Data Recovery Case Studies
- Cracked & Scratched DVD-r:
From an initial
inspection of this particular DVD-r, our first thoughts are that the
crack damage could well be fatal and data recovery seemed unlikely
to be successful.
The crack damage at the hub reaches the foil data layer, where
the data is stored, and recovery of this type can often prove
Having received the
DVD-r under our FREE DATA RECOVERY ASSESSMENT we ran some tests on the disc both
visual and technical. The result being that to 8 out of 10 drives
the disc was inoperable, with the 2 drives showing some signs of
life, but reporting the disc as blank. The disc was of a generic
type, at the lower end of the quality spectrum with no record of a
However, to our
technicians the disc being recognized as just a blank disc is a ray
of hope! With that in mind we deemed it worthy to
continue with a
data recovery attempt.
several issues with the file system & TOC , we were able to
gradually recover the data piece by piece and rebuild those files.
Encoding/DeCoding - Audio/Video Compiling/ReCompiling -
Full Erase Formatting - Archiving - Data BackUp Services -
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data we recovered, were the core files from the customer’s family
home video in
DVD format. With these files now retrieved from the
disc we were able to recompile and
author them to the original DVD
format, together with rescued title, menu and chapters,
original quality sound and video, all burned to a new DVD.
to say our client was elated by the recovery of what was deemed by
a permanently damaged disc!
also now have a securely archived copy of the DVD within our
DataSafe service for the
customer to retrieve at any time in the
future should anything detrimental occur to his valued
of your media.
All of this from just £35!!
Though each data recovery job varies, on average,
retrieval of data
from a DVD will cost just £45 - NO FIX...NO FEE!
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send us your disc(s) for a FREE assessment or for Data Recovery simply
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