20 May 2014 by Kamila Łopińska

You've got rid of an old disk drive, computer or mobile phone and you thought all your problems related to your old device disappeared like magic. Well, unfortunately not. All this is not as simple as you expected. Your data might become accessible to unscrupulous third parties and your moment of elation will probably disappear very quickly.

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16 May 2014 by Paul Le Messurier

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23 April 2014 by Michael Nuncic

The members of the Ontrack customer service team see it every day: Many computer users call and need after an unexpected loss of data urgently advice. Often it comes out quickly in the conversation that the professional help of data recovery specialist is not necessary.

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16 April 2014 by Kathrin Brekle

The benefits of cloud computing are clear. Data can be stored in the cloud and accessed virtually anywhere at any time. It can also be easily replaced and reduce IT costs. However, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are not benefitting from its full potential yet. While some have fears of data loss or virus attacks, which prevents them from using cloud storage, others are blindly entrusting their data to the cloud. What many companies don’t know is that data recovery from the cloud is successful in most cases. Namely when certain technical, security and legal aspects are considered in advance.

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11 April 2014 by Milagros Gamero

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14 March 2014 by Mikey Anderson

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11 March 2014 by Mikey Anderson

Unfortunately unintentionally formatting a hard drive by mistake is a relatively common occurrence, but it definitely less common than deleting an individual file. The results of this particular scenario can vary due to the nature of what has been done and written back to the drive.

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07 March 2014 by Mikey Anderson

This is a scenario we’ve all been in at some point or another. In most of these cases, a data recovery software option will typically recover the file or files. However, the success of the recovery will depend on how much has been done on the computer since the deletion.

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21 February 2014 by Sam Wiltshire

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18 February 2014 by Milagros Gamero

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14 February 2014 by Ted Persing

The power of CHKDSK may be mighty, but if you’re only cracking a nut is it too much? A little background: originating in 15th century England, a sledgehammer was a large iron hammer primarily used for construction.

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31 January 2014 by Sam Wiltshire

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24 January 2014 by Abhik Mitra

Predicting trends for 2014 is always tricky in technology industries, and given our experience in the data recovery business we know that new challenges emerge almost on a daily basis. With that said, I don’t think it’s a stretch to predict the following:

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09 January 2014 by Sam Wiltshire

Almost 30 years have gone by since Ontrack performed the world’s first successful commercial data recovery. How this significant milestone was reached can be traced back to 1985, when a company named Ontrack Computer Systems built a software program called Disk Manager®, which made it easy to install a computer hard disk.

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13 December 2013 by Miriam Gandia-Roca

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06 December 2013 by Milagros Gamero

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03 December 2013 by Sam Wiltshire

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15 November 2013 by Milagros Gamero

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12 November 2013 by Sam Wiltshire

Over the past few years Ontrack have been compiling a database of Solid State Drives (SSD) and other flash memory devices sent to them for data recovery. Its engineers have recently been analysing this data and have come up with the top 5 SSD recovery issues that make data recovery from SSDs much more complex than traditional HDDs:

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08 November 2013 by Miriam Gandia-Roca

In our many years of experience in the data recovery sector, we have heard many stories about customers attempting to recover their lost data by themselves.

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