120GB Intel SSDSA2CW120G3 Data Recovery

1053 SSDSA2CW120G3 Data Recovery

The SSDSA2CW120G3 Drive Issue This 120GB Intel SSDSA2CW120G3 came in with the issue description that it had just stopped working. It had important files on it that were not backed up, so the client was looking to get as much data back as possible. The drive had already been to another shop that attempted to run software-based data recovery applications on it, but they were not able to get back any of the important information. The shop that looked at it sends drives it is not able to recover to us. We have a great track record of recovering their customer’s drives, so this client was excited to hopefully get their important information back. 8MB bad CTX SSD Diagnosis Once I received the SSDSA2CW120G3 drive, I started with testing to see if there was a power-based issue. Sometimes with solid state drives the issue is just that the power is not getting through the board as it should, but on this one, the drive did power on and I could see the issue was the … Read more

Unresponsive Samsung SSD Data Recovery Service

Samsung 850 PRO not being recognized by computer

I received this unresponsive Samsung 850 Pro as a mail-in for our SSD data recovery service. The client mailed the 512GB solid state drive in from Michigan to my lab here in Kansas. They needed the data from the hard drive, but it was not mounting on their computer at all. In fact, the computer would not recognize the SSD when connected. The client had already tried connecting the drive to other computers and had troubleshot the issue until they were certain the drive itself was the issue. The customer had discussed their Samsung 850 Pro with other recovery companies before deciding on us to attempt the recovery. They liked our affordable flat rate recovery service as well as the fact I was able to discuss what the issue might be for this particular Samsung SSD data recovery. Firmware Samsung SSD Data Recovery The problem with this drive ended up being a firmware-based issue. These Samsung 850 PRO drives have a common firmware issue that you can address using the PC-3000 by ACE Laboratories. Thanks … Read more

Latest Not Showing Up SSD Data Recovery Service

Pioneer solid state drive that was not showing up on computer

We offer an SSD data recovery service under our affordable Standard service rate. Many recovery companies are charging a higher rate for SSD recovery services, but not us! We charge the same low rate as we do with standard hard drive recovery. SSD Data Recovery Service This older Pioneer solid state drive got referred to us by a shop that offers some data recovery services but doesn’t have the more advanced tools or experience in the data recovery field. This particular SSD was an older 120GB Pioneer model APS-SL2-120. The computer that was in use with the drive stopped mounting it, and the repair shop reported that while their recovery software could “see” the drive and even get back some folder structure, they were not able to recover any usable data files from it. Diagnosing the Pioneer APS-SL2-120 For solid state drives, I complete a quick visual inspection to verify there is no liquid or obviously burned chips present. Once that has been verified I connect the drive to the PC-3000 and check if it … Read more

Intel Pro 2500 SSD Stopped Working

Intel SSD Pro Drive that wouldn't mount

A computer repair shop in Wichita referred a client to us who had an older Intel SSD Pro drive. The customer had brought a laptop into the shop because it was no longer fully booting and reported that it had just stopped working randomly. The repair shop found that the SSD stopped working and that is what was causing the issues with the laptop. SSD Stopped Working Recovery The repair shop attempted to get the data off the drive by connecting it to another machine and using software-based data recovery tools. They were not able to get any data from the drive at all, so they recommended for the customer to contact us to see if we could help recover this Intel SSD for an affordable rate. Some people are surprised to hear that SSD drives can fail in similar ways to a regular hard drive. Always have a full backup of any important data no matter what you use to store your files, as all drives will fail eventually. I rarely see these Intel … Read more