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==Overview==
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= Data Recovery =
  
Symbian evolved from Psion's EPOC in 1998. Symbian OS is currently owned by BenQ,
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; [[BringBack]]
Ericsson, Panasonic, Nokia, Siemens AG and Sony Ericsson.
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: http://www.toolsthatwork.com/
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: BringBack(tm) offers easy to use, inexpensive, and highly successful data recovery for Windows(tm) & Linux (ext2) operating systems and digital images stored on memory cards, etc.
  
== Versions ==
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; [[ByteBack Data Recovery Investigative Suite v4.0]]
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: http://www.toolsthatwork.com
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: Now with UDMA, ATA & SATA support, memory management and greater ease and control of Partition and MBR manipulations, ByteBack continues to uphold it's viability as the computer forensics and recovery application of professionals.
  
There are several variations of the Symbian OS that are tailored for different devices. The capabilities of the Symbian OS depend on the device for which it was tailored. Each variation is called a Device Family Reference Design (DFRD).
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; [[RAID Reconstructor]]
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: Runtime Software's [http://www.runtime.org/raid.htm RAID Reconstructor] will reconstruct [[RAID Level 0]] (Striping) and [[RAID Level 5]] drives. People who have used it, love it.
  
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; [[Salvation Data]]
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: http://www.salvationdata.com
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: Claims to have a program that can read the "[[bad blocks]]" of [[Maxtor]] drives with proprietary commands.
  
'''DFRDs'''
 
  
Device Family Reference Designs (DFRDs) are variations of Symbian OS tailored for different types of mobile information devices including one for smart phones, one for pen-based communicators, and another for keyboard-based communicators. There are three DFRDs: Crystal, Pearl, and Quartz
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=Partition Recovery=
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; [[Partition Table Doctor]]
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: http://www.ptdd.com/index.htm
  
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; [[parted]]
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: The Linux partition management tool.
  
'''Crystal'''
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; [[Active Partition Recovery]]
  
Crystal is a DFRD tailored for feature-rich, Communicator-type devices. Hardware platforms are phones with a full keyboard and a relatively large, landscape-oriented
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; [[gpart]]
display. Crystal devices are designed for business users who need a lot of information.
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: http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/
  
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; [[Testdisk]]
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: http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
  
'''Pearl'''
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==See Also==
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[http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=166997 | Using Norton Disk Edit to Backup Your Master Boot Record]
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==Notes==
  
Pearl is a DFRD for a Symbian smart phone. Hardware platforms typically look like standard cell phones with small displays and limited keyboards.
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"fdisk /mbr" restores the boot code in the MBR, but not the partition itself.
 
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'''Quartz'''
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Quartz is a DFRD for a pen-based phone similar to the Palm PDAs. Hardware platforms do not include keyboards, and the relatively large displays are portrait-oriented (vertical). Quartz devices are designed for consumer users and are geared toward information gathering.
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== History ==
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Symbian is a joint venture between Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Matsushita, and Psion that became independent in June 1998. Symbian was established by leaders in the computing and mobile industries to enable the mass market of communicators and smart phones. Here is a brief overview of the milestones in the history of Symbian.
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In 1980, Psion Software was founded by David Potter.
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1990-1998 Psion releases devices using the EPOC16 OS, also known as SIBO. These devices are catagorized as Series 3.
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1997 EPOC OS Releases 1–3. The Series 5 device becomes available, its was the first movement towards 32-bit Symbian.
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In 1998, Symbian Ltd. Created.
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1999 - EPOC Release 5. Series 5 devices are in production using ER5. Symbian OS v6.0 and v6.1 becomes the first 'open' Symbian OS phone
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2003 Symbian OS v7.0 and v7.0s released
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In 2004, Psion sells Symbian. The first for mobile phones using Symbian OS. Symbian OS v8.0 and  v8.1. released. Symbian OS v9.0. fails and is taken out of prodution before hitting the market.
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2005 - Symbian OS v9.1 announced
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== Benefits of Symbian OS ==
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-- Faster time-to-market for platform vendors<br>
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-- Open, standards-based platform for third-party application developers<br>
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-- Excellent connectivity<br>
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-- Advanced design<br>
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-- Extensibility<br>
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-- High-performance, 32-bit OS with pre-emptive multitasking<br>
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-- Long battery life<br>
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-- Wide industry support and commitment<br>
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-- Applications that can be designed once and run on multiple devices<br>
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-- Diversity of devices for consumers<br>
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'''References:'''
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[http://www.symbian.com/ Symbian]<br>
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[http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/ All About Symbian]<br>
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[http://my-symbian.com/main/index.php Symbian OS and Smartphone Information Center]<br>
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Revision as of 10:18, 30 April 2006

Contents

Data Recovery

BringBack
http://www.toolsthatwork.com/
BringBack(tm) offers easy to use, inexpensive, and highly successful data recovery for Windows(tm) & Linux (ext2) operating systems and digital images stored on memory cards, etc.
ByteBack Data Recovery Investigative Suite v4.0
http://www.toolsthatwork.com
Now with UDMA, ATA & SATA support, memory management and greater ease and control of Partition and MBR manipulations, ByteBack continues to uphold it's viability as the computer forensics and recovery application of professionals.
RAID Reconstructor
Runtime Software's RAID Reconstructor will reconstruct RAID Level 0 (Striping) and RAID Level 5 drives. People who have used it, love it.
Salvation Data
http://www.salvationdata.com
Claims to have a program that can read the "bad blocks" of Maxtor drives with proprietary commands.


Partition Recovery

Partition Table Doctor
http://www.ptdd.com/index.htm
parted
The Linux partition management tool.
Active Partition Recovery
gpart
http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/
Testdisk
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

See Also

| Using Norton Disk Edit to Backup Your Master Boot Record

Notes

"fdisk /mbr" restores the boot code in the MBR, but not the partition itself.