RAID 5 Sybase Data File Diagnostic Software

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Recently I received a set of drives that were originally in a RAID 5 (stripe set) configuration. These drives were old Seagate forty gigabyte Parallel ATA (PATA) drives. The client explained that they had rebooted the server and when it came up again … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting Basic Hard Drive Problems: You Need to Format the Disk

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A common hard drive fault that I think most of us have run in to at one time or another is : “You Need to Format the Disk in Drive:”. This problem seems to be even more prevalent with the popularity of portable external hard drives like the Seagate … [Read more...]

Determining configuration for RAID Five or RAID Zero

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Reading the title makes it sound like something that should be easy. I should be able to just pull out the drives in the order they are presented in the hardware, mark them as 0 through whatever and be done with it. However it has been my experience … [Read more...]

Data Recovery Software: Recover It All Professional For Windows

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Recover It All has always been DTIData’s main piece of data recovery software. It has been around a long time with updates coming in order to account to changes in the Windows file system. I thought I would give our customers an update on how the … [Read more...]

Using Recover It All Data Recovery Software On USB Firewire External Hard Drive

This video from Jacqui Best our tech guru explains how to use Recover It All. It not only gives a concise explanation on the inner workings of the program, but goes into detail on the best way to use it when recovering external hard … [Read more...]

Not Formatted Would You Like to Format Now?

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This is a common problem with external hard drives like the Western Digital My Book. The reason is that we as a USB using public do not “Safely Remove” the hardware before we turn off or unplug the devices from our computers.  A lot of the time this … [Read more...]

DTI Data 10th Anniversary Celebration

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We are very happy to announce that 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of DTI Data's hard drive recovery service. Even though we had been selling software since 1994, it was in 2000 that we opened our main hard drive recovery facility. This has been a … [Read more...]

Data Recovery Forum Questions Answered PST Recovery and Hard Drive Not Detected

So I trolled the Internet for topics to write about and found tons of forums with very good questions not being answered so I am going to post the questions and then give you the best possible answer I cam up with. Q: Yesterday I was cleaning out … [Read more...]

Speed Clone For Windows Released

DTI Data Recovery continues its excellence in software development by releasing Speed Clone for Windows. The new Speed Clone download package includes the Windows version as well as a bootable DOS ISO for cloning hard drives that are registered in … [Read more...]

New Hard Drive Recovery Tools From DTI

DTI Data is happy to announce new hard drive recoverytools, for professionals and users alike. We have always had the best in Freeware data recovery software, and these new tools are no different. In today's marketplace, home users are as likely to … [Read more...]

Recovering FAT32 With File System Markers

In my last installment, Recovering FAT 32 with File Entry Records, I talked about USB and Fire Wire devices and how they are susceptible to damage. In addition I spoke about the file system used to store data on these devices as being FAT32 in order … [Read more...]

Recovering FAT32 with File Entry Record Data Only

External USB hard drive devices have been a real 'boon' for the hard drive recovery industry. From the fact that they dissipate heat poorly, they are susceptible to vibration, and your dog walking past your computer happily wagging its tail can … [Read more...]

DART XP Data Recovery Software Now Only $49

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A few weeks back I got a call from a woman who had lost the partition on her hard drive; she had all of the photos of her kids on that drive and was slightly hysterical about it. I had her download DART XP and run it on the drive; it found the … [Read more...]

MFT Data Recovery

Over the years I have recovered many hard drives configured with NTFS. One of the leading reasons that data recovery is performed on these hard drives is an anamoly developed in the Master File Table. This area of the drive is the single most … [Read more...]

Information to Have Ready When You Call DTIData.com Software Technical Support

Here is a list of things to have ready when you call for technical support, this is in order to try and make the experience a little nicer. Most people who call me are very frustrated already, due to the loss of data, and I find that sometimes that … [Read more...]

FREE NTFS Partition Repair Data Recovery Software

NOTE FROM MICHAEL: Hey Everyone! Thanks for all the positive emails and phone calls. One email from Jim L in Dallas Texas asks: "you talk about partition repair, but the software doesn't actually repair the partition, it recovers files from it. Is … [Read more...]

FREE FAT32 Data Recovery Software

FAT32 file recovery?  Why would I need that?  Ninety nine point nine percent of all file systems that reside on XP and Vista are NTFS 5.  Why in the world would someone take the time and effort to develop a free piece of software to recover files … [Read more...]

Undelete Files With Bad Sectors

Using Dart Undelete XP with drives that have bad sectors. Hard drive manufacturers have the monumental task of designing a device to store data knowing that by design, the device will fail. The shear physics of a hard drive make it doomed to failure. … [Read more...]

Where To Copy Recoverd Data To

Where To Copy your Recovered Data? I recently had a call from a customer who had tried used our DART File Undelete software to recover their data. Unfortunately once he saw his data, he then clicked copy and selected to copy it back down to the … [Read more...]

DTI DATA Recovery Software Line and Windows Vista Compatibility

We have been getting a lot of calls from people wanting to know if our Data Recovery Software is compatible with Windows Vista. I wanted to let our customers know that our Recover It All Professional, DART XP, and DART File Undelete are all Vista … [Read more...]