Software-based recovery of Sandisk memory cards, external USB drives, integrated and regular SSD drives using Hetman Software products in Los Angeles.
How To Repair a USB Flash Drive
Read about fixing USB drive errors, and about VID and PID values of USB devices.
Most people who work with their computer more or less regularly are sure to have a flash drive (and even several of them). Sometimes a flash drive can become faulty, for example after a failed formatting or due to some errors.
SDXC: Recovering 64GB and 128GB Memory Cards
This article is a must-read if you want to know the difference between SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards, and the peculiarities of data recovery from SDHC and SDXC cards.
Storage is getting cheaper, smaller while offering higher capacity every year. 64 GB memory cards are extremely common in today’s smartphones, digital cameras, tablets and media players. Due to their sheer capacity, a single failure can cause a local catastrophe with that much information being gone.
Predicting SSD Failures:
Specific S.M.A.R.T. Values
Read about the S.M.A.R.T. values peculiar to SSDs and software to show you the disk wear level.
SSD drives don’t have some parameters that are specific to magnetic hard drives. Instead, they have other variables representing overall health of the disk. S.M.A.R.T. tools calculate SSD health by analyzing the following variables: Reallocated Sectors Count, Current Pending Sectors Count, Uncorrectable Sector Count, as well as Percentage of the Rated Lifetime Used (or SSD Life Left, whichever is available).
How to Lose Digital Photos Fast
In this article, we’ll analyze the most widespread causes of losing photos from cameras, memory cards and smartphones, and find out how to prevent this misfortune.
Offering a popular tool for recovering lost and deleted pictures, we have dozens of customers sharing their stories of lost images every month. With the help of our clients, our customer support team was able to compile the list of situations happening nearly every day. Some of them are hardware related, but most are merely user error or negligence.
Disadvantages of RAW Shooting, RAW & JPEG File Formats
Read about pros and cons of RAW images, and what utilities are the best to recover deleted RAW files.
There are of course some clear disadvantages of shooting RAW. RAW files cannot be printed or viewed as easily as JPEG’s. They must be processed with proper software for best results. Naturally, their main disadvantage is the time required to process RAW images.