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Verbatim USB stick not working

This happens often, you plug in your USB drive and it doesn’t show up or it’s asking to format and it’s also showing the wrong size. This usually means that the memory chips are too degraded and you can no longer access the data. I wish there was an easy fix but there isn’t. In …

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LTO tape not ejecting and not working

Do you know that many businesses still use LTO tapes for backup? It is a great cold backup solution but it’s not free of issues. Watch this two-part series on an LTO job we had and how we solved it. 

Sandisk USB flash not recognized.

This Sandisk USB drive stopped working. It was not recognized at all and the customer needed the data. Luckily for this client, the recovery was a very simple process. It is never this easy but sometimes it is.

Data Recovery tool that apple won’t sell you.

This is a tool that apple created for the A1707 and A1708 MacBook. This tool allowed access to the soldered SSD MacBook that is no longer functioning. Apple since removed the connector but watch this video if you would like to learn more about it.       

Western Digital drive not responding

You were trying to plug in your drive and you snapped the connector. These things happen and you would think that board swap is as simple as taking off the old PCB and using the new one. But its not as simple. Let me show you. So what do you do? How to fix it? …

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