In this data recovery case study we’ll be working on an HGST hard drive pulled from a laptop computer that wouldn’t boot to the operating system (Windows).
LBA: 976773167 (500 GB)
Form Factor: 2.5″ LaptopCustomer provided very little information. Said laptop couldn’t boot and computer technician was unable to recover data.
Hard Drive Data Recovery Free Diagnostic
Hard drive connected to PC-3000 and powered on. Drive correctly identifies and comes ready.Backup of all hard drive resources performed (completed without any errors)Hard drive checked for sector accessibility within the utility (passed check)
Hard drive file system checked and found to contain bad sectors within the MFT.
Customer Quoted $450 to complete recovery – Customer approved
Data Recovery Phase
Drive cloned 99,99%Logical recovery performed to find files/folders lost due to MFT corruption.