Data Recovery Services

Pete Rittwage peter at
Wed Jan 20 13:26:25 CST 2016

> I need to recover some files from a SCSI drive that failed over a decade
> ago.  Are there data recovery services that can determine if the files on
> the drive can be recovered or can actually do such a recovery?  Now that
> I think about it, I recently also had a fairly new Western Digital drive
> suddenly no longer be seen by any Windows PC and I really need many of the
> files on it.  Can anybody here tell me if drive manufacturers offer
> recovery services? I ask this since I saw a post somewhere that Seagate
> offers some sort of file recovery via cloud storage.
> As you can tell, I am by no means super-knowledgeable about modern systems
> since I am from the WANG 2200 MVP, WANG PC, and WANG Basic 2C era, and
> still have a few pieces of WANG hardware collecting dust.
> I apologize if I am posting this to a group where it is inappropriate.
> Thank You,
> John

Hi John,

There are many of them- we've used OnTrack (Kroll) and DriveSavers.

The services can be expensive (in the thousands, typically) so the data has
to be pretty valuable to you in order to proceed.


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