The most obvious difference between flash memory and traditional storage media such as hard disks is the lack of moving parts present in the former. The differences don't end here, though: flash media also writes and stores data in a different way. As a result, special techniques must be utilised when recovering data from such devices.
Whereas hard drives write data linearly and to sectors of a standard size, Flash media does not and the numerous individual pieces of data that form a file can be found in a number of locations as a result.
Fields technicians will therefore do the following when performing an initial – and completely free – diagnostic on your flash-based media:
In order to determine whether the data stored on a flash device can be recovered and the costs of doing so, it is essential that a diagnosis be conducted by a skilled and experienced technician. Book your free diagnostic with Fields today by emailing us or calling us on 0207 862 6349.
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