CBL Pictures: Easy to See Not-So Hot Fate for Not-So Burnt Hard Drives
CBL Pictures: Easy to See Not-So Hot Fate for Not-So Burnt Hard Drives

27 August 2021

Throwback to this pair of fire-burned drives spotted in the lab whose not-so hot fate was pretty easily determined early into the recovery project.

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CBL Pictures: When Fire Damage Makes Hard Drive Recovery Harder
CBL Pictures: When Fire Damage Makes Hard Drive Recovery Harder

15 July 2021

Technology that suffers the wrath of a catastrophic event like a wildfire is not a pretty sight. Here are some archive photos from the initial findings after wildfires ripped through the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2016 with some pieces that eventually made their way to our labs for recovery assessment.

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CBL Pictures: Fire Damaged Hard Drives
CBL Pictures: Fire Damaged Hard Drives

22 July 2016

When we receive fire-damaged hard drives and computers in need of data recovery service, usually they aren’t in terribly bad shape. As you can see in these photos, unfortunately wildfires in Fort McMurray, Canada incurred extreme destruction on these drives. Sometimes the effects of a disaster are too much for recovery.

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