May 16, 2009

Microsoft word file recovery

There may be a lot of form for data loss. Any of the supposed files or folders may be corrupted. If you work on any development language like ASP may be your “.asp”files got corrupted. Here we are discussing about word file corruption, in many of cases data loss has been seen with word file because of overwhelming user of such users.

File gets corrupted due to unexpected system shutdown, power outrage, software crashes, file corruption or virus attack. It is in all these cases that the Word File becomes inaccessible. It is in such a situation where you are not able to access your data for any of the reasons mentioned above; the Word Recovery Software is used. A Word Recovery Software repairs and restores a corrupted Word File.

Word Recovery Software is good with various file versions – 2007, 2003 and 2000. That gives it a large platform. It means you can easily choose the one which is compatible with your Operating System. While you look for Word Recovery Software, keep in mind that it should have a simple interface. That means the user interface should be easy to use, with no technicalities involved, so that even a layman can use it. Secondly, the time it takes to restore your data. What happens is that, if you are talking about a single unit of computer, then time consumed is not an issue. But if you are buying the Word Recovery Software for an organization, office or a corporate, then time consumed in repairing and restoring the Word File is an important factor.

Another important thing you need to notice is the system requirements. Every Word Recovery/Repair Software has certain System Requirements like - RAM and hard drive. You need to check it with your computer; these should be as per the minimum requirements of the Software. If it’s no so, then buy the one which suits your Operating System. Be choosy in the aspect of data recovery services for such files.

May 14, 2009

In case of database recovery services

Assume for an organization there is a large database and there is a governing protocol to manage such huge data that is server database. These servers respond on demand as they asked for a request which is being supplied by other computer on the same LAN. In real sense, database server is being used by a single machine or by a number of machines over a network based on client server model.

Being a giant handler of simultaneous database they may fail over certain conditions. Most commonly the suppose to come with the program itself, while another aspect for database servers is System software faults, virus infection, malicious intent, security breaches and more, such servers encounter hardware or software level crashes. If any of the said condition has been taken place there, a novice person should not be entertained in this condition. Because of its technical complexities it is highly recommended to do not try any data recovery software by a mutual one, approach to Database recovery services provider. Only services provider could recognize the problem better and produce some genuine feasible solution to it.

Although it is not an easy task anyways, rather the data which is related to the concerning company would be most important. These service providers will check the database and hard disk related problem too. There are very less chances of applying it on the software which has been corrupted, mostly the team which had been developed it, tackle the software related problem. Do not attempt to hire a cheaper one, approach towards professional data recovery service provider like Stellar.

April 24, 2009

Data recovery services are important as usual

What would be worst situation than a situation when you were working on an important project or document and suddenly face a blank screen? Or one of the partitions could not be diagnose by BIOS. So, it seems to be a warning for the user regarding hard drive failure, system crash or any other problem indicating like please shut down your computer. Some cases do not give a chance to shut down the system yet only the way power off the whole machine. Handle all these carefully, now it all has been came to a easy way or can say surety to fight with such situations.

Data Recovery most commonly used to recover lost data in a situation where you feel condition as we are discussing here on. The data which has been lost was most important for you, hence when the technology is leading for our solutions then why do not take steps towards Data recovery Services.

Data recovery Services are being served by many of the organizations to recover your lost data completely. If not possible to recover it completely, they would try to recover in form that it may be reused or at least should be recovered. These services getting emergence in legal issues too like when there would be a need of evidence recovery, bankruptcy data investigation etc.

March 27, 2009

Normal aspects, useful for RAID Data Recovery

The storage failure always causes panic; even in case of complete data backup due to the time and effort it requires to restore all information. Such failures cause more damage when organizations face RAID array failure. RAID or Redundant Array of Independent/Inexpensive Disks can encounter various types of failure for its different levels. While some of them can compensate one disk failure, others can do it for multiple. In any such case, RAID Data Recovery service can assist a user to retrieve the lost data.

Few standard RAID levels are RAID 1 that follows mirroring, RAID 0 that follows striping and RAID 5 that follows parity summing. Following are the redundancy description of few RAID levels.

  • If n is referred to number of drives used then RAID 1 offers redundancy of n-1 drives, where n is generally 2.
  • If n-1 is the storage volume of RAID 5, then it permits one redundant drive.
  • If RAID 1+0 contains two-mirrored RAID 0 arrays and each of them has five disks, then the minimum redundancy gets counted as 1 and maximum as 5. This is based on the consideration that the affected drives are of same array.
  • If RAID 5+1 contains two-mirrored RAID 5 arrays and each of them has five disks, then the minimum redundancy comes out as 3 and maximum as 6.
  • In RAID 5+5 array, three independent RAID 5 arrays are considered while each of them has three disks. This allows minimum redundancy as 3 and maximum as 5.

When a RAID array fails, data needs to be recovered using productive recovery measures that involve RAID specific utilities (which depend upon the RAID array or arrays being used) and RAID specific recovery practices (which are almost the same as the normal hard disk recovery). This is the specialized data recovery domain that deals with failed RAID hard drives and is specifically termed as RAID Recovery service. Under the service, failed hard drives are analyzed for cause of crash, repaired (physical repair is also done, if necessary) and data is extracted from the affected drive.

Hard Drive Recovery Service is best carried out under Clean Room environment because of everything under control that may further damage a corrupted hard drive. Such factors may be summarized as dust particles, temperature, humidity, pressure etc. It involves careful recovery procedures plus more technical approach as compared to standard hard drives.

March 9, 2009

Sharing knowledge on RAID Data Recovery

RAID Data Recovery is more like a technique to combine two or more hard drives to achieve performance and fault tolerance. This system is usually employed in servers.

Some of the common steps which may tend to limit the Data Recovery in future are as follows:

1) If you are copying information from an old hard drive onto those being used in you Array, be sure to keep the old disk around for a while. That way, if you discover any fault or errors in you RAID Array, you have still your data safe to work with.

2) Use the best RAID level according to your necessity. Like, if you are just in need of faster reads and basic redundancy, RAID Level 1 is fine in this case.

3) If you are setting up a multi user environment, creating a 3 or 5 drive RAID 5 array may be your best choice. Though, if your requirements are write performance sensitive, there are better alternatives.

4) If you have both options to be applied on Software Based or Hardware based RAID Array, remember Hardware based Array does not need software to boot, have logic with it and are much more fault tolerant. In case of disaster recovery planning go for hardware RAID Array.

5) Use of RAID Array increases the performance and speed. Still there are chances with the files to be disorganized and corrupted. Hence, be sure to run your preferred software for scanning and checking your disks on a regular basis.

One should be resemble with one’s efforts because of huge charges for RAID Data Recovery. Also these are very normal steps which may be followed easily without too much physical movement.

March 3, 2009

Data Recovery is the last tool

At Each Organization every responsible person knows that protecting computer data is important, but how many of them are confident about running the backed up data? May be very few, of course it is true that not only regular back up your computer data as well make it in such a form that it should be avail on the time of demand.

The two largest leading factors in case of data loss are hardware or system malfunctions and human error. Together, almost 75% cases of all data loss are being shared by these reasons. Software corruption, computer viruses and ‘physical’ disasters like fire and water damage make up the rest. There are three major trends in data loss today, representing industry-wide shifts in technology and market behavior. First, technology and advanced users are consuming most of the part of all storage space that has been provided mutually, hence storing less data on smaller storage. Second, Users cleverly using desktop or laptop to store important data. This may be such an important, which in condition of loss can ruined someone. This fact showing too much data dependency on such storage systems. Finally, most of the backup technology and practices are failing to protect data adequately. Among this someone get protected while few worry more, they could not be succeed to backup their important data.

Data recovery is the last tool when everything else, including commercial software, fails. When customers need data recovery, they need it fast. In all these three cases, we can recover all the data within 24 hours or receiving the media. Data recovery is more than pulling strings of bits from mangled disk drives or tangled file systems. Data Recovery Service providers use their much better technical team to recover your lost data. Many of such service providers are equipped with so modern tools which would be never imagined by us. After all their accuracy parameter is only that If the Data has been recovered?

February 26, 2009

Thinking about Hard Disk Repair?

One of the most frustrating Computer devices that can fail to perform any time is your hard drive. A hard disk is an essential part of the computer or for laptop keeps your files and folders as well as your operating system too. In General if a hard disk is going to fail, it is unlikely to totally stop working without some kind of prior warning. Often, clicking noises, warning messages regularly appearing or your system regularly crashing at random intervals. Bear in mind, apart from the clicking noise, the other symptoms could well be in fact to be down to several hardware or software computer problems other than the hard disk. Once it has been decided that your hard disk is corrupted you will have to choose from only two of outcomes. First is to change or replace the hard disk. Actually, it is less easy in case of your desktop computers or personal computers unlikely Laptop. In laptop you bounded to replace such devices only with the same manufacturer by whom you purchased the laptop. Better it will be for laptop users kindly consult to their manufacturer.

You find now you’re your hard disk has fault then you need to use a replacement disk. To begin you need to find out the type of Hard Disk you are currently using. There are two types of hard disks namely PATA and SATA. SATA Hard disks are newer than PATA. PATA is more common on older machines and has the typical 4 pin power plug along with the standard IDE cable. SATA connections are smaller in size almost a third of the size of the IDE connection. If you have SATA hard disk then simply plug in and start working on it while with PATA you have to change some technical settings.

Even though it could possibly be a massive inconvenience as soon as your data hard disk drive gives up whether it is due to hardware failure or due to outside damage or a attack, it is nice to know there is a very good chance that you will be able to restore the essential information you first believed to be gone for ever. Hard disk repair can work on most types and capacities of disk drives and with all operating systems.