Is TRIM Making Data Recovery from SSD’S Impossible??

Solid-state drives are worth to invest in order to run your PC faster. Over the past years, these storage drives have been modified and developed with lots of enhancements. However, with the multiple benefits of these enhancements, the users have to face some concerns regarding data recovery. For example, earlier when a data was deleted from a SSD drive, it could be recovered easily as deleted files only removed from their index entry, while the original files remained intact and undamaged. Due to which it was easy for most of the data recovery professionals to restore those deleted files and provide the complete data to their customers. But, now the new generation SSDs has amended this glitch and in most of the cases, a deleted file from a SSD drive has been removed for forever.  The new generation SSDs have TRIM feature that enables them to delete the file permanently.

Whenever you delete a file from a TRIM-enabled SSD, the drive immediately clears all those sectors permanently. TRIM was introduced to overcome the slow data writing time on SSD sectors by clearing the flash memory cell. The TRIM command allows the operating system to inform the SSD about free data blocks when they become available after deleting. Then the SSD will add empty blocks to its erased blocks list, due to which the data stored in those blocks get erased and become unrecoverable within the moment of being deleted.

However, there are exceptional cases when you can recover your deleted SSD data. This could be possible if the SSD and operating system configuration do not support the TRIM command. Check the following examples that do not support TRIM, hence the deleted files can be recovered.

  1. Using the older 1st generation Solid State Drive
  2. TRIM has not supported by SSDs RAID arrays.
  3. SSD drive is formatted with FAT16 or FAT32 file system
  4. PCI Express supported SSDs usually do not support TRIM
  5. Using SSDs under external USB or Fire wire enclosures, and most NAS boxes.
  6. Working on older versions of Windows (prior to Vista) and MAC OSX (before 10.6.8)
  7. SSD has a corrupt file system and the volume become inaccessible.
  8. TRIM has not supported by encrypted volumes of SSD.

Nowadays, SSDs become a known name in hard drives due to their continuous decreasing prices and their increasing benefits. However, due to the above mentioned limitations, it is important to have knowledge about the data recovery in SSD’s.

As, now the recovery of deleted data from an SSD drive it like impossible or very difficult and only an expert can recover data from it. If you need any kind of information about the recovery services of SSDs, you can contact with Stellar data recovery services. Stellar is a well-known name in the data recovery industry, you can trust it and recover your completely lost data from SSDs.

For more information about about SSD data recovery Call us at 1800-102-3232. 

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  1. Joep May 31, 2017

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