Your operating system account needs to be password protected. It is pretty simple stuff, easy to implement and most modern operating systems encourage you to do so, some even force you…

May 19, 2016

Data security is important to everyone these days. It is not just highly confidential, top secret government data that needs to be protected from unauthorised access. Everybody has a right to…

May 19, 2016

Backing up your data to multiple places and devices can be a pain.  It does severely decrease the chance of complete data loss and should be considered depending on how important your data is.

April 27, 2016

'Cloud' has been a buzz word floating around IT people for many years now, the term has become mainstream over the last five years but we still meet many who are still unsure as to…

April 19, 2016

Losing something important can be stressful and the actions that you take immediately after can dictate the likelihood that you get it back.
April 12, 2016

An infographic to help explain the various ways in which hard disk drives can and do regularly fail

April 1, 2016

BSD Disklabel is a partitioning scheme that is now pretty much obsolete. That said, it is still in usage out there and this article looks at the structure of it, just in case you ever…

April 1, 2016

When this happens, at least in our experience, the Mac update will fail and the system will reboot. From here you may be able to get to the login screen but an attempt…

April 9, 2015

Ways in which mechanical hard disks fail, typically it is in one of the 4 following ways.

April 23, 2014

A brief introduction to Flash memory and specifically the types of flash memory used by USB memory sticks, and memory cards that TRC can recover your lost data from. 

April 21, 2014

Data recovery from flash based devices.

April 16, 2014

Dropped hard disks drives usually means a mechanically failed hard disk, read more for further information.

April 14, 2014

How much does data recovery cost? Outside of working in data recovery who really knows what data recovery costs?

April 10, 2014

A very brief introduction to the behaviour of and the chances of recovery of mechanical hard disks that have failed read/write heads.

April 2, 2014

In reference to hard disk drive technology SMART stands for Self-Monitoring And Reporting Technology.  SMART is a system built into modern hard drives and SSDs that is designed to constantly monitor a number…

January 8, 2014

TRC Data Recovery are pleased to announce the release of Chk-Back 2, the second version of our application designed to allow users to regain access to data lost by the Microsoft ChkDisk utility.

October 17, 2012

The Mac startup screen gives very little away about what is actually happening at boot time. There is the familiar 'chime' that indicates that POST has completed successfully, but little else that makes…

September 19, 2012

Most of the hard drive failures that we see here at TRC Data Recovery Ltd are devices that have failed through some form of knock or impact. Just like any other device in…

July 20, 2012

Like many modern operating system Mac OS X systems can have files that are hidden from view under normal circumstances.  These files are normally used by the system itself and there is no…

June 10, 2012

USB memory sticks, also know as Flash drives, Pen drives and USB flash drives have in recent years become the most common form of low capacity-low cost portable storage.

May 9, 2012

TRC are pleased to announce the web release of a free data recovery utility ChkBack. Developed specifically to help Microsoft Windows users regain access to lost data caused by the Microsoft ChkDisk utility.

March 28, 2012

RAID, whilst relatively simple (in most applications at least), is one of the more important storage related developments of the recent past.

TRC Data Recovery are experts in RAID Recovery.

January 16, 2012

CHKDSK is a utility within Microsoft Windows operating systems (Win2k onwards) designed to check for file system and hard disk errors with the ultimate aim of preserving the life of a hard disk…

January 13, 2012

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