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Keep Your Hard Drive Cool

The most common reason why hard drives fail is overheating. Overheating leads to hard drive failure and loss of data and is the reason why you need to keep your hard drive cool. Keeping the optimum temperature of under 75 F, and ensuring that the internal fan and temperature sensor are working, you can avert … Continue reading

Top Posts in March

Black Box When you hear the term ‘Black Box’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Most would say an Airplane’s Flight Recorder. Then wonder, what does this have to do with a blog posted by a data recovery service provider Well, it has everything to do with our business. In fact, many would … Continue reading

Transcend StoreJet (USB 3.0) – IMPACT RESISTANT?

According to a disk manufacturer Transcend, their model StoreJet 25H3P, is an external hard drive that has the speed, capacity, and above all, it is shockproof. Sounds amazing? We had to find out for ourselfs and here is what we learned. Design StoreJet 25H3P is larger than the average 2.5 inch external hard drive the characteristic of … Continue reading

The basics of data recovery strategy

It is a common mistake that data recovery and backup strategy are the same? Obviously they are not. Data recovery strategy involves steps to follow when data loss occurs while backup strategy should prevent data loss. It is irrelevant how big your company is when it comes to data loss. Some believe that only large … Continue reading

Don’t be fool an April fool, backup your data

Three years ago, a bunch of Reddit users declared March 31 World Backup Day, using the clever tagline “Don’t be an April Fool.” In many of our previous articles we tried to explain different backup techniques. World backup day is still not officially established as a global awareness day but it provides a welcome reminder that … Continue reading

Data Security in the Cloud

Cloud computing security or cloud security refers to a set of policies, technologies, and controls deployed to protect data, applications, and the infrastructure in a cloud. There are several security issues related to cloud computing but mainly there are concerns with cloud service providers and ones related to their customers. In general, the provider must … Continue reading

How To Create Cheap High-Capacity Storage

For those who have more than a few old hard drives lying around or simply need bigger storage here’s how to combine multiple hard drives into one volume that’ll hold: movies, TV shows, music, photos, games or other files. In general, there are three ways for combining multiple hard drives, we’ll try to explain how to … Continue reading

How to keep data safe on a flash drive

What can I do in order to prevent data loss from my USB drive is a very common question. In this article we will try to clarify USB flash drive technology for you. USB flash drives has limited number of write cycles usually from 2000 to 10000 depending on the device. However, there are no … Continue reading

Are You Sure Your Backup Is Secure?

In many of the previous articles we described ways to back up data in order to avoid data loss. However, while many computer users take appropriate steps to back up their data, very few take the time to verify their backups. This step may seem irrelevant but in many cases it is the difference between … Continue reading

Tips for Using Your Hard Disk in the Winter

As your hard drives may store some important data it is an imperative to make sure to operate them in an appropriate, temperature-controlled environment. By understanding the potential dangers associated with cold weather, you can prevent data loss. In order to accomplish that keep the following tips in mind. Back Up All Important Data For … Continue reading