Recovering Toshiba Laptop, Memory Cards, Drives Data in Los Angeles

Software-based recovery of Toshiba laptops, memory cards, external and internal HDD, SSD, USB drives using Hetman Software products in Los Angeles.

Securely Destroying Information: The Issue of Solid-State Drives

Securely Destroying Information: The Issue of Solid-State Drives

Read about peculiarities of SSDs when it comes to storing and deleting information, and why traditional data recovery methods don’t work for solid-state drives. There are two issues with Solid-state drives. First, it’s very difficult to erase anything really secure. Second, it’s very difficult to recover information no matter which way it’s been erased. Pretty much everything said above only applies to conventional magnetic hard drives, USB flash drives and older SSD drives with no TRIM support.

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Why Data Recovery Comes Handy Even if You Do RAID and Backups

Why Data Recovery Comes Handy Even if You Do RAID and Backups

This article will explain the meaning of the term “fault tolerance”, the extra security RAID systems add, and what backups can and can’t do when it comes to securing valuable information. Familiarizing oneself with one of the many data recovery tools is an essential step of ensuring data integrity in the long run. Fault-tolerant systems, redundant storage arrays and even scheduled backups often do not mitigate the need of having a data recovery tool. Why is it so? This article looks at what ‘fault tolerance’ means, what kind of additional data safety is provided by RAID arrays, and what backups can and cannot do when it comes to ensuring the integrity of your data.

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When Software Can’t Help: Hard Disk Drives

When Software Can’t Help: Hard Disk Drives

When data recovery software can’t help you anymore: the signs of your hard disk worn out to the limit. As manufacturers of software tools for recovering users’ data, we are often presented with cases when our tools could not help. Is there a different tool that could do the job better, or is information truly unrecoverable? In this article we’ll have a look at physically damaged storage devices, review early signs of upcoming failure and give tips on what to do next if your storage device has failed.

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