Transcend JetFlash JF620 USB Flash Drives have a 11mb CDFS partition containing SecureDrive and other files.Many people do not want this CDFS partition.Officially this CDFS partition cannot be removed or modified.However there is a way to remove or modify this CDFS partition.
Windows could not read a faulty Seagate FreeAgent Drive.However Linux could read the same faulty drive without any problems.All the data was recovered using Ubuntu 11.04.No special recovery software was used.
Acronis True Image is a powerful disk imaging software that creates backups and recovers PC systems.Unfortunately this software is not free.However Acronis has an agreement with Seagate and Western Digital and provides a re-branded version of Acronis True Image completely free.
Diskgenius is an advanced disk recovery tool that can restore deleted partition, rebuild mbr, rebuild partition table, recover files and restore formatted partition etc. It also can backup files by partition or disk clone, and it also enables you to backup partition table for unexpected incident.
When you boot an unattended Windows DVD(which contains autounattend.xml), you are directly taken to the installation routine.There is no option to launch the recovery environment.However I found a way of accessing Windows Recovery Environment.