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How to Wipe and Make Your Drive Unrecoverable Permanently

One of the unlucky day happened in last year, my external 2.5″ Samsung hard disk was corrupted due to too much unrecoverable bad sector. And luckily it still under 3 years warranty coverage, so I dialed to Samsung technical support.

They then guided me to download an utility to diagnose and try to recover the bad sector, but all those steps were reported failed and they asked me to send the hard disk to them along with the copy of receipt.

However, it’s my personal hard disk and there contains a lots of personal and sensitive information (don’t dirty minded, I’ve no that things), it’s possible some bad guys from them try to recover my files even I already formatted it. Still remember yesterday I told you how to recover your deleted files?

Then what can I do to prevent the bad things happen? Here is the solution Continue reading

How to Recover Your Deleted Files

Some time we might accidentally deleted 1 or more files, folders, images, documents or whatever. Unless you are an expert in computer or you know how to recover it, otherwise you will only regret why you’d deleted it.

If you’re not experienced the above situation, but you want to help your friends, your colleagues or whoever to recover their formatted hard drive, usb drive or memory card, here is the solution I’m going to teach and share it with you.

There are a tons of free and paid recovery software and services. Among of them, Pandora Recovery is my favorite recovery software as it’s very powerful, quickly recovered the files and it’s FREE.

Steps to recover your deleted files:

1. Open the installed Pandora Recovery software. Continue reading

Kingston USB Drive Warranty – DT101

In one of the unlucky day in April, I’ve encountered a terrible problem to my Kingston USB Drive Data Traveler 101 4GB, which is ‘The disk is write protected’.

I can’t format the drive and even cannot paste and delete any files. I was crazy and I tried to search and I found tons of article, and mainly there are 3 solutions. But I’m not going to show or tell you any of them.

Why? Because all solutions are not working! Continue reading