UK.
... They used to be primarily SCSI although these days they are SATA or SAS based systems ...

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Storcenter Pro data recovery raid rebuild

An Iomega Storcenter Pro which used Raid5 to store files on the 4hard drives before coming to us for data recovery.
Iomega Storcenter Pro raid5 data recovery rebuild

Iomega NAS Drive, Stourbridge, West Midlands, UK.
... Sometimes we see these units after customers have attempted several raid rebuilds and this can skew the data corrupting the files ...

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Bluetooth PCLOS2009.2 and the EEEPC-1000h

An Asus eeepc running linux.
Bluetooth not working PCLOS & EEEPC

Asus EEEPC, Chester, Cheshire, UK.
... We love Linux and have been taking our first steps in it for the last 7 years ...

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Netgear SC101 data recovery

A Netgear SC101 Nas box that was now showing empty or 0gb. Theis would not allow access to the data files so was sent to us for repair and recovery.
File Recovery from Netgear SC101

SC101 NAS, Walsall, West Midlands, UK.
... The PC was able to attach to the SC101 and see a drive letter but was unable to access the data on the drives ...

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Dell PERC Raid5 data recovery

A Dell PowerVault 14 bay scsi raid shown in its rack mounted configuration. The array was being controlled by a PERC and 2 or 3 drives had failed in the array when the customer sent tit to us for data recovery.
Rebuild Dell Perc RAID-5 arrays

Dell Raid Drives, Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK.
... We have recovered data when 1, 2, and even 3 disks were reported failed in the array by the customer ...

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Buffalo Terastation ISCSI Virtual Disks Recovery

An iSCSI Terastation storing virtual disk volumes across a raid 5 array of 4 hard disks. The client had attempted a raid rebuild before sending the drives to us for data recovery.
Terastation iSCSI Virtual Machine Disk Recovery

Virtual Disks, Crewe, Cheshire, UK.
... They consist of 4 SATA hard drives and the unit is usually used in conjunction with Microsoft's iSCSI initiator to provide anything from LUNs, Virtual Volumes VMware ESX vmfs, Citrix XenServer virtual machines, NTFS partitions to name a few ...

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Snazio Teranas Data Recovery

A Snazio Teranas which is using the proprietary Radiator X-RAID filesystem. This NAS box crashed showing the flashing blue led light on the front and failed to boot up so was sent to us for data recovery.
Snazio Teranas Raid File Recovery

Snazio NAS Drive, Ringwood, Hants, UK.
... The unit can crash or have apparent hardware failure leaving a flashing blue light but not booting up ...

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Intel SS4000-E repair data not accessible

An intel SS4000E showing its 4 sata hard drives being pulled out of the front. The 4 disks were in a raid 5 array which needed data recovery so the customer had sent it to us for repair.
Data Recovery Intel SS4000-E

SS4000E NAS, Camden, London, UK.
... The files folders & data were not accessible via computers from the LAN Network.The client wisely did not alter any settings in the SS4000 and called us ...

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X-Server Raid defunct hard disk Raid5

Some raid hard disks from Mac OSX X Server pictured with an Apple.
X-Server defunct or offline hard disk drive Raid5

Mac X-Server, Telford, Shropshire, UK.
... Errors in the array are shown as hard disk drives (HDD) as defunct or offline ...

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Terastation not boot up No Link E22 error Raid5

A Terastation showing E22 No Link error that would not boot up and was in our lab for data recovery. The Terastation has its hard drives withdrawn from the nas box.
E22 Error Buffalo Terastation No Link E22 not booting up

Buffalo Terastation, Lymm, Cheshire, UK.
... Sometimes it will not boot up ...

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Lacie Ethernet Disk Data Raid Recovery

A Lacie Ethernet Disk model number INNS04-4200-LAC that shows its 4 hard disk raid array. In the control console panel the drives were shown as New Disk due to the disk change notification, even though they had been configured as raid 5 before the power went off.
Data Recovery Lacie ed-mini Ethernet Disk

Ethernet Disk Raid Drive, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
... We can recover from the broken RAID in these systems ...

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Iomega P435m NAS lost raid data recovery

A p435m server that was made by Iomega and used in a 19 inch rack mount. The image shows the 4 hard drives in their removable caddys, however this one lost its raid 5 and would not allow access via the network.
Iomega Rack Nas p435m server raid repair

Iomega NAS P435m, Leicester, Leicestershire, UK.
... It is often configured as Raid 5 with 4x80gb Hitachi hard disk drives ...

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Windows Raid 1 Mirror not booting - file recovery

A Maxtor hard drive, with SATA connector that was used in a Raid. The raid aray needed to be rebuilt after the system failed to boot up.
Windows Mirror RAID1 repair

Windows Mirror Raid Drives, Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK.
... The drives sounded normal but exhibited read errors and the computer would hang / not start up properly. ...

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NAS Network Attached Storage Data Recovery

A man pushing the server back in line.
NAS data recovery

NAS Drive, Stockton-on-Tees , Teesside, UK.
... We can rebuild The Network Storage RAID Arrays for SCSI SATA and IDE ATA Hard Drives ...

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IBM eServer SCSI RAID data recovery

3 scsi hard drives shown in a stack. The hard disks were from an IBM e-Server x-Series which showed that 2 disks has crashed and were offline. The data in raid array was recovered and sent back to Egypt.
IBM eServer X-Series 2 of 3 drives offline raid rebuild

IBM eServer Raid, Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK.
... The machine ran Windows 2003 server ...

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Dell RAID PowerVault MD3000 Data Recovery

A series of servers in a room depicting the possibility of data recovery.
Dell RAID PowerVault Data Recovery Raid Rebuild

Dell Powervault Drives, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.
... The PowerVault MD3000 is the first external RAID SAS array from a this storage system company. ...

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Netgear SC101 firmware and drive partition data recovery

A pair of Netgear SC101 that failed after firmware upgrade and sent to our labs for data recovery.
Firmware update SC101 data recovery lost partition

SC101 Drive, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK.
... Following firmware upgrade the drive partition has been known to disappear ...

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Blade Server Raid Rebuild

A Blade raid server rack that required data recovery.
Blade Server RAID data recovery array rebuild

SCSI Blade Server, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.
... A blade enclosure holds the power supplies, networking, and other components ...

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Intel SS4000-E NAS data recovery

An Intel SS4000-E front view shown with the 4 hdd removable drive trays. The Raid array failed and so the nas but did not boot up, would not show on the network and had flashing led lights on the front. It is awaiting data recovery.
SS4000-E Data Recovery Repair

SS4000E Drive, Hastings, East Sussex, UK.
... They consisted of 4 SATA hard drives, in most cases these are Western Digital WD, Hitachi or Seagate ...

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Acer Altos Easystore data recovery

An Acer Altos Easystore that has lost its share folder access due to raid corruption after a power cut.
Easystore data recovery Acer NAS

Easystore Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.
... The units are usually based on SATA or IDE hard drives ...

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SAS Hard Drive RAID Repair

A SAS hard drive taken from a raid server that was in our lab for data recovery.
SAS Hard Disk RAID Rebuild & Repair

SAS Hard Drives, Cannock, Staffordshire, UK.
... It replaces the parallel SCSI bus and uses the standard SCSI command set ...

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Data Recovery Netware Raid Volumes

Novell Netware server in for data recovery after raid 5 scsi hdd failure.
Netware NSS Dell Poweredge Server Data Recovery

Netware Server, Stourbridge, West Midlands, UK.
... It is often provides shared volumes on a file server in a Local Area Network (LAN) ...

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Western Digital Netcenter Data Recovery

A Netcenter by WD which had failed after a power cut, and then had a shared folder deleted. It was awaiting data recovery in our office.
Netcenter Lost shares data recovery

WD Netcenter, Hull, Humberside, UK.
... We can recover files and folders when the NetCenter has lost its share folder, or data cannot be viewed through the web interface utility ...

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Netgear Storage Central Turbo SC101T Dataplow SFS

An SC101 raid drive which houses 2 IDE hard drives and presents data via the network ethernet connection. These units are well known for loosing data after firmware upgrade.
Netgear Storage Central Turbo SC101T SFS file system data recovery

SC101T Drive, Sandbach, Cheshire, UK.
... Netgear's Network Storage NAS unit supports two Sata Serial ATA hard drives and a gigabit ethernet LAN interface ...

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Buffalo 4 red status lights flashing repair / recovery

A Buffalo Terastation that shows it's 4 read led lights flashing, meaning that no data access is possible. The drive would not boot up in this state or appear on the network. Each light represents the status of the 4 internal hard disks and they blink when the hdd has failed.
Terastation 4 flashing red status led's data recovery

Buffalo Terastation Drives, Stockport, Cheshire, UK.
... However a common failure is having the 4 led lights blinking or flashing and no data access is possible ...

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Dell Perc Raid Container Critical Rebuild recovery

Dell Perc bios console screen showing the raid configuration container with critical status.
PERC Raid Container Status Critical Data Recovery

Dell PERC Raid Drives, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK.
... The error we hear most of is when the Container status shows critical but all member hard disks are shown/recognised ok ...

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Buffalo LinkStation Pro not starting data recovery

A linkstation that had lost access to the share folders. It also failed to start up and remained silent after being switched on.
LinkStation Pro silent when powered - data recovery

Linkstation Pro, Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, UK.
... It can lose data access to share folders & files ...

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LVM2 raid data recovery

A Linux penguin looms into view.
Linux LVM2 data recovery rebuild repair

Linux LVM Raid, Deeside, Flintshire, UK.
... It is mostly compatible with the original LVM Linux Volume Manager LVM ...

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Netware Raid Data Recovery

Raid hard drives shown in ther rack awaiting data recovery.
Netware Dell Poweredge RAID drive failure data recovery

Dell PowerEdge running Netware, Slough, Berkshire, UK.
... We received a 3x 73GB Hard Drive SCSI RAID 5 on a Netware Server Dell Poweredge 1750 ...

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Linux Striped Raid-0 Data Recovery

2 Linux hard drives used to form a raid 0 striped array in an Ubuntu server. The raid was no longer detected so these two WD sata drives were sent to us for recovery of the files.
Linux Server Raid-0 Striped Data Recovery

Linux Raid Server, Swindown, Wiltshire, UK.
... The mdadm raid was set for auto-detect, however data access was destroyed when a new Ubuntu system was installed over Fedora ...

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LaCie 4big Quadra RAID 2TB, 4TB or 6TB file recovery

A Lacie 4Big Quadra external hard drive theat was used an a Mac. It has Firewire Esata and USB connections, and its hard drives are in raid configuration.
4Big Quadra RAID Data Recovery

Lacie Quadra Drive, Wrexham, , UK.
... It can be configured in 7 RAID modes including RAID 0 and RAID 5 ...

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Lacie Ethernet Big Disk file recovery

A lacie ethernet big disk awaiting data recovery.
Ethernet Big Disk data recovery

Lacie Ethernet Disk, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK.
... It will allow file backup, photos, music and videos and operates under Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux operating systems ...

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LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ eSATA USB2

A Lacie Big Disk external drive with firewire usb and esata connections, enclosed in a silver aluminium case. These drives are very popular with Apple Mac owners due to their aesthetic design.
LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ eSATA USB data recovery

Lacie BigDisk Extreme, Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK.
... It is available in 1TB, 1.5TB, and 2TB sizes with RAID-0 (stripping) and Retrospect backup and recovery software for Windows and Mac OSX ...

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Lacie Ethernet Disk mini data recovery

A Lacie Ed Mini disk awaiting data recovery. This was the first Ed-Mini that we worked on and had to develop a new data recovery tool to rescue the files.
Lacie Ed-mini Ethernet NAS data recovery

Edmini Disk, Birmingham, , UK.
... It includes software to allow central file backup, stream photos, music and videos and is supported by Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux operating systems ...

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Buffalo TeraStation Pro II Data Recovery

A terastation awaiting raid rebuild following hard drive failure. It is shown with the nas box door open exposing the 4 hdd inside.
TeraStation Pro Data Recovery

Buffalo Terastation Pro, Liverpool, , UK.
... Built in SMB, FTP server ...

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Asus Sata Raid Data Recovery Rebuild

A close up picture of Asus Motherboard and sata raid hard drive. The raid 0 was lost and so the drive was not recognised as part of the array. Following this it ws sent for data recovery to ourselves.
Asus motherboard raid-0 rebuild sata drives

Asus Raid, Hull, Humberside, UK.
... We recover an increasing number of RAID-0 problems from this board, often occurring with Maxtor or WD Raptor Sata Hard disk drives ...

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Buffalo TeraStation Pro II 19 inch Rackmount raid recovery

A rack mounted Terastation which lost its raid array. The fornt cover is closed, so hiding the 4 internal hard disks.
TeraStation Rack-mounted data recovery

Terastation Pro, London, , UK.
... It features 4 bay quick-swap SATA hard drives, Gigabit Ethernet connection, Built-in FTP server RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD, in a 19 inch Rack format ...

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Buffalo TeraStation Live NAS data recovery

A Terastation Live made by Buffalo. The NAS is awaiting data recovery in our lab.
TeraStation Live data access recovery

Terastation Live, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK.
... USB ports allow extra hard drive expansion, and LAN connection is via a Gigabit interface ...

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Buffalo LinkStation Live LS-CHL data recovery

A Linkstation Live that was made by Buffalo and is presently waiting for data recovery and file access repair.
LinkStation Live LS-CHL data recovery repair

Linkstation Live, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
... It is based on a single SATA hard drive and is Mac OSX and Windows compatible. ...

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LaCie 2TB RAID5 NAS data recovery

A close up of a Lacie NAS box showing the orange blinking led lights on the front. The drive door is closed hiding the 4 hard disks that were configured in a raid array. The raid array needed repair in order to access the data.
LaCie RAID5 data recovery

Lacie NAS, Southall , Middlesex, UK.
... It has an ftp server and can act as DHCP server for the LAN local area network via 2 gigabit ethernet connections. ...

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Buffalo TeraStation iSCSI data recovery raid access

An iSCSI Buffalo Terastation awaiting data recovery in our lab.
TeraStation iSCSI data recovery raid access rebuild

Terastation iSCSI Virtual Disk, Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK.
... Available as 1TB (TS-I1.0TGL/R5), 2TB (TS-I2.0TGL/R5) and 4TB (TS-I4.0TGL/R5), or rackmounted 1TB (TS-RI1.0TGL/R5), 2TB (TS-RI2.0TGL/R5) and 4 TB (TS-RI4.0TGL/R5) ...

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LaCie 2TB Ethernet Big Disk data recovery

A Lacie BigDisk which connects to the network via Ethernet and is popular with Apple Mac users.
LaCie Ethernet Big Disk data recovery repair

Lacie BigDisk, Colchester, Essex, UK.
... It's USB port allows connection of additional hard drive ...

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LaCie 2big RAID Hard drive data recovery

A Lacie 2Big network raid drive that was sent in to us for data recovery.
Data Recovery Lacie 2BIG RAID disk

Lacie 2Big Disk, Portsmouth / Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.
... They include 2 hot-swappable removable hard drives ...

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Data Recovery LaCie 4TB Network RAID Ethernet Disk

A lacie ethernet disk in silver colour with its led status lights on showing the health of the hard drives, raid array and ethernet connectivity. This one was awaiting data recovery.
Lacie Ethernet Disk 4TB data recovery

Ethernet Disk, Brentwood, Essex, UK.
... It has 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, along with USB connectors to attach further drives ...

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LaCie 5big NAS hard drive RAID-5 RAID-6 2.5TB, 5TB and 7.5TB

A Lacie 5 big RAID drive awaiting data recovery and reapir after it disappeared from the network.
RAID data recovery rebuild Lacie 5BIG Network drive

Lacie 5Big Disk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
... It offers both RAID5 and RAID6 modes and 2.5TB, 5TB and 7.5TB capacities ...

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LaCie 4TB Biggest Quadra 4-Disk RAID rebuild data recovery

A Lacie Biggest Quadra external drive with Firewire, usb and eSATA connections awaiting data recovery in our labs.
Data Recovery Lacie Biggest Quadra RAID rebuild

Lacie Biggest Quadra Raid Disk, Birmingham, , UK.
... It has 4TB and interfaces through FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0 and eSATA / SATA ...

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Buffalo LinkStation Quad NAS Raid drive Data Recovery

A Linstation quad awaiting data recovery. This unit has 4 drives in Raid configuration and sometimes this is lost after a power cut.
Data Recovery LinkStation Quad NAS RAID rebuild

Buffalo Linkstation Quad, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.
... It includes a BitTorrent client, SMB, FTP and file management features to share and back-up files over the LAN network ...

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LaCie Rack-mounted Ethernet Disk 2TB, 4TB and 6TB data recovery

Lacie Ethernet Server in its rack mounted format, sent in for data recovery after it lost its raid configuration.
Data Recovery Lacie Ethernet Disk rack mounted

LaCie Ethernet Disk Rack, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK.
... It has Gigabit Ethernet connection and is Active Directory compatibility ...

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Thecus N7700 7-Bay NAS Server Data Recovery

A Thecus N770 NAS server awaiting data recovery, and shown with its front door open exposing the 7 internal hard disk drives formaing the raid array.
Thecus N7700 data recovery raid rebuild

Thecus N770 Drive, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.
... The N7700 supports RAID 0, 1, 5,6,10, and JBOD as well as eSATA port for additional SATA hard Drive ...

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Mandriva mini for Netbooks data recovery

The linux penguin intimating raid data recovery from linux systems.
Mandriva linux Netbook data recovery

Linux Raid Drives, Hastings, East Sussex, UK.
... Unlike Windows, Linux Mandriva Mini has a small footprint, power management, and interfaces designed for the small display screens on these small notebook computers. ...

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Adaptec SATA RAID Data Recovery

An hard drive from an old adpatec raid server.
DATA Recovery Raid Rebuild Adaptec SATA hdd

Adaptec Raid Controller, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.
... These include Hot Space (RAID 5EE) and Striped Mirror (RAID 1E). ...

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Raid Data Recovery Facility

A seagate hdd from an Adaptec raid array controller.
Data Recovery RAID0 RAID1 RAID5 RAID6

Raid Drives, Cannock, Staffordshire, UK.
... We recover data from all types of RAID systems & RAID Servers ...

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Storcenter Data Recovery

Iomega Storcenter Pro 150d and and 400e expansion rack which accompanies the Iomega StorCenter Pro NAS 400r Server rack mounted.
Recovering data from Iomega Storcenter

Iomega Storcenter, Hull, Humberside, UK.
... The Storcenter 150d had undergone several raid rebuild attempts before failing and being sent to us ...

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Data Recovery, and Conversions

Data Recovery, and Conversions problems that we recover data from are listed below.
Data Recovery Conversion Transfer File Recovery Repair Read Files Data.
News on our latest Data Recovery from Servers, Raid Arrays and broken connector repairs. We also sell HDDs and can recover hard disks from electronics failures including IDE, SATA and USB..