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Ontrack is abit expensive.

Postby jenise » Fri, 24 Apr 2009 12:40 am

you may want to use an online data recovery software like easyrecovery / getdataback to try to see whether you can get any useful data out. should only go to recovery companies at last resort.

I got charged an evaluation fee by ontrack after I took it back for a second opinion. This company seagate recovery/ data savers www.datasavers.com.sg quoted me half the price for thumbdrive recovery. just to share.

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Postby coldbloodedgurl » Mon, 27 Apr 2009 5:27 pm

you may want to visit this site http://knightsbw.org, they're an IT Solutions company working for businesses and industries here in SG and can do data recovery that suits your problem right now. i recommend them because they're all professional and can do support 24x7

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 27 Apr 2009 5:50 pm

coldbloodedgurl wrote:you may want to visit this site http://knightsbw.org, they're an IT Solutions company working for businesses and industries here in SG and can do data recovery that suits your problem right now. i recommend them because they're all professional and can do support 24x7


You are two weeks too late.

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Postby gourge » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 6:30 pm

Why don't you try stellar phoenix its good and cheaper too.
You can find more info from here: http://www.stellarinfo.com/


cheers...

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 10:25 pm

gourge wrote:Why don't you try stellar phoenix its good and cheaper too.
You can find more info from here: http://www.stellarinfo.com/


cheers...


Hello. You are way late, too. Do you work for them?

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Re: Help - data recovery

Postby fkokh » Tue, 01 Dec 2009 7:47 pm

chixchix wrote::( dear all , i need some quick urgent advise !

I need to do some data recovery from my USB stick. its a Toshiba USB stick where I have stored loads of business data.

the metallic portion that we use to insert into the USB port has snapped off froom " the body " please advise where I can get it fixed or at least , recover all the data inside.. thanks !!!


Hey Chixchix,

Can I have the number. My thumbdrive is damaged and I was asked to pay 500 to retrieve data. Pls pm or send the number to my email fkokh@yahoo.com

Many thanks

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Postby ksl » Wed, 02 Dec 2009 12:43 am

chixchix wrote:Thanks guys..well i found a number from the newspaper and they recommended that I do soldering..will cost me $60..so i will be picking it up tomorrow...lesson learnt in fact ...


You can get it done much cheaper than that at Sim Lim, 1st floor electronic repair shop, up the elevator and turn left on the right hand side, you will see all the second hand radios and amplifiers, he knows what he is doing, charged me 2$ for a soldering job on a motherboard, while i waited. Though you must be confident in your approach, that you know how long it will take, less than 5 minutes, no parts required but a few drops of solder.
Infact just tell him, you will give him 10 bucks to solder it on, well worth it for 5 minutes work. Other than that, i would try the main agents of the thumb drives, could be they will do it free, but never use those in the business of data recovery, they charge an arm and a leg, for something which is quite easy, if it is there to be recognised. They call it trade secrets :wink: and you cannot blame them if it's their business, they prey on clients that do not understand the trade, like many other trades in the market place, and will book an hour for something that takes less than 5 minutes...it happens if you are not sure of what they have to do.

The same place overcharged me because i left an item there, a disc drive, because i suspected the opitical disc couldn't read, the problem was my wife had forced the draw open and disturbed the optical reading position, no replacement parts needed but 50$ I kicked myself, becuase it never crossed my mind and she didn't tell me, what she did to get the disc out until i had it repaired. WOMEN These kind of jobs take very little time to correct, like soldering.

Kingston have a life time guarantee on memory chips, I found that out with my camera, when the pictures had to be recovered, some companies will do it free, becuase it's excellent customer service if the job is very quick and data recovery from a thumb drive my take 30 minutes if there is a lot of data, though its waiting time not manual work time.

One can be charged 200$ just to install windows :???: be careful out there! :wink:

Oh sh-t who kick started this thread :roll: I never noticed either

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what make is it and what's wrong, take it to the main brand agency,

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Postby fkokh » Sat, 05 Dec 2009 6:12 pm

fkokh
what make is it and what's wrong, take it to the main brand agency,[/quote]

hey pal, thanks for helping ... mine is sandisk ... did a search online ... but dunno where to fine the main brand agency to send the thing for data recovery

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 05 Dec 2009 6:58 pm

Be careful when buying Kingston Thumbdrives. Especially the 32 & 64GB ones. Ebay as been a sucker and has been letting HK shops posts these counterfeits online for sale cheaply. My boss just came back from China with four of the suckers, gave me one and gave his two kids one each and he kept one and wanted me to load it up with MP3's I've ripped over the past couple of years and loaded on the company server. They copy okay until you try to execute the file and then they don't work at all. If the files are in a folder within folder they don't copy. Apparently they will hold less than 2 gb of data totally instead of 32 or 64. The have been hacked to show full capacity but you cannot open any of the files contained therein. Be careful. Do an online search to for Kingston 64gb thumbdrives to see what I'm talking about.

Oh, you cannot reformat the damn thing either. once it's full, your stuffed and the only thing you can do is toss it. :mad:

Go to the kingston site as well. There you will see the colour coding used on the various thumbdrives. the colour of the counterfeits are the same colour as the 2gb ones.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 06 Dec 2009 12:34 am

fkokh wrote:
fkokh
what make is it and what's wrong, take it to the main brand agency,


hey pal, thanks for helping ... mine is sandisk ... did a search online ... but dunno where to fine the main brand agency to send the thing for data recovery[/quote]

Singapore support

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800-852-3607
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M-F | 10am - 7pm HKT
Ask what to do, and where the office is based in Singapore for data recovery

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Postby fkokh » Sun, 06 Dec 2009 6:51 am

ksl wrote:Singapore support

Singapore
800-852-3607
Submit a Question
M-F | 10am - 7pm HKT
Ask what to do, and where the office is based in Singapore for data recovery


hey thanks! the email address not reflected but cut and paste the number and managed to find the email address

yes will be going to the main source to get data recovery. Only makes sense. Thanks!!


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