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Flash Card Data Recovery


In the past 12 months, the data recovery needs of users of storage cards, also called memory cards or flash cards, have increased ten times compared to last year. Today, these storage cards are used in many different systems such as digital cameras, measuring devices, laptops, PCs and much more.

Southwest Stars Data Recovery is pleased to announce the formation of its new Flash Recovery service. This unique service, operating under the name FlashBack™, provides valuable assistance for any professional photographer, news agency, journalist, security specialist, physician, corporation or individual - in fact anyone who uses a digital camera or camcorder, notebook, palmtop, Personal Digital Assistant, cellular phone, digital recorder, portable medical equipment, data logger or other flash memory card equipped device as an important tool of their trade.

FlashBack can recover files from all types of flash media that have been lost due to system or battery failure, format or deletion and corruption caused by hardware or software malfunction. FlashBack data recovery services can take any digital film card, CompactFlash, SmartMedia, Memorystick, Multimedia Card (MMC), SecureDigital card (SD), IBM Microdrive, ATA PC card, Linear Flash card, Minidisks, Mavica CDs, Kodak Picture disk, Kodak CD; from any manufacturer, and using sophisticated software and hardware tachniques, recover lost images, documents or other important data stored on a removable flash device.

We provide a fast efficient service to all our data recovery customers and have historically been able to recover 90% of lost images and documents. Every week we have professional photographers asking for our service. Many of them have been on an assignment only to find when they return to the office their images do not appear to be on their digital filmcard. We recognize the pressures and print deadlines our clients are under and make every effort to ensure they get the best possible service and their lost images back in only a few days - hours if they use our Emergency Service.

Flashback™ labs are located at Southwest Stars’ headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The company offers its flash recovery service on both a individual basis or as part of an on going contract. The service is available to all flash card and digital camera users, manufacturers, service departments, card manufacturers, distributors, resellers etc. For further details, pricing, contracts or a half price trial image recovery call Flashback™ at 1-800-924-0305 or email

Flash Recovery Services

Continuing our leadership in the field of data recovery, Southwest Stars has developed proprietary hardware techniques and custom software utilities to address the specific challenges of flash memory recovery.

FlashBack™ recovers files from digital devices that have been lost due to system or battery failure, accidental format or deletion, and corruption caused by hardware or software malfunction.

We recover files from all types of Flash Devices including MP3 Players, notebooks, palmtops, PDA's, Pen-Based Personal Computers, cellular phones, portable medical equipment and photo printers equipped with removable flash memory and more.

If you've lost your important documents or files that were saved to a flash storage device, we can recover them if they were deleted or corrupted.

Southwest Stars' recovery services are recommended by all major Flash card manufacturers including Adtron, SanDisk, Simpletech, BitMICRO, Kingston, Silicon Storage Technology, SMART Modular Technologies, Nokia and Motorola.

We can return your recovered data to you via download from your browser, from our FTP server, on a CD-ROM or a storage disk.

Digital Film Recovery

Amateurs and professionals alike are using digital cameras and camcorders to capture once-in-a-lifetime events. Losing those images could be devastating.

Southwest Stars has the ability to recover digital film quickly and affordably, should disaster occur.

We've saved images of graduations, weddings, honeymoons, a rare meteor shower, athletes at world events, forensic evidence, disaster scenes, surgical procedures, births, vacations from all over the world, irreplaceable memories and even official photos of state events.

We offer data recovery for digital film, including SmartMedia, CompactFlash, SanDisk, and Sony MemoryStick, as well as the floppies, CD's and hard drives that some cameras use for data storage.

Southwest Stars' Digital Film Recovery Service is recommended by all major digital camera and camcorder manufacturers including Agfa, Cannon, Epson, Kodak, Olympus, Panasonic and Nikon.

Microdrive Recovery Services

Big Blue's latest 1-GB Microdrive brings high-capacity, high performance data storage to a variety of handheld electronic products, including digital cameras, handheld personal computers, personal digital assistants, portable Internet music players and video cameras.

Southwest Stars offers data recovery for Microdrives, including the new 1GB IBM Microdrive.

In almost all cases, hard drives or files which have been deleted or formatted by mistake can be reconstructed again.

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We Recover Data From:
Digital Cameras
Digital Camcorders
Handheld PCs (HPC)
Digital Recorders
Personal Digital Assistants (PDA)
PCMCIA Equipped PC's
Cellular Phones
MP3 Players
Portable Medical Equipment
Photo Printers
Data Capture Devices
Pfaff Embroidery Machines
Smart Phones
Coolgear Photo Wallet