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Why does VCR scanning show only a few bad sectors while online scanning show a lot?

Why does VCR scanning show only a few bad sectors while online scanning show a lot?

Q:Why does VCR scanning show only a few bad sectors while online scanning show a lot? A: Because softwares like VCR/MHDD do not scan a single LBA at a time, by default it scans 256 LBAs at a time. If there is a bad block in 256 LBAs, one error...

 

How to Recover Data from Scratched Hard Drives

How to Recover Data from Scratched Hard Drives

It has been the top secret on how to recover lost data from scratched hard drives until Dolphin Data Lab released their Scratched hard drive data recovery tools and training courses. To recover scratched hard drives, the very first step is to...

 

Seagate HDD Repair Tips and Tricks

Seagate HDD Repair Tips and Tricks

As for Seagate HDD Repair, it depends mostly on selftest. The FW area of Seagate hard drives is relatively stable and you need to understand the Seagate hdd repair commands before you want to repair the damaged Seagate HDD. Selfrepair and Selftest A...

 

Seagate HDD Repair Common Commands

Seagate HDD Repair Common Commands

Seagate Hard Drive Structure Seagate hard drives has almost the similar basic structure with Maxtor hard drives. The only difference is the way to access to the firmware area. The two serial bus pins of the jumper ports of Seagate hard drives...

 

Firmware Repair and Data Recovery Basics

Firmware Repair and Data Recovery Basics

When we talk about firmware in data recovery field, it’s one very common word and topic many people are interested in. So far in data recovery market, not many hdd firmware repair tools are able to fix firmware damage at a high success...

 

How To Recover Data From USB Flash Drive With Crystal Oscillator Damage

How To Recover Data From USB Flash Drive With Crystal Oscillator Damage

We got one flash data recovery case from one client who owned the HY518 4G USB flash drive with double-storage IC.The USB disk was not detected at all. After initial discussion with the client, we had learnt that the USB drive dropped to the...

 

Hard Drive Buying Guides In The View Of Data Recovery

Hard Drive Buying Guides In The View Of Data Recovery

Many people are talking about how to buy a hard drive from the view of the hard drive interfaces, sizes, buffer, RPM, hard drive noises, Average Seek Time and its supplementary technologies but seldom do people talk it about in the view of...

 

How To Fix Damaged ATA Module For WD Black I Series

How To Fix Damaged ATA Module For WD Black I Series

ATA Module And How To Fix Damaged ATA Module ATA Module Overview 1,It’s used to get into the factory mode. 2,The LBA value becomes 0 when it’s damaged. 3,ROM and ATA module must be compatible with each other. How To Fix Damaged ATA Module...

 

Head and Platter Swap Review

Head and Platter Swap Review

Head and platter swap are one of the most typical data recovery cases in the clean room. Platter swap and head swap needs time to understand and develop your own techniques on this. Some physical or clean room data recovery training courses...

 

What to Do If Original ROM is Missing

What to Do If Original ROM is Missing

For many of  our professional data recovery engineers, we may met such data recovery cases on WD drives whose original ROM is missing due to damaged PCB. If the original ROM is missing, What will you do?  Many people tried to install another...