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Data Recovery Case Studies

Linux Data Recovery

Date: 07-10-2012
Data Recovery Client: Home User
Hard Drive Type: (1) Maxtor Diamond Max 80GB
OS Type: Linux , Ext2 File System
Initial Problem: Cannot read drive.
Resolution: The requested files were recoverable.


Background on the Data Recovery Call
This individual contacted ADR Data Recovery to find out if it was possible to recover data from a Linux operating system. When he was informed that data recovery was not dependent on the type of operating system, but the hard drive itself, he sent in his hard drive.


Overview of the steps involved

  • Complete image of hard drive, noting problem areas and bad sectors.
  • Restoration and rebuilding of inodes.
  • verification of file system integrity.
  • Sent the customer a file list of what can be recovered.

About ADR Data Recovery
Based in Folsom, California, ADR Data Recovery has been providing emergency data recovery, professional data recovery, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and expert witness services for small and medium businesses, colleges and universities, medical institutions, government agencies and enterprise organizations since 1997.


ADR Data Recoveryhas Regional Labs and Service Centers across the nation. ADR Data Recovery uses the latest technologies—including a unique, proprietary method—to restore recoverable data. Even the most difficult of data recoveries from crashed hard disk drives (hardware, software, viruses, fire or flooding), servers, failed RAID arrays, backup tapes, and other storage devices can be recovered successfully.


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