Data Recovery Perth we will get your data back
Hi we are a specialist data recovery shop operating in the Perth area for the last 10 years. We can get your data back quickly , efficiently and at reasonable prices.
Data Recovery is never convenient your failed device or drive always fails just when you need it. The data loss is invariably crucial to your life and or business and in some cases the loss of data can mean the failure of your livelihood and all the things that depend upon that. I have seen this many times and but it is important to remember the chances of Data Recovery are high .
We can Recover From
- Hard Drives
- USB Drives
- NAS systems
- RAID Devices
- SSD Drives
- Windows NTFS and FAT filesystems
- Apple MAC file systems (HFS)
- Linux file systems (EXT2,EXT3,EXT4)
- Recover Deleted Files
- Recover Deleted Partitions
- Repair Failed Electronics
- Repair Corrupt Firmware
- Restore Failing Magnetic surface
- Failed Heads
Hard Drive Electronics PCB Failure
The most common symptom of the failure of the PCB electronics , ( see picture) , of a Hard Drive is that it simply receives no power.
Most drives I receive with failed PCB’s have died due to faulty power and commonly this is due to the age of power adapters on portable hard drives.
Hard drive PCB’s have over voltage protection on them which is designed to fail so as to protect the motor and heads.
- Confirm that the PCB actually needs to be replaced. If the drive does nothing when powered on or shuts off intermittently, the PCB may be at fault.
- Locate a suitable replacement PCB.
- Purchase a replacement PCB.
- Transfer BIOS chip from failed PCB
- Connect the replacement PCB. Test and transfer data to new drive.
On some hard drive models eg Western Digital and Seagate the transfer of the ROM chip from the failed hard drive electronics to a working PCB is not possible. This is due to the fact that there is not a separate 8 pin chip containing the ROM on the PCB. Modern Western Digital hard drives have the ROM firmware located in the Main Controller integrated circuit of the PCB , see pictures below.
The pcb on the right does not have the ROM Chip and will require specialzed tools to perform the ROM transfer. Here at dig_IT we use the Salvation Data Hard Drive doctor suite to perform these transfers.
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126 Whatley Crescent Maylands
call: (08) 6180 6959
126 Whatley Crescent
6 Days a week from 8:00am – 5:00pm
Some of our Success Stories
Diagnosis of a damaged PCB One of the first steps in Data Recovery is assessing the health of the electronics of a hard drive and a replacement of the PCB should occur if The PCB appears damaged If the hard drive does not spin up then it is usually due to a damaged...read more
I use data recovery tools from Salvation Data which are specifically designed for Western Digital and Seagate hard drives and they are essential in my daily work when assessing the health of a hard drive. These tools allow you to do the following tasks; Diagnose...read more
It is quite common to encounter firmware corruption on Seagate Hard Drives of all their models but the latest Seagate drives the 7200.14 have added a new twist. The Seagate 7200.11 and 7200.12 drives had the familiar busy error where the drive does not show up in you...read more