Hunter Laptop Computer Repairman Says No Way 450 Gigs of Additional Data Was Included on Hunter’s Laptop…UPDATE

Earlier this week it was reported that there are an additional 450 gigabytes of material on Hunter Biden’s laptop that have previously gone unreported.  However, on Thursday the computer repairman who was given the abandoned laptop says this isn’t so.

There were several news reports this week suggesting there is more on the Hunter laptop than was previously discovered.  However, this notion was refuted by the computer repairman who first looked at the laptop and who made a copy of it before handing it over to the FBI.

John Paul Mac Isaac claims that there 300 gigs of data on a 500 gig drive.  There was no way that 450 gigs could be on the laptop because there was no more room.

One expert explained it this way:

Due to the condition and stability of HB’s liquid damaged MacBook Pro, John Paul Mac Isaac was unable to perform a block recovery or a true clone of the drive. Instead, he performed a manual data copy from the intermittently powering off laptop. He was successful in recovering the contents of the user’s home folder, a total of around 220GB of data off the 256GB non-removable SSD.

Due to the differences between the original, more efficient APFS filesystem and the HFS+ filesystem used on the target 500GB SSD sent to Rudy Giuliani’s office, the size of the home folder ballooned to nearly 300GB.  The 500GB SSD reported 200GB free and 300GB used, even though there was only around 220GB of accessible data on it.  Because these were new SSDs and no other data was recovered besides the home folder, it would be impossible to recover ‘additional’ deleted files from Hunter Biden’s laptop.

On August 28 2020, John Paul Mac Isaac overnighted a 500 GB external SSD drive with a copy of the HB laptop image to Rudy Giuliani’s office. At the time of shipment, Giuliani’s drive was about 60% full (300 GB/500 GB).

Claims that an additional 450 GB from the copy of the laptop drive is false because a copy based on a drive that originated from John Paul Mac Isaac’s image didn’t have this amount of storage capacity in the first place.  It is technically impossible to recover 450 GB of erased data from a 256 GB drive source.

When you delete a file from a computer, you are telling the OS to forget the location of that file on the drive, but the file is still there. It is possible to recover a deleted file as long as the OS hasn’t written new data over the file’s previous location. If 450 GB of data was un-deleted from the drive, that would leave 250 GB of data recovered beyond the original 500 GB drive capacity. The newly discovered 450 GB of data combined with the existing original 300 GB data would require the original copy of the drive to be at least 750 GB. The backup drive only had 500 GB.

Isaac says the data doesn’t line up.  Simple math would tell us he is right. 

Update: Jack Maxey shared with us that Isaac has been through a lot but the evidence speaks for itself.  He wishes Isaac only well.  

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