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214: Hiding In The Server Room or Where The Buffalo Roam

Topics:

Jerry shares a story about working on an older MacBook Air that takes an interesting turn

Old tricks for retrieving data from dead hard drives are discussed. Do you risk it or go right to Drive Savers?

Sam makes an attempt to restore a file for a client and takes some time to hide out in the server room when he can't find it

Jerry goes through a scare with a Buffalo NAS when at a client site and comes up with a creative solution:
Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo 2-Bay 2 TB (2 x 1 TB) Network Attached Storage LS-W2.0TGL/R1 https://www.amazon.com/Technology-LinkStation-Attached-LS-W2-0TGL-R1/dp/B001696ZXA

Paragon - ExtFS for Mac 11 - https://www.paragon-software.com/ufsdhome/extfs-mac/

ReclaiMe File Recovery Ultimate
to recover Windows and Linux PCs, Macs, and NASes - - http://www.reclaime.com

Working with multiple versions of software presents its challenges

Liquid spills and freezer tricks lead to a recent Apple development:

AppleCare+ for Mac now available:
MacBook Pro 13-inch: $269.00 (vs. $249 before?)
MacBook Pro 15-inch: $379.00
iMac: $169.00 (same as before!)
Get up to 3 years of accidental damage coverage and 24/7 expert telephone technical support from Apple, the people who know your Mac best.

The guys all have Late 2016 MacBook Pros and kick around the idea of upgrading to the latest model with Apple's hardware announcements

Use Etrecheck to search for legacy items that might be affecting your computer's performance:
https://www.etrecheck.com/

170: Interview With Greg Brewer CEO of Prosoft Engineering, Inc

Recorded August 23, 2016

TOPICS:

- Greg Brewer is the founder and CEO of Prosoft Engineering Inc. was stablished in 1985 and offers best-in-class software paired with exceptional service and support. He is a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur that has founded several technology companies over the last few decades. Prosoft is widely known for inventing the first plug-and-play hard drive and CD/DVD drivers for the Macintosh platform,. This technology was subsequently sold to Apple Computer and became part of the ubiquitous iTunes software. Prosoft Engineering shifted focus in 2002 to develop and promote its award-winning Data Rescue software and other software utilities. In 2009, the company expanded by offering data recovery services with the creation of The Data Rescue Center based in Livermore, California. Prosoft and The Data Rescue Center have become recognized as industry-leaders in the field of computer data recovery.

- Prosof Engineering Data Recovery Center https://thedatarescuecenter.com/

Coupon Codes:

20% discounttech20 on the Prosoft Product LineupData Rescue, Drive Genius, hear, Media Tools Wipe, Picture Rescue, Data Backup. 

- Use Coupon - ccp0823 and recieve $100 off Data Rescue Pro and/or Drive Genius Pro

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