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PC-3000 Portable III. The Standalone Mode to Diagnose Drives, Create Sector-by-sector copies, and Erase Data Without a Host Computer

Hello, guys! As you well know, our new PC-3000 Portable III tool has a built-in screen and it’s own Operating System, which allows communicating with connected drives without a host PC! In this article, we are going to find out … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. How to Merge a Sequence of Bin Files into One Image File

Hello friends! Let’s imagine the following situation: After you have finished recovering data, you get only a sequence of binary files which contains recovered raw data that were deleted or corrupted (e.g. task.prm, map.bin, and other files related to the … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SAS. How to Change Sector size and Edit Power-on Hours.

Hello Friends! Some SAS drives have a limitation in their FW: they work for some time (Power-on Hours value written inside of FW), but when the time is over, the drive stops working no matter its condition. Also, some NAS … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. How to Solve the Device Fault State (DWF) Issue

Hello friends! Today we want to discuss another feature implemented with the new PC-3000 Software Ver. 6.7. – the solution to the Device Fault issue. Sometimes, you can get it right after power on. Sometimes, your drive may come into … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. How to Recover Data from NAND Flash Drives with the Newest AU89102DF Controller

The PC-3000 Flash supports the biggest variety of damaged NAND Flash controllers from different manufacturers, including one of the oldest – Alcor Micro. For the last 15 years, this company has developed a huge number of different modifications of USB … Continue reading

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WD SMR. How to Unlock Palmer SATA PCB and Use It For Future Unlocks.

Hello Friends! Every day we face more and more SMR Palmer drives. All of them are SED locked, and when the Service Area modules are damaged, or data is not available, we must use a special unlocked SATA PCB in … Continue reading

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PC-3000. The “Active utility” option

Hello, friends! As you already know, the PC-3000 has an “Active utility” option.  So today we will show you how and when to use it.

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WD SMR drives: How to Access Data If a Second-Level Translator is Damaged.

Hello friends! These days we all very often face modern SMR drives. From this article, you will find out what they actually are, what the difference between SMR and PMR drives is, how to bypass issues in SMR drives and … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor RAID Edition. Smart and Easy Method To Recover Data from BtrFS File System

Hello Everyone! BtrFS is not just an advanced file system. It’s a standard file system with a RAID configuration combined. Data recovery from BtrFS is a difficult but interesting process.  And with Data Extractor RAID Edition, you can forget about … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Portable III: Great Tool! The NVMe Support! What Else Is Good?

The PC-3000 Portable III perked up the world of data recovery! It’s been several weeks since we’ve launched our new product. In that time, we’ve received a ton of questions, seen a good share of discussions, and took notice of … Continue reading

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