PC-3000 HDD. Western Digital 4F ROM Module recovery mode

Hello Friends! All of you already know that the PC-3000 can recover ROM from old Western Digital Marvell drives with External (in separate chip) and Internal (in MCU) ROM.  However, it was a problem to recover ROM from newer families, … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Portable III/Express/UDMA. How to Fix a Rosewood SSHD with a Damaged NAND Chip

Hello guys! The issue with a damaged NAND chip is very popular for the ST1000LX015 and ST2000LX001 models. At the ACE Lab Online Technical Conference 2021 we showed a case on this topic. Following up, this blog article with step-by-step instructions explains … Continue reading

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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 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 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 SSD. Silicon Motion (SM) Utility

In this article we will speak about data recovery from SSD drives based on Silicon Motion SM controllers. This types of CPU are very popular and usually they are using in a wide number of different value and low-level solid state … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SSD. Phison Utility

Starting from PC-3000 6.3x and PC-3000 SSD 2.4.4, it’s become possible to work with Phison-based drives. Right now the list of supported models includes the following cpu modifications: Phison PS3105 (all modifications and all models); Phison PS3108-S8 (all modifications and … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. Intelligent ReRead Mode

Hey guys! As you may well know a new version of PC-3000 Flash 7.1.1 is available in personal update boxes for all customers with active Technical Support service. In this article, we would like to tell you more about a … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash Spider Board adapter. How to use it?

During the Prague monolith meetup in March 2017 ACE Lab announced a new Spider Board adapter for convenient monolith reading. In this article we are going to describe the main features of this adapter and show example of MicroSD reading. PC-3000 … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Windows Bitlocker, Apple FileVault, TrueCrypt

As you know there are different software that allow to encrypt users area. Our developers proceed to research a ways for decrypt drives encrypted by software methods. PC-3000 version 6.2.x allow to work with such encrypted drives and decrypt by … Continue reading

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