Free Data Recovery

Despite offering world-class data recovery from our workshop here in Portsmouth, we understand that sometimes, the data just doesn’t justify the cost of getting it recovered. If you’re going to go it alone and attempt a DIY recovery, we’ve got some handy tips to avoid making things worse. It might be a good idea to …

Fire Damage Data Recovery

Although hard drives are not completely sealed, they only have a couple of small holes which are rarely breached by fire. In most cases the external electronic parts (pcb) of the drive receive most of the damage, leaving the delicate discs and heads intact. The circuit boards are not well-protected as they are screwed to …

SSD Data Recovery

SSDs (Solid State Drives) may one day become the standard form of storage in computers. Apple laptops are already heading that way. There are certainly many advantages when comparing SSDs to HDDs (Hard Disk Drives), however they do bring their own problems, which are often not well reported. We don’t care how good SSDs can …

FAQ

Here are some answers to our most common questions. Feel free to ask more questions in the comments and we will add the answers here. How much does data recovery cost The cost of data recovery depends on the problem with the drive. Most drives are recovered without needing to take them apart, and we …

MacBook Pro Woes

There have been some new reports of drive issues in the new MacBook Pros. It seems that the updated Seagate 7200rpm drives are getting a bit noisy at times and clicking. No reports that this causes anything particularly sinister, but after the (still ongoing) MacBook headcrash fiasco, it’s bad news to see another problem between …