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PC-3000 Portable III SSD System. How to Recover Data and Evidence from NVMe Drives. Silicon Motion Family (SM2260, SM2263XT, HPH8068).

The NVMe Solid State Drives are becoming more and more popular nowadays. According to IDC statistics, the PCIe SSD market share will grow to a 61,4% in 2020. At the same time, the SSDs based on the M.2. PCIe NVMe … 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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3 Ways to Find the Lost Partitions

People who ask for data recovery services often request to recover data from a “lost” partition. The reasons for such loss can vary a lot: drive malfunctions, unsuccessful attempts to disk space allocation, viruses, etc.  Today we will try to … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SSD. Sandisk Ultra II, SSD Plus and WD Blue (Marvell CPU)

Hello friends! Marvell-based controllers are amongst the most complex in the data recovery field. The thing is Marvell company produces only controllers with templates of drive PCB design, basic (default factory) firmware and recommendations on how the SSD should work. … Continue reading

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Making Complex Issues Simple: A Unique Method to Extract Data from RAID with Lost Configuration

Hello everyone! Today we would like to talk about RAID arrays with lost configuration and how to extract data from them. This article will be useful to both digital forensics experts and data recovery engineers. Let’s start with understanding what … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. APFS. Part 1

Hello friends, As you well know file systems play a crucial role in data recovery. And there were a lot of them developed during the past 30-40 years. Some file systems are specific to a particular operating system. For example, … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor RAID Edition. Case Study: Surprise from the Apple Company

Hi everyone, How often do you use Data Extractor RAID Edition to recover data from RAID arrays? How often do you use statistics to define the configuration and recover data from this configuration? We won’t dig too much into the … Continue reading

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How to Correctly Save Data from Time Machine on HFS+ Partition

Time Machine is the standard backup software application in macOS. Time Machine makes hourly backups of the last 24 hours, daily backups for the past month, and weekly backups for everything older than a month. It makes backups until the … Continue reading

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PC-3000 RAID Edition. Case study: Data Recovery from RAID – As Easy As 1-2-3.

Hello Friends, From time to time we have to work with formatted drives. Most file systems have special rules for data recovery from formatted drives. Sometimes, we work with formatted RAID arrays. For RAID cases, there are different rules for … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. New Low Voltage NAND Chips and How to Read Them

Hello guys! In 2018 our we received a lot of new NAND chips that were unreadable by the PC-3000 Flash reader of versions 1.0, 2.0 and even 3.0 without extended power supply adapter. Why that is the case, we will … Continue reading

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