Hard Drive Engine
Hard Drive Engine Documentation
Extended Functions Tab
Bit locker detection
Bit locker Encryption Detection Feature that enables you to display your bitlocker recovery key. hard drive engine will detect bitlocker encryption if enabled and mounted automatically displaying your recovery key.
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Create Tech Portable USB
Will copy all pertinent files to a USB stick that will allow a technician to take the USB stick and run the Hard Drive Engine.
Launches the application to search and list any compatible devices including hard drives and USB compatible storage
Creates an HTML Based report displaying the results with a brief decryption of the attributes found
Enable Drive Mounting
Enables windows to auto mount your device (Windows Default Setting)
Disable Drive Mounting
Prevents windows from accessing and auto mounting a possible bad drive
DTI Data services
Link to our website with descriptions of in house services
DTI Data Work Order
Link to our printable work order to accompany any media that you might need recovered
Critical Read Test
Performs a non-destructive sector read test in critical areas such as the Partition sector, Boot Sector and Master File Table (MFT)
Short Read Test
Performs a short random non-destructive sector read test with error message display
Long read Test
Performs a long random non-destructive sector read test with error message display.
Drive to Drive Clone
Clone an old hard drive to a new hard drive with bad block identifier on errors
Drive to Image Clone
Clone an old hard drive to a Model, Serial and Power On Hours labeled .IMG File with bad block identifier on errors
Creates a Bit by Bit Mirror Image while creating a Calculated MD5 Hash Value unique to the created image with an optional verify of that image
Image to Drive
Restore an image to a device that you had previously created
Quick Disk View
A pop up window that looks at the RAW HEX data on a disk (Good for evaluating wiped or formatted media)
Terminate Current Task
Terminates any current task in operation early
Exits the application
Hard drive Engine - A simple guide for displaying the smart based condition of your hard drive
Your hard drive appears to be functioning correctly and has not recorded any errors.
Age threshold exceeds 3 to 5 years or minor relocated sectors errors are starting to develop. It is recommended backup your data or use the Clone Drive to Drive, Clone Drive to Image function under utilities
Excessive Age 5+ years or accumulated errors indicating the hard drive is not functioning correctly but still possible via cloning methods to extract your data prior to complete failure. Signs are a slow computer or freezing of the operating system when any attempts are made to access the data on the hard drive. Viewing the contents may only show a partial view of your data with folders missing.
Errors recorded indicate a possible bad read write head or internal failure and it is not recommended to attempt any data transfer from this medium. If you value your data please contact us to help evaluate your options. Signs are failure to boot. a very slow computer or freezing of the operating system when any attempts are made to access the data on the hard drive. Noise… beeping or clicking.
Visual aid for the specific results found in the intended S.M.A.R.T. targeted attribute
Represents a specific storage device that does not have the targeted S.M.A.R.T. attribute to display
There are notable signs of a failing hard drive that is unable to record or display errors. Signs are extremely slow clones and data transfer times that may include audible noises such as ticking or clicking sounds or the drive is unable to be recognized by windows or this software Please Call DTI Data Recovery 866 438 6932 if data is important