Do It Yourself Solution: Hard Drive Crash Recovery

Have you ever booted your computer and gotten the message "No boot device found"? So, you boot the computer again, and get the same message, only this time you notice that the POST does not list your hard drive as one of your boot devices? Where did … [Read more...]

Black Art Of Data Recovery: BIOS – MBR – Part Two

Let's take a look at some of the boot code of a pretty standard MBR. The first thing we want to do is a little house keeping, then relocate the code we loaded at 0000:7C1B to 0000:061B. Which is spelled out in the First Part of - The Black Art Of … [Read more...]

Backup Solution Western Digital My Book Review

A while ago I wrote a post about Western Digital Hard Drive Recovery that outlined different WD hard disks. I had mentioned the My Book as being one of the best solutions. Now that I have been using them (I bough 2 more) I wanted to give everyone a … [Read more...]

Beginners Guide To Computers: The Internet Protocol TCP/IP

Welcome to a new series of “Beginners Guides” that DTI Data is publishing to better assist novice to intermediate technicians and end users who are looking for a more clear understanding of basic computer, networking, and security knowledge. These … [Read more...]

The Black Art of Data Recovery: BIOS, MBR, VIRUS

Virus programmers, although destructive, were at one time some of the most innovative programmers in the industry. They exploited the very core of an operating system, and could do magic with the BIOS and MBR. The virus writer of present is just … [Read more...]

Hard Disk Recovery Blog

DTI Data Recovery also has another blog that you might not be aware of. I first started this blog before I knew about WordPress. It has a bunch of great articles that include tutorials and our data recovery software user guides. If you have hard … [Read more...]

Hard Disk Data Recovery Overview

Hard Drive Recovery refers to the physical repair of storage media that uses platters and read write heads. A hard drive has many moving parts that can at anytime break down. While it is true we need to repair the disk, we would never want you to use … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Data Recovery Backup Solutions

DTI Data performs hundreds of hard drive recovery cases every week. For the most part the unfortunate users did not back up their data and were stuck between a rock and a hard place. Hard Drive Data Recovery is the actual restoration of data files … [Read more...]

RAID Data Recovery Services

DTI Data Recovery is one of the few companies that actually performs RAID recovery in their own labs. RAID data recovery is the most advanced type of data restoration there is. Not only do the hard drives need to be repaired, but the underlying file … [Read more...]

Verifying DMI Pool – Computer Hangs On Restart

If your computer hangs on restart and you can't get past the Verifying DMI Pool window, it is possible that you have a virus or some other type of start up problem. Verifying DMI Pool… and then the computer locks up. In the past week I have … [Read more...]

The Black Art Of Data Recovery

Over the next several weeks we are going to take an in depth look at how data recovery in all of its phases is applied to the Microsoft NTFS file system. You may consider this a class in the data recovery of an NTFS file system as well as a mini … [Read more...]

Data Recovery Software Overview

DTI Data Recovery creates all of it's data recovery software right here in our labs in West Florida. Since 1992 our engineers have been creating cutting edge state of the art data recovery software. Data Recovery Software Explained There are many … [Read more...]

SNAP Data Recovery Through The OS Inode

This week is the final offering of our topic Recovering a single file from a SNAP Server Operating System. We have learned what a Super Block is, a cylinder group, and some of the important data elements in those data structures. We have learned how … [Read more...]

How To Tell If Hard Drive Has Physical Damage

Does my drive have Physical Damage? I get asked this question a ton. The answer is not always as easy to answer as you would think. In many cases identification is easy. For example, if the drive is clicking, or smoke is coming out of it, there … [Read more...]

Exchange Server Tools: Use ExMerge To Import PST Files

Exmerge is a very usefull tool that can import PST files back into your Exchange Server Information Stores. Here is a tutorial from our Exchange Engineer John Best on how to use ExMerge.     Using ExMerge to import PST files 1.       Place … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Data Recovery

Hard drive data recovery involves the physical recovery of a hard disk. Like any mechanism a hard disk drive has moving parts that break. Not even thinking about the actual storage of data, the recording of bytes on to the platters, there are many … [Read more...]

RAID Data Recovery

DTI Data Recovery is one of the few companies in the US that are qualified to perform RAID data recovery. One of the hardest types of recovery, a RAID Array Restoration involves many different levels. A lot depends on the type of RAID, is it software … [Read more...]

ESEUTIL and ISINTEG Exchange Server Data Recovery Options

ESEUTIL and ISINTEG are Exchange Server built-in tools that can help recover corrupt PRIV, PRIV1, Pub, and Pub1 edb and stm database files. It is important that prior to running ANY Microsoft Utilities to back up your latest copies of your … [Read more...]

Building The Partition Record Using Recover It All Professional

There are times when the operating system may not recognize the correct partitioning of the hard drive. This may be due to a virus overwriting the original partition record, an accidental 'fdisk', operating system anomaly, software anomaly any other … [Read more...]

Free Exchange Server and Data Recovery Software Support

I am asked all the time how or why DTI Data Recovery offers free Microsoft Exchange Server support. Most people can understand why we offer free support on our demo data recovery software because we want people to buy our products, but we don't sell … [Read more...]