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NTFS Data Recovery

NTFS Master File Table Fixup

Recently DTI Data Recovery received an interesting question about NTFS data recovery and the values stored in the Master File Table. The question referenced the value following the magic value of ‘FILE’ in the record. Some of the time the data is an asterisk ‘*’ and other time the data is a zero ‘0’. The […]

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File System Data Recovery

File System Data Recovery – Missing File System

The Mysterious Case of the Missing File System Sometimes there is just no way to ascertain the events leading up to the loss of an entire file system index. The client may have no idea what happened. When looking at the File System Data Recovery as a whole there are no telltale markers left behind. So […]

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Microsoft FAT32 and Integrated Data Recovery

With several years in the data recovery industry there are, like all things, a metamorphosis from one method of recovery to the next. In the beginning there were simple file systems and simple drives and a coarse data recovery method was used in order to retrieve data. This method was based mostly on the hardware side and not […]

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