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Here at Prosoft Engineering we stand by our products. We offer a free trial so that you can try your own attempt at data recovery using Data Rescue before you make a purchase. Unfortunately, sometimes a data loss scenario can be too far outside of the capabilities of software. Whether it’s a head failure, a bad PCB board, or a large amount of surface area...

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Comparing features of Disk Utility to Drive Genius

Drive Genius Mac Utility Vs. Disk Utility

The amount of data being created and stored by users is constantly increasing, making a range of storage devices popular for use. As the amount of existing data grows, it becomes increasingly important to have a Mac utility tool to monitor, configure, and use these devices. While Apple’s Disk Utility can perform basic functions, software such as Drive Genius 4 Mac utility offers a more...

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Drive Genius and El Capitan

Drive Genius and El Capitan 10.11

Drive Genius and El Capitan 10.11 On September 30th, 2015, Apple released OS X 10.11 El Capitan, their newest version of OS X. This update included some new features as well as several improvements on the previous OS X, Yosemite. However at the same time, there were some features that have been removed that have affected Drive Genius. With the changes made, it appears that...

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Avoiding Data Loss from Encryption Ransomware

Data Loss from Encryption Ransomware

What is Data Loss from Encryption Ransomware? Data loss from encryption ransomware is on the rise, and we see more and more cases each day.  Some of the most prevalent forms of malware currently infecting user’s computers and causing data loss are variations of trojan horses known as ransomware.  Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents the user from accessing their system or data...

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We have joined Spiceworks

The Data Rescue Center and Prosoft have joined Spiceworks

Joined Spiceworks The Data Rescue Center and Prosoft are proud to announce that we have recently joined the Spiceworks community! Our vendor page features information about our data recovery services, data recovery software and solutions as well as blog posts and promotions. What is Spiceworks? As our lead technical support representative I will be interacting with the vast network of IT professionals, answering questions related...

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Failing Seagate Hard Drive

Failing Seagate Hard Drive

Do you have a failing Seagate Hard Drive? Recently it surfaced that these failing Seagate hard drives have been linked to a class-action suit filed against Seagate, alleging that their 3TB hard drives are much more prone to failure than advertised, with abnormally high failure rates in comparison to other manufacturers.  If you have a failing Seagate hard drive you may want to investigate your options...

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Data Recovery for devices besides hard drives.

Data Recovery for Media Other than Hard Drives

Data Recovery for Media Other than Hard Drives Although hard drives remain the primary storage device for computer users, they are not the only storage mechanism that most people use. In addition to a computer’s internal hard disk, users may also rely on other types of storage media such as external hard drives, USB flash drives, SD cards, and the list goes on. What a...

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Best practices for data recovery options.

Why You Need a Proactive Approach to Data Recovery Options

Proactive Approach to Data Recovery Options Hard drive failures are spontaneous events. Although features such as SMART can sometimes warn you of an impending disk failure, it is impossible to accurately predict exactly when a hard disk will fail. Furthermore, SMART is not completely reliable. It is possible for even a SMART enabled hard disk to fail without warning. It has happened to me on...

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Best practices for data recovery

Best Practices for Data Recovery

Best Practices for Data Recovery Hard disk failures seem to have a way of occurring when no current backup is available. Because of this, the Internet is chocked full of information about various methods of recovering data after a hard disk failure occurs. What you might not realize, is that the corrective action that you take has the potential to result in rendering your data...

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Hardware-based solution

Why You Need a Hardware Based Solution for Data Recovery

Why You Need a Hardware Based Solution for Data Recovery When a hard disk fails and no backup of the data is available, there is almost always a tremendous amount of pressure to recover the lost data. In these types of situations, two main approaches are often used, operating system tools or a hardware based solution. One of these approaches involves using the tools that...

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