Every year, CBL Data Recovery is called upon to rescue data for thousands of individuals and businesses around the globe. Happy customers share with you their stories which, thanks to the dedicated and skilled professionals in CBL Data Recovery’s labs, have happy endings.

Rare Music Files Rescued from Severely Damaged Hard Drive

When a vintage music store in British Columbia was destroyed in a fire losses included backup disks of a digitized music collection of original recordings dating back to 1902.

Service Memories and Veterans' Voices Recovered

CBL was called for recovery help when data loss struck a man’s project to shed light on Veterans Affairs Office closures in a Canadian community.

Data Overboard! How CBL recovered the video and research data of a world-record rowing attempt

How CBL recovered the video and research data of the OAR Northwest Africa to the Americas world-record attempt rowing expedition from disaster.

Electronic Dental Record Disaster Recovery Gets Clinic and Patients Smiling Again

In the medical and dental fields, losing confidential patient electronic medical record (EMR) data is the stuff of nightmares. The Old Mill Dental Clinic in Sioux Lookout, Ontario found this out the hard way when it suffered a critical loss of data.

The Day His Infallible RAID Array Failed

One of the principals of a Vancouver-based electrical and lighting consulting firm who discovered the company’s RAID 5 Array and tape backup had been poorly set up and fifteen years of technical drawings, specifications, proposals, and accounting data could be lost.

A managing director who learned that even data on RAID Arrays is susceptible to data loss when the power goes out.

He lost his precious photos, but not for long.

A photographer who jumped into a water canal with his portable backup device containing all his digital photographs to avoid an oncoming jeep speeding along a narrow road high up in the mountains of Pakistan.

Data Recovery Fever - Recovery of Lost Data from Laptop

A young mother and father who thought their children would grow up without their baby photographs and life memories that had been captured digitally and stored on their parents’ laptop computer.

CBL technicians recover files from the hard drive of hip-hop superstar Kardinal Offishall's laptop

CBL technicians recovered the critical files from the hard drive of hip-hop superstar Kardinal Offishall’s laptop

Holiday Photos: Lost and Found

A mother, who with a click of a button, accidentally deleted 800 holiday photos of her family’s dream vacation.

A Father's and Daughter's Recovery from Data Loss

A father who ignores one data recovery expert who advised him to “give up on it and write it off as a loss and a bad learning experience” when his daughter’s laptop could not be recovered.

A day without my data is a dark, dark day

Even a knowledgeable computer user with good intentions can suffer data loss. For one such individual, the day before a new external backup drive arrived, the notorious “click…click…click” of a drive in trouble could be heard.

Singapore Laboratory Retrieves more than 100,000 Lost Legal Documents

A Notary Public Assistant who realized that the last backup performed had not been successful and thought the company’s files which took almost one year to digitized were now corrupted.

PR Firm Turns to CBL Data Recovery to Retrieve Data

A PR professional who knew that backing up his four-year old PC was something he should do and actually doing it were two very different things.

A Clean Escape from Data Loss

Michael Barrons laptop computer stopped responding and it became impossible to reach out effectively to customers in the commercial, industrial, educational and healthcare sectors.

CBL Data Recovery Delivers Outstanding Performance for Carpe Diem Films

A filmmaker who faced missing critical deadlines for an upcoming screening of her documentary film in New York City when her laptop crashed preventing access to critical files

CBL Data Recovery Rescues Priceless Photographs for Costa Rican Organization Fighting Environmental Crimes

An environmentalist living in the Costa Rican cloud forest who thought he had lost valuable evidence stored on his hard drive.



Out of the Ashes

The owner of a vintage music store who began collecting music at the age of eight thought his inventory of original recordings which had been digitized were destroyed when fire struck his shop.


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