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by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion & Off Topic
Topic: Great Day for Data Recovery
Replies: 19
Views: 3066

Re: Great Day for Data Recovery

I think a big factor in cases with static friction where heads are stuck is how many times client tried to free it or continuous powering of it. Each attempt to power or unpark will 'tug' at the heads but the slider will be stuck to the media and all the forced attempts to get it going can affect ge...
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:01 am
Forum: Cyber Security & Malware
Topic: Decrypt Cryptolocker
Replies: 12
Views: 2950

Re: Decrypt Cryptolocker

by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: HGST / Hitachi Data Recovery
Topic: Interesting Clicking Hitachi Case
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Re: Interesting Clicking Hitachi Case

You will sometimes find similar situation with some older 3.5" Hitachi and also on 2.5" Toshiba that knock heads for some time then reach DRDY condition.

Obviously not a good idea to let a drive knock for so long, but in the right circumstances it can be beneficial :)
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Seagate Terminal Commands
Replies: 10
Views: 11967

Re: Seagate Terminal Commands

Jared wrote:This is the most useful thing I've found online so far:

SG Terminal Commands.pdf


This is for Classic Seagate, not F3. What kind of commands would you want to know?
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: RAID Data Recovery Forum
Topic: Netgear X-RAID2 Data Recovery
Replies: 11
Views: 2759

Re: Netgear X-RAID2 Data Recovery

you can analyse the LVM info under Linux to get more info. For the X-RAID they implement for the most part a JBOD array with 1 dedicated disk for redundancy data that operates like XOR.
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Phones, Tablets, and Other Device Data Recovery
Topic: Huawei Phone NAND Encryption
Replies: 11
Views: 2649

Re: Huawei Phone NAND Encryption

You may find it easier to read emmc via JTAG, though this depends on the condition of the hardware.
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Seagate Grenada ProcessRWError
Replies: 13
Views: 3788

Re: Seagate Grenada ProcessRWError

Sometimes there are errors within the file when reading, but its possible to read ignoring errors. The output file may have some unread blocks, but these can be patched and sometimes the file will write back. Seagate F3 do not have problem with checksum like WD so this is fine to do (though as I und...
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:08 am
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Seagate Grenada ProcessRWError
Replies: 13
Views: 3788

Re: Seagate Grenada ProcessRWError

You should work with system files as opposed to modules. At any T> you can gain access to system files to create backup. Did you ever solve this?
by hddguy
Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:04 am
Forum: RAID Data Recovery Forum
Topic: Netgear X-RAID2 Data Recovery
Replies: 11
Views: 2759

Re: Netgear X-RAID2 Data Recovery

Are you still working on this?

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