Software-based recovery of data from USB flash drives and external HDD’s using Hetman Recovery products.
File Recovery Algorithm
Read about data recovery procedure for NTFS disks and the algorithm used by file recovery apps.
Now when we covered most of the theory, we can proceed to actually recovering files. As you may remember from our previous article, FAT was never designed with data recovery in mind. As a result, FAT was very inconvenient to work with when it came to recovering lost information.
from External Storage
Read about recovering data from network storage (NAS) and external USB or eSata disks formated in FAT or NTFS.
Various types of external storage quickly gain popularity. External storage systems are easier to maintain, upgrade and extend than computers’ built-in hard drives. They can be shared over the network safer and easier than computer hard disk drives. They can be conveniently placed and connected via a convenient link. Finally, users can add huge storage capacities to their laptops and mobile devices, which would otherwise be completely impossible.
from SSD: Myths and Reality
Read about SSD recovery issues: physical destruction of files with TRIM command and when it doesn’t work.
SSD drives are quickly replacing traditional magnetic hard disks. Often used as system disks, SSD drives hold the operating system, application, and all or most user files such as documents, settings, browser favorites, email etc. Having no moving parts, SSD drives are supposedly more reliable than their mechanical counterparts. However, user error, virus attacks and operating system failures present similar issues of data integrity.