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Screencast: Imaging Drives with Damaged Heads

Watch this guide to learn how to optimize Insight’s imaging settings when working with a source drive with damaged or degraded heads.

Imaging Freezing Damaged Drives

When Atola Insight Forensic performs Imaging, it approaches bad sectors in the most gentle yet thorough way with high overall speed. But most importantly, Insight is unbeatable at imaging severely damaged drives, while providing all the necessary tools for evidence verification and proper data storage formats. Insight’s ability to succeed even with the drives that freeze […]

Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 release

Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 is released! In this version of Atola Insight Forensic software, we included a range of improvements to our core features. The full list of Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 changes can be found here: Atola Insight Forensic Changelog. Password recovery support on new drive models Password recovery now works on new Hitachi hard drives […]

Multitasking Capabilities of Atola Insight Forensic

With each passing year, speed becomes a yet bigger issue for forensic specialists: while the capacity of hard drives grows exponentially, their speed does not keep up. A common 4TB drive’s speed constitutes up to 200 MB/s or 12 GB/min, which translates to more than 5 hours of imaging. And it may take prohibitive amounts of […]

Imaging Drives with Damaged Heads

Hard drives with physical damage require a complex imaging approach. This guide will explain how to retrieve data with the minimal risk of data loss on a drive with a damaged head stack. If an Automatic Checkup report indicates that there is a problem with the heads, look at the status of each head. If […]