DESKTOPS & NOTEBOOKS

EXAMPLES OF DATA LOSS SITUATIONS

Recovery from physical and logical damage due to mechanical and electrical failure, software corruption or human error.

  • Physical Damage – failure to power up
  • Cannot access drives or partitions
  • Corrupted data
  • Virus related data loss
  • Hard disk component failure
  • Hard disk crashes
  • Fire, water, coffee and other liquid damage
  • Media surface contamination and damage
  • Accidental reformatting of partitions
  • Accidental deletion of data

THE RECOVERY PROCESS


NOTEBOOK HARD DRIVE BRANDS, MODELS AND INTERFACES

The following is an extensive list of drives we support

EIDE and IDE drives from all manufacturers including Western Digital, Seagate, Quantum, IBM, Maxtor, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung, Conner, Micropolis, JTS, Digital, NEC, Compaq, Digital, Kalok, Fuji, Areal and JVC using 2.5″ laptop & 3.5″ Normal 40 pin ATA through to the UDMA6 interface.

SCSI drives from all manufacturers including Seagate, Quantum, IBM, Western Digital, Fujitsu, Digital, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, Micropolis, Maxtor, CDC, Imprimis, Conner, Epson, Rodime, Toshiba, Samsung, Hitachi and NEC using Normal SE, UW, Differential (WD), LVD, Hot Swappable (SCA) and 2.5″ laptop interfaces.

Fibre Channel drives from Seagate and IBM with FC (1Gigabit Copper) interfaces.

ESDI, RLL & ST/MFM drives from all manufacturers including Seagate, Western Digital, Conner, Fujitsu, Maxtor, Miniscribe, Quantum, Tandon, Fuji, Toshiba, IBM, Kalok, Micropolis, Priam, Microscience, Tandon, JTS, Kyocera, LaPine and Tulin.

MCA drives from IBM, Western Digital and Seagate with IBM ST-506 & ESDI and 2.5″ laptop ESDI interfaces.

PCMCIA Type I, II, III hard drives from IBM, Western Digital, Integral Peripherals and Procomm.

1.8″ ATA-5 drives from Toshiba and Hitachi

CF+ Type II IBM Microdrives

DESKTOP HARD DRIVE BRANDS, MODELS AND INTERFACES

EIDE and IDE drives from all manufacturers including Western Digital, Seagate, Quantum, IBM, Maxtor, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung, Conner, Micropolis, JTS, Digital, NEC, Compaq, Digital, Kalok, Fuji, Areal and JVC using 2.5″ laptop & 3.5″ Normal 40 pin ATA through to the UDMA6 interface.

SCSI drives from all manufacturers including Seagate, Quantum, IBM, Western Digital, Fujitsu, Digital, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, Micropolis, Maxtor, CDC, Imprimis, Conner, Epson, Rodime, Toshiba, Samsung, Hitachi and NEC using Normal SE, UW, Differential (WD), LVD, Hot Swappable (SCA) and 2.5″ laptop interfaces..

ESDI, RLL & ST/MFM drives from all manufacturers including Seagate, Western Digital, Conner, Fujitsu, Maxtor, Miniscribe, Quantum, Tandon, Fuji, Toshiba, IBM, Kalok, Micropolis, Priam, Microscience, Tandon, JTS, Kyocera, LaPine and Tulin.

MCA drives from IBM, Western Digital and Seagate with IBM ST-506 & ESDI and 2.5″ laptop ESDI interfaces.

PCMCIA Type I, II, III hard drives from IBM, Western Digital, Integral Peripherals and Procomm.

1.8″ ATA-5 drives from Toshiba and Hitachi

CF+ Type II IBM Microdrives

Please note that the list above is non-definitive , in the event that you have a product not appearing on the list feel free to contact us for an obligation free quote.

OPERATING SYSTEMS AND FILE SYSTEMS

Intel Platforms

  • Windows XP Professional and Home with NTFS, FAT32 or FAT16 file systems using standalone basic partitions or dynamic spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows 2000 Professional and Server with NTFS, FAT32 or FAT16 file systems using standalone basic partitions or dynamic spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows NT Workstation and Server with NTFS or FAT16 file systems using standalone, spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.
  • Windows ME, 98 / 95 with FAT32 or FAT16 filesystems.
  • MS-DOS and variants using 12 or 16 bit FAT file systems.
  • Compressed volume managers including Stacker, DoubleSpace & DriveSpace.
  • OS/2 with FAT and HPFS file systems.
  • Novell NetWare with FAT and NSS file systems using standalone, spanned, striped or fault-tolerant (RAID) volumes.

Unix Operating systems

  • SCO Open Server and Xenix
  • UnixWare from Novell and SCO
  • Solaris
  • Linux with ext2fs, xfs, reiserfs & jfs filesystems on standalone & RAID volumes
  • BSD-based systems such as FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD, BSDI

LynxOS

QNX

MAC OS

Unix Systems

  • Solaris on Sun/SPARC equipment, with ufs and Veritas VxFS file systems
  • HPUX on Hewlett-Packard workstations with hfs and Veritas VxFS file systems on standalone and LVM volumes
  • IRIX on SGI workstations with efs and xfs file systems
  • VMS & OpenVMS running on Compaq & DEC equipment using ODS file systems
  • AIX on IBM RS/6000 with jfs file systems on LVM volumes