Posts belonging to Category Data Recovery

Overwritten file data recovery

A lost novel and an overwritten file We recently had a query from an author about a half-written novel which had been lost from their computer. Their daughter had accidentally edited the file containing the novel, and replaced the entire contents with a school project of almost the same size. The writer had already sent […]

Fake SSD drives

There’s an interesting story on reghardware about a fake 500Gb SSD drive purchased in China. It turns out that the drive just contained a 128Mb USB key and some clever software to enable data written to the drive to be recorded in a loop. Sadly no chance of recovery of the lost data with a […]

Implementing a Backup Strategy

As a data recovery professional I should know more than anyone the importance of backing up files. But I am now going to make an admission: as I write this, neither my personal laptop at home, nor any of my family’s computers, are adequately backed up. Why on earth did I allow this to happen? […]

London Data Recovery

We are sometimes asked whether we have a London office where hard drives can be delivered for recovery.  At present, however, we only have offices in Cambridge, approximately 1 hour from London by car or train. We receive hard drives both in person and by post – when sending drives to us by post, we […]

New techniques for camera card photo recovery

Over the past 2 or 3 months, we have made exciting steps forward in the recovery of camera cards where the card itself has failed, or has been physically damaged. In the past, there have been cases where the cards have simply not responded to any attempts to read them, and although we have had […]