Data Recovery Services From DTI

DTI Data Recovery has been in business for decades. Our technicians and engineers have unique experience in all types of data recovery. DTI is one of the few companies in the world that not only performs hard drive repair, but also creates and sells … [Read more...]

Windows Explorer: Un-Hide Files

Windows Explorer: How to change files from Being Hidden In my last windows explorer tutorial I explained how to open Windows Explorer, now I will start showing some of the functions people need to know. A lot of time a file we are looking for just … [Read more...]

Fujitsu 500 GB Hard Drive Review

Ok here is another review of a new Fujitsu hard drive from my personal fave in hard drive manufacturers. This is really kind of awesome, a 2.5” half terabyte drive. I don’t know how you can go wrong with that. It only uses minimal power, 1.8W for … [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...]

Windows Explorer: How to Open It

A lot of times when I am speaking to customers I need them to make changes to their files or look at their files in a specific way. I will often tell someone to open Windows Explorer and tell me what they see. In many occasion I have had customers … [Read more...]

Western Digital My Passport Essential USB Drive: A Sleek New Portable

I think I have mentioned before that Western Digital is one of my favorite hard drive manufacturers. I was reading around on the Internet today and came across this. It is really a sweet little portable drive. With a max capacity of 320Gb and only … [Read more...]

RAID Five Steps to recovering your data

     In one of my articles I tried to define the mathematics of a RAID 5 stripe and how it relates to data recovery.  Using the eXclusive ORing truth table we can continue to run the array even when one drive has dropped out of the array.  This RAID … [Read more...]

Maxtor Shared Storage II and the Release of Central Axis

So in an effort to make our data available to us from anywhere Maxtor/Seagate has come up with a really cool idea. The Maxtor Shared Storage II line, which comes in 500 GB and 1 TB, now has the ability to allow users to log into a safe Internet … [Read more...]

SNAP RAID Recovery Part II Drive Set Definition

One of the many attributes of a RAID 5 that make it popular is that if a drive goes down in the array the RAID will remain functional.  In such a case the following events should occur.  An alarm should sound.  An alarm that would wake the dead.  An … [Read more...]

Seagate Momentus Hard Drive Recovery Review

The Seagate Momentus® 5400.4 hard drive recovery review. At the end of January, Seagate started shipping the much talked about Momentus® 5400.4 hard drive. This drive is the newest in a line of laptop hard drives they have been developing. It uses a … [Read more...]

SNAP Server Data Recovery 3 Spanned RAID 5 Arrays

Recently, it was my task to take sixteen drives, spanned across three RAID fives, and recover a set of hundreds of AVI files. These files were used for research and although not time sensitive, were critical to the conclusions of the research.  We … [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...]

Data Recovery Truth And Consequence

I have been getting a lot of emails about my recent post: Data Recovery Experts: Why Use Them? Most people want to know how to tell if a data recovery company is a "real" company with a clean room, or a reseller, that is going to look at the drive, … [Read more...]

How to Stop Programs From Starting When You Boot Windows XP

We all have it. It is that program that every time we start our machine it is sitting down in the system tray. For me it is the Quicktime viewer. We always have to right click on it and tell it to stop running. Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew … [Read more...]