Disk Transfer and File Conversion Reviews

We trnasfer files from disks and tapes, as well as convert files and data / databases for use in other modern Windows or Apple Mac systems
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MO Disk Recovering Medical Image Data from PET Scanner

Pictured are MO disks with model numbers SONY 4.1GB  512 bytes/sector 130mm (5.25
Data Recovery from MO disks that stored Medical Dicom Images

MO Disk Data Recovery, OMuzik, Detroit, Michigan, USA., ....I contacted Data Recovery Services from the USA (Detroit) as I could not find any US company that could (or would be willing) to retrieve medical image data from an old magneto-optical drive....


Copy Data from CNC Router Machine SCSI HDD

Photographed are Seagate ST31200N and Quantum ProDrive ELS hard drives from old computer controller machinery. The drives have 50 pin SCSI controller interface cables.  5 drives are pictured, the Seagate has black case, while the Quantum drives are silver.
Seagate and Quantum SCSI Hard Disks taken from old CNC equipment

SCSI Hard Drives from CNC machines, MChadwick, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, ....Very efficient & professional throughout the fast process....


DVD-RAM Transferring Files to USB

A DVD-RAM made by Imation - 5.2gb Type 1 in a cartridge case. The Recording surface is shown under the outer slide cover. The DVD-RAM was used to store files.
An Imation Type I DVD-RAM having it's data read to USB stick

DVD-RAM Type 1 disk, ASanchez, Canning Town, London, ....Disk needed transfer to another medium eg USB stick....


Retrieve data from Jaz disc from 2000 Apple Mac

An Iomega Jaz disk pictured at a 45 degree angle with some other Jaz and floppy disks. The disks were ready for recovering data in our lab.
A Jaz disk that was used on an Apple Mac awaiting data retrieval.

Jaz Disk., Chris Porter, Bognor Regis, West Sussex., ....I had a Jaz disc from 2000 that I needed to retrieve the data from....


PC floppy disk conversion

An old mac floppy disk needing conversion to view the files on windows pc computer. It was used in an Apple Mac.
Convert Floppy disk for PC

GMcDougal, Thame, Oxfordshire, ....Thanks so much for sending these two files....


8 inch floppy disk file transfer to CD

THe 8 ich disk was made by Nashua had files from a Dec RT11-A (PDP11). The files were converted from the old word processor to view on modern Microsoft Windows PC.
8 inch floppy disk data recovery to CD

University of Manchester, Manchester., ....The floppy disk spec was Single Sided Double Density SS DD 26 sectors per track, 77 tracks, 256 bytes 128 bytes per sector ....


Transfer DICOM files from MO disk (MOD) to hard drive

DICOM images stored on an MO disk that had been used in a CT scanner.
CT Scanner files transfer off MOD (Magneto Optical Disks)

Dr R.Keatle, Paddington, London, ....These Magneto Optical disks were storing DICOM files from a Philips Select CT scanner which was a re-badged Marconi....


Convert Macintosh 512k floppy disks to CD or Word

3.5 inch floppy disks from Macintosh 512k to be transferred to CD.
Transfer from Macintosh 512k floppy disks to CD and convert to MS Word

KDeem, Fox Entertainment, California, USA, ....The computer perished long ago and most documents were never printed or transferred....


CF-2 Amstrad Floppy disks convert to Word

Amsoft CF2 disks which were written on an Amstrad Locoscript computer (probably 8512 8256 or 9512). These disks underwent conversion to microsoft word for editing and viewing on modern windows pc computer.
Convert CF-2 Amstrad floppy disks to CD

Anon, Birmingham University, ....The files were mainly written in Amstrad Locoscript and required converting to Microsoft Word for editing....


5.25 inch floppy disk transfer cpm and bbc disks

A 5.25 floppy disk made by 3M Imataion that was used in a BBC micro computer and stored files in the CPM filesystem.
5.25 inch floppy disk data conversion cpm and bbc disks

TLongBotham, Moog Controls Limited, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, ....Some floppies were cpm operating system and some BBC micro computer floppies....


MO disk data recovery missing folders

A Sony SMO-230 3.5 inch Magneto Optical Disk ready for recovery of missing folders in Windows Explorer.
Recover lost files on MO disk

NLee, Oleana Ltd, Norway, ....Tried running scandisk on the disk in windows but this made it a whole lot worse! Passed the disk to Apex for recovery....


Convert Apple Mac PICT conversion to PC (batch)

Data Recovery
Batch convert Apple Mac PICT files

AMacDowel, Oxford, ....There were thousands of Apple PICT files requiring a batch converter - thank you for the conversion which saved us many days work.....


Ditto Max Tape file recovery

A Tecmar Ditto Max tape cartridge cassette that needed data recovering. Ditto tapes are also made by Iomega.
Data Recovery from Ditto Max tapes

MKeeler, Binghampton, New York, USA, ....I had tried on an old computer and an old ditto drive but no luck....


Convert Windows Slideshow DVD to Jpegs

The corner of the DVD data side where files are burnt to the disc. This particular DVD had a slideshow movie on it that the customer needed converting to .jpg files.
DVD with slideshow pics convert to jpegs

RFur, Croydon, Kent, ....We wanted to extract the images to jpeg from the video since the original pictures were lost....


Transfer Floppy disk files to PC

A Sony MFD-2DD floppy disk that contained Programming Source Code.
Convert Floppy disk files to PC

DCrawfrod, St Petersburg, Florida, ....The files need to be converted to text suitable for a Windows PC computer....


Read Superdisk Files and transfer to CD

A Superdisk pictured with a CD
Superdisk file conversion to CD

PRummel, Chelmsford, Essex, ....We no longer had the Superdisk drive and also required conversion of the file data to Microsoft Word for editing....


Sony EDM M.O. disk data recovery

A Sony EDM-128 MO disk that had file corruption.
Sony EDM M.O. disk data recovery apple mac formatted

DGrossman, Chicago, Illinois, USA, ....The filesystem was corrupt although the raw disk data was readable....


Convert Microsoft File Database

A floppy disk from an old Apple Mac which held a copy of Microsoft FILE database. This was an old database format that needed converting to Excel.
Transfer Microsoft File Database to Excel

National Maritime Museum, London, ....This was a very old database application software which needed to be transferred off the floppy disks and converted for opening on a PC say as text , excel spreadsheet or csv....


Transfer of Jaz discs to CD/DVD

A 1GB Jaz disk that was received by us and needed files copying.
Jaz disk copy files to CD/DVD

TLane, Oxford, ....Over the years we lost SCSI facility during computer upgrades so we could no longer connect the Jaz Drive to Winows computer....


DVD not recognised by player 'No Disc'

Analysis of a DVD surface using a magnifying glass to represent dvd recovery.
DVD will not play video - appears empty No Disc error

MBrowne, St Andrews, Guernsey, ....The video data worked over a year ago when it was recorded from VHS to DVD+R fine on all types of players....


Read Superdisk files to CD

An Imation Superdisk LS120 that needed to be transferred to CD.
Copy Superdisk to CD

RJames, New York, USA, ....I no longer had the Superdisk drive so could not read the Superdisk, and needed these files converted to a CD so I could access them....


Gigamo data recovery

Gigamo optical disk recovering missing files.
Recover missing files from Gigamo

NLee, Espeland, Norway, ....(Apex advice was not to let Check Disk run)....


QIC Windows95/98 Backup file - extract files

QIC file recovery
QIC Win95/98 backup files- recover of files

JLovell, Perth, Australia, ....The QIC files stored many files and folders and these needed to be extracted so they could be restored on to a Mac computer to allow Word for Mac to open them....


ZIP disk backup copied to CD

A Zip disk that was used with One-Step backup software and nneded files restored.
Copy backup files from ZIP disc to CD

JHowley, Watford, ....I had recently backed up several files (using Windows 98SE and One-Step Backup) to two ZIP 100 disks....


CD photo recovery ripped label

Data recovery from a CD
CD ripped label data recovery

AScicluna, Birkirkara, MALTA, ....The reflective side of the CD appears to be ok - just scratched top side....


MF 2DD apple Floppy disks to CD

An MF-2DD double density floppy disk from Apple Mac computer.
Convert MF 2DD Mac floppies

CPike, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, ....Needed to recover old Microsoft MS Word Files to be used on modern Word version....


LS-120 120mb Superdisk transfer to CD

An LS-120 Superdisk that needed files transferred to CD.
CD Transfer Superdisk LS120

DJensen, Winside, NE, USA, ....Then LS-120 120mb Superdisk required transfer of photo image files and data to CD so it could be used in a Windows PC as no Superdisk drive was available....


Transfer LM-D501W 940MB Optical disk cartridges

A Panasonic Optical Disk model LM-D501W. This disk was used on an Apple Mac computer and needed to be transferred to Windows.
LM-D501W 940MB Optical disk cartridge copy to CD

AMacQueen, Oxfordshire County Council, ....Disks contained photographs in an old Apple Mac System and now preferably to be used in MS Windows System.Required to transfer or copy the files to CD or DVD....


Zip disk transfer to CD

A Zip PC100 disk awaiting file transfer to CD.
ZIP PC100 discs copy files to CD

LBoardman, Alylesbury, Buckinghamshire, ....I needed the stuff from an old iomega ZIP 100 disc on to a cd so that files can be downloaded to laptop computer.Many thanks (for the recovery).....


Apple Mac LC475 file transfer to CD

An Apple Macintosh Performa with scsi hard drive.
LC475 Apple Mac file conversion to PC CD

Adempster, Perth Scotland, ....The Monitor screen failed therefore could not use the computer - required transfer to a pc compatible cd disc....


BBC 5.25 floppy disk transfer to CD

A floppy disk that was used in a BBC Micro computer that had old files the customer wished to use in an emulator.
Extracting old BBC 5.25 floppy disk files

Dparsons, Swindon, ....I had not accessed the disks in 15 or so years!!! They were Single Sided Double Density 180kb disks (the physical disk was DS/DD 500kb/360kb) written on an external Cumana 5.25 inch floppy drive drive....


Panasonic LM-R650A file recovery

A Pansonic PD LM R650A cartridge ready to undergo data recovery.
PD 650MB MO disk data recovery

Rgoldstein, Melbourne Beach, Florida USA, ....It recognizes in Win Server 2003 and my disc showed on the first go....


File Transfer from Jaz and Zip Disks

A 2GB Jaz disk made by Iomega. This disc type is sent to us quite often for file transfer.
Copy files from Iomega Jaz and Zip discs to CD

SKoutros, Schiedam, The Netherlands, ....Just wanted to let you know that I just received the package....


Kaypro 5.25 CP/M disks copy files

A 5.25 floppy disk from a Kaypro computer which held 10 sectors per track as opposed to DOS which generally manages only 9 sectors. The filesystem on the disk is CPM and needed its text files converting for a Windows PC.
Kaypro CP/M 5.25 floppy disks to CD

ALord, Reading, ....These disks have 10 sectors per track used in Kaypro machines of the early 1980s from Non-Linear Systems....


Copy files from SuperDisk

A Superdisk shown face on to the camera. This one came from a Mac.
Superdisk files copy to CD

CBurness, Inverness, Scotland, ....Have tried on a USB floppy but cannot open the file....


DVD-RAM data transfer

DVD-RAM in for file recovery
DVD-RAM file recovery

MLyons, Flagship Ltd, Belfast, ....We have received the dvd this morning, I have checked the disc and it now reads fine and we have access to the data again......


Jaz disk transfer

A Jaz Disk with 2GB data capacity. The other type held 1gb.
Jaz disks convert to CD / DVD

TCook, Birmingham, ....These drives are no longer made so required to convert/transfer the files and data to say a CD or DVD for use in modern computers or Windows PCs....


Convert Syquest 44MB to CD

Converting a Syquest 44mb disk to cd.
Recover data from Syquest 44mb disk to CD

GBitchner, Bath, Somerset, ....We required to transfer all files from the SQ400 44mb disk to cd....


Recovery files from scratched CD-R

CD Data recovery
Data Recovery CD-R - scratched disk

JHapich, Cambridge, ....CD scratched and would only show empty folder - no files.Thank you for your confirmation on the recovery....


540MB MO disk transfer to CD

A 3.5 inch Magneto Optical Disc ready for file transfer to USB.
File transfer from old Optical MO disks to CD

RGuthrie, Advanced Technologies and Services Inc, New Jersey, USA, ....A clone of the disk was produced as a file for further processing (proprietary format)....


Transfer files off old ZIP disks

A Mac100 Zip disk with 100mb capacity.
Copy files from ZIP disc to CD

JMacpherson, West Ross. Scotland IV54, ....Apex Downloaded images off the disk onto a cd-rom - Many thanks.....


Transfer Syquest 270mb files to CD

A 270MB Syquest disk awaiting transfer of files to CD.
Read files from Syquest Disk

MBrudges Hackneyhomes, London E8, ....Disk was functioning, however there was no access to a SQ3270 drive / reader....


Super-disk transfer to CD

A SuperDisk ready for file transfer.
Apple Mac Superdisk transfer to CD

JAllan, London, NW5, ....Very many thanks for posting the disk back so promptly....


Transfer Image files from ZIP disk

A Fujifilm ZIP disk in it's jewel case with cover. The disk was sent to us for recovery of images and pdf files.
Transfer photos from ZIP disk

JMacPherson, Inverness, Scotland, ....No longer have access to the technology to open it - the modern pc can only run cd roms....


270mb Syquest Disk for transfer to CD

A Syquest 270mb disk. They also made the 105MB disk cartridge. This one was sent to us for transfer to CD.
Transfer 270mb Syquest Disk to CD

SBeckett, Cranfield Forensic Institute, Shriveham, Swindon, ....It is great news about the transfer of my SyQuest disk data....


Finalize Camcorder DVD with Disc/Disk Error

Camcorder DVD recovery
Finalise Sony DVD with Disk Error

DTaylor, St Albans Herts UK, ....I was really pleased with the recovery, footage of our son which would be impossible to repeat! I would recommend you in the future for a great service; fast and excellent results.....


88mb Syquest Disk for transfer to CD

Recovering data from a Syquest 88mb disk.
Recover data from Syquest 88mb disk to CD

DKelly, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth. Ceredigion, ....Thanks for the speedy service! I have passed the invoice to our accounts.....


CNC machine Floppy Disks control files

A 5.25 inch floppy disk that was used in an old CNC machine and stored configuration files.
Data Recovery old CNC 5.25 floppy disks program files

SWilson, Newcastle University, ....The 360kb 5.25 floppy discs were corrupt / unreadable and required configuration data file extracted from the CP/M file system for a gearbox design....


DVD-Ram transfer to DVD

A Maxell 9.4GB Type I (Type 1) cartrdige case DVD-RAM disk with the slider door open exposing the DVD-RAM storage surface.
Take data off dvd-ram to normal dvd

CSeal, Publicis Ltd, London, ....The disks are very old case type dvd-ram and hence no player to read them....


Transfer 3.5 Optical Disc to CD

A Maxell 640 magneto Optical disk in need of file recovery.
Convert Optical disc to CD

HSaull, Centre Screen Productions, Manchester, ....Unable to read disc as suitable reader not available....


File Transfer ZIP-100 old Mac disks

A Mac formatted ZIP disk.
Mac Zip disk convert to cd

TPickwell, Lichfield, Staffordshire, ....Great news on the recovery! Payment will be made tomorrow! kind regards.....


Transfer Mac Floppy disk to PC

A Mac Floppy disk from an Apple Computer.
Convert 3.5 inch apple mac floppy to CD

DCameron, Perth Scotland, ....Required files recovered for use on a present day PC - transfer to CD....


5.25 floppy disk transfer to CD

A CD, old 5.25 floppy disk and a modern 3.5 inch flopy disk together.
Legacy Floppy disc transfer to CD

JMcGrouther, Star Refrigeration Ltd, Glasgow Scotland, ....We required data transfer transfer old 5.25 discs onto a CD or memory stick....


5.25 inch Magneto-Optical Disk rescue files to DVD

An MO disk that needed its files rescuing.
5.25 inch MO Optical disc rescue files to DVD

Prof Dr. JSleeman, Forschungszentrum GmbH, Karlsruhe / Stuttgart, Germany, ....The data was rescued and transferred to DVD for reading by Windows PC and Apple Mac....


Merge 2 corrupt files to produce a good copy

Combing parts from 2 files and merging them together to make one good file.
Combine 2 files to produce a good copy from merged sectors

GKeen, Chep, Dubai, UAE and South Africa, ....The data was stored on a 5.25 inch floppy disk which contained a valuable program file for our client....


Mac floppy diskette convert to CD

A Floppy disk from an old Macintosh.
Convert Macintosh diskette files to CD

RRomain, Maidenhead, Berks, ....The new floppy diskette driven by OSX 10.4 would not read the disk drive so it had to be converted to CD which could be read by Mac OSX machine....


Apple Mac 3.5 Floppy Disks transfer to CD

A CD and old floppy disk from an Apple computer.
File Transfer from old Apple Mac 3.5 disks to CD

CWhiteman, London SW14, ....These Apple mac 3.5 inch floppies needed to transfer files and data to CD so they could be read into a Mac - Disks received - many thanks.....


Transfer 1GB Jaz disk to DVD

A Backup Jaz disk 1GB laid on its back.
Mac Jaz Disk backup files transfer to DVD

THunt, Pebble IT Ltd, London. SE11, ....We have received and all is good thank you.....


Finalise corrupt Sony mini-DVD

A Sony mini-dvd that had trouble finalising video.
Video Recovery DVD would not finalize

LFransman, London N8, ....Marvelous!! Well done!! I'll pay today! Many many thanks.....


5.25 Floppy disc transfer to CD

An old floppy disk transferring data to CD.
File Transfer 5.25 Floppy disc to CD

MGiles, Career Concept, London W1D, ....Many thanks for your work and professionalism....


88MB Syquest disc data recovery

A 88mb syquest disk awaiting file transfer.
File Transfer 88mb Syquest 5.25 disk to CD

ASainton, Repaircraft PLC, Cranleigh, Surrey, ....The disk had not been used for many years and we no longer had a Syquest drive to read the files.....


Convert 230MB MO Disks to CD

A Gigamo disk ready for file transfer.
File Recovery 230MB MO Discs to CD

RBinney, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, ....Many thanks for the quick response and the good news! Many thanks....


Ditto 2GB Tapes by Sony for transfer to DVD

A Ditto Mini Cartridge made by Sony and model number QW QIC Wide 2GB 121.9m 400ft 1GB native. The files were being read from the tape and extracted to dvd or usb drive.
Transfer 2GB Ditto Data Cartridges (Sony)

TShawman, Law Administration, Chelmsford, Essex, ....We no longer held the drive or software to read the data from these tapes but required the files extracting to DVD for review....


QIC Windows95/98 Backup file - extract files

A screenshot of several qic files ready for Data recovery. The QIC files were from a Windows 95 or Windows 98 computer and needed to be emailed or downloaded and saved to CD or USB drive.
QIC Win95/98 backup files- recover of files

JLovell, Perth, AUSTRALIA, ....The QIC files stored many files and folders and these needed to be extracted so they could be restored on to a Mac computer to allow Word for Mac to open them....


Transfer Unix tar tapes to CD

A DC6150 cartridge that stored files from a Unix using tar backup archive software.
Convert unix tar tape to cd

SButler, Tensar Ltd, Blackburn, ....The files needed to be transferred from the tapes as the original tape drives were no longer available....


DLT Backup Exec data recovery I/O error

A DLT 4 tape written using Backup Exec on Windows PC. There were i/o errors while trying to read the tape and copy files to the hard drive so was sent to us for recovery.
DLT tape Backup Exec Data Recovery I/O Error

NRossiter, CompanyName withheld. Aztec West Bristol, ....There was trouble getting the files off the backup set as Windows kept failing with drive I/O error....


DAT tape Sun Sparc Station transfer to CD

A DAT tape used on a Sun Sparc Station under Solaris 2 OS that needed files recovered to a USB disk.
Read DAT tape Sun Sparc Station copy to CD

AKides, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, ....There were some old programming source code files archived from a Sun Sparc Station Solaris 2.x and stored on DDS DAT tape from 1998....


HP QIC-80 Mini Data Cartridge Transfer

An HP Colorado QIC-80 mini data cartridge used with Colorado backup software to save data to tape. This one is awaiting file recovery in our lab.
HP Colorado tapes file transfer to CD

TDargie, Inverness, Scotland, ....The tapes were marked Jumbo Certified QIC-80 DT 250 Mini Data Cartridges, Verbatim DC2120 Mini Cartouche & 3M MC 3000 XL MiniCartridge Taumat format....


Transfer DAT Tape to DVD

A DDS3 DAT take made by TDK that was used to store files via Retrospect backups on a Mac OS9 machine.  It was awaiting data r=transfer from tape to USB drive or DVD.
Data Cartridge file transfer to DVD

JMcLaren, Skyviews Inc, BARBADOS, ....File data was backed up to tape using Mac OS9 Retrospect software....

Transfer Disk's Files and Convert Data

Transfer Disk's Files and Convert Data problems that we recover data from are listed below.
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We trnasfer files from disks and tapes, as well as convert files and data / databases for use in other modern Windows or Apple Mac systems.