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More Fake Reviews Appearing For Rapid Data
Have you found this article after suspecting you have been misled by Fields Associates Ltd aka Rapid Data Recovery, Fields Data Recovery or Data Phoenix ? -- Join the club, consumers and competitors alike have all been victims of the Fields Group Data Recovery Scam......

Fields Associates head of computer forensics and Chairman of the Fields Group is Professor Daryl Hamilton Wallis of Buckingham University Astrobiology Department. (Previously the astrobiology department was based at Cardiff University and the website was sponsored by Fields Associates  www.astrobiology.cf.ac.uk/staff2.html  )
Wales University was dissolved after the revelation that Visas and enrollment paper answers were sold to associated colleges.

The Cardiff University astrobiology department annual budget of £2,000 appears to have sustained the same few people now based at Buckingham.

How Daryl Hamilton Wallis  secured Tenure at the only independant university in the UK and claim to be the foremost computer forenics expert is yet to be understood.


 Since this article was first written Fields have been settling out of court with many who have realised they were defrauded, they have also been posting fake data recovery reviews and review websites. Worse they have bullied and attacked their victims to the point of harrassment, lets hope the Judge re-instates the data-recovery-blog.com forum for the victims of Fields Data Recovery.,

I too was awarded an extra-ordinary damages award after Fields attempted to use their "in house legal team" to bring a vexatious claim against me. read "
have you been mulcted"

Fields solicitor stated in court to the Judge that Fields have :- " a good working relationship with Bridgend Trading Standards going back 5 years"    what an extra-ordinary claim to make !

Bridgend Trading Standards have received over 570 complaints and intervened on 10 occeassions. Yet many do not get their cases heard bececause they don't know how they have been defrauded.

For those of you have been on the receiving end of the Fields Data Recovery scam it may come as no surprise that Fields still cannot recover drives that their expensive forensic reports or leading data recovery experts say are beyond recovery yet other labs recover.  

Most will never know how they were defrauded we look forward to the return of the blog which helped so many victims.


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Before thinking.. this is libellous, deflammatory or just a hostile competitor or agrieved consumer, do your own research, the Fields Group have been settling out of court, using High Court Injunctions and threatening their clients and competitors with financial ruin after being exposed for selling incompatable parts, fake data recovery reports and damaging drives to the detriment of their clients and the trading ability of genuine data recovery  labs. 


What is clear is they spend substantial amounts on  legal cases against their competitors and clients than they do sorting out the problems they themselves have tried to cover up with fake reviews, fake fields data recovery forums and well lies.

And they make a lot of money this way.

Rapid Data has been exposed for fake reviews, Field of  Data Recovery has seen more  fake Reviews on FreeIndex and ReviewCenter and many review sites and forums have removed their fake testimonials and press releases.

The slick sales team can and do sell anything but often not an actual recovery.

They try to cover this up with fake reviews intended to counter the number of complaints.

Trading standards in Bridgend Wales do not count the complaints from the USA, Canada and Europe, nor the UK complaints from businesses, so to have 570 complaints and 10 interventions is most unusual.

Data Recovery Review websites abound with glowing testimonials but dig deeper, :

 www.best-pick-data-recovery.com www.data-recovery-europe-blog.com
 www.clever-datarecovery-europe.com www.best-data-recovery.co.uk
 www.data-recovery-europe-review.com www.best-data-recovery-uk.com
 www.which-datarecovery-europe.com www.compare-datarecovery-europe.com
 www.uk-data-recovery-feedback.com www.best-choice-data-recovery-europe.com
 www.clever-data-recovery-uk.com www.first-class-data-recovery-uk.com
 www.SMART-DATA-RECOVERY-UK.COM www.smart-datarecovery-europe.com

Many who send their drives to Fields are charged substantial amounts for corrupt data or fake reports or incompatable parts. Here is a Video which shows how the German consumer was misled by Fields Associates.


A careful read and look at the IP addresses shows these were possibly  posted by Thailand based outworkers.

Rapid Data Recovery

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Jemima ( - Fri Nov 5 01:00:49 2010

Rapid was the best company with the nicest people. I got ALL my music files back in a week, didn’t have to cancel my next gig, and it was super cheap.

Comment #1 Marcus ( - Tue Nov 9 01:42:51 2010

"DIY software worked perfectly"

I bought Rapid’s DIY Recovery software when my windows software failed. They advised me and recommended I buy their DIY software. It worked perfectly, first time, but thanks all the same for a good customer service!

Comment #2 Simmon P. ( - Thu Nov 11 20:43:45 2010

"I'm agree"

I dropped my hard drive off at the Rapid office in London, and after a couple of days they referred me to Fields, saying that they would be able to offer me a better chance at full recovery. Rapid did not charge me for the referral or the analysis of my hard drive. Fields was very helpful, and after a couple of weeks I got my data back, with a complete recovery. I am satisfied with the way Rapid handled my case, and very thankful to Fields, who have proved themselves as a professional data recovery outfit.

Comment #3 Jeff Bashaw ( - Thu Nov 11 21:34:29 2010

"Be helpful company"

The loss of a body of work that has been the focus of a laborious effort for months on end was one of the worst experiences I have ever faced in my professional career. After I took my laptop to Rapid, they performed a free diagnostic, and suggested I approach Fields to ensure a full recovery. . Fields was able to retrieve my feature length script in its entirety... Thank you!

Comment #4 Cheryl ( - Mon Nov 15 21:31:10 2010

"I would in future use their services again"

I would like to recommend Rapid Data Recovery as a good data recovery specialist. I approached Rapid for an analysis and diagnosis of my hard drive, which they recommended needed specialist recovery. I decided to try to recover my hard drive with recovery software but did not succeed in the end. I took it back to them and upon further examination they explained why the software was unsuccessful. They charged me a reasonable amount to recover the data and I would in future use their services again.

Comment #5

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Comment #6 Kathy Larochelle ( - Wed Nov 17 22:20:53 2010

"I was devastated but they can help."

When my expensive 500GB hard drive crashed, I was very devastated. I was totally unprepared and stood to lose my life’s work as a writer. I looking for a software recovery to resolve my problem but it's not. After that, I contacted to Rapid and they pulled through and saved all my info. They recovered my hard drive for under £300. I would recommend them to anyone who values their data.

Comment #7 lillianb from New York - Thu Nov 18 00:45:55 2010

"To be no.1 cheers!"

My USB drive broke down due to file corruption, and I took it to Rapid. They did a complete recovery and I would recommend them for small recoveries. Even though it was only a small job they were very professional and helpful.

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More Fake review websites

http://www.best-pick-data-recovery.com/fields_data_recovery.html -suspended

http://www.data-recovery-europe-blog.com/Fields_Data_Recovery.html -suspended

http://www.clever-datarecovery-europe.com/fields_data_recovery.html      -suspended

http://www.data-recovery-europe-review.com/fields_data_recovery.html       -suspended
http://www.best-data-recovery.co.uk/fields-data-recovery.html -suspended

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