Recovery of internal and external Seagate (Barracuda, Expansion, Momentus, Constellation models supported) hard drives using Hetman Software in Los Angeles.
Identifying HDD Noise Problems
Read this article for examples of sounds emitted by a faulty hard disk and learn to identify them. The sounds of clicking, rustling, whistling or vibration that you never noticed before.
A hard disk is a mechanic device, and even being 100% trouble free it may emit certain sounds when working (remember the noise of magnetic heads positioning). That is, presence of certain sounds (especially when the disk is new) may not mean anything at all, but things are very different if you have never heard the noises before. Read More
Data Recovery of Fragmented Files
Read this article to find out how to prevent file fragmentation, and how signature search works when recovering a fragmented disk.
Recovering files from fragmented disks can be more difficult than restoring files that are stored on the disk in a single continuous chunk. In fact, the primary goal of the file system is to store information about the order of sectors on the drive containing files.
of NAS Storage Systems
Read about recovering data from a faulty network storage: the things you should and shouldn’t do. Can data recovery software help you?
Information above applies to logical errors in external storage systems in a fully working state. But what if some component of your external storage system fails? Or what if your NAS storage is simply worn out? Problems with NAS storage are easy to overlook.
Choosing the Right File System:
FAT and NTFS
Read to find out what file system is better and when, and learn what devices are compatble with FAT or NTFS.
Windows offers the choice between two file system families: FAT and NTFS. When formatting new media, you can have a question as to which one is the better file system. As usual, there is no single definite answer. Both file systems can serve you better under a variety of circumstances.