Hard Drive Data Recovery Tips
Here's something the hard drive manufacturers will not tell you: most, if not all hard disk drives, even subject to light or normal running conditions, will fail. They WILL break down. It's just a fact of life that we all have to deal with.
Basically, hard drive crashes or failures can happen after one year, five years or even (in rare cases we've seen) 20 years!
A Word Of Advice
If this is the case, you do have an important decision to make. If your data is just not worth risking, your decision is simple: call a professional. Whether that's Hard Drive Recovery Group, or another data recovery service, it matters not.
The only way to guarantee that you will be able to retrieve all of your files when your hard drive has failed (and is perhaps is making clicking noises) is to have a professional safely clone the drive, and then recover the cloned data. This is something that ONLY a professional can do.
But What Can I Do? I'm Pretty Handy With Tools...
The big problem with all of the do-it-yourself stuff on the Internet is that it ALWAYS fails to mention that most DIY recovery attempts fail and fail miserably.
Everyday, we receive at least a few drives that have been opened, and more than half of them are COMPLETELY UNRECOVERABLE. What's more, the recoverable drives are now far more expensive to recover because of the self-inflicted damage!
If you think you may need hard drive data recovery, consult this checklist:
Are you just missing a few files or have a disk read error, or is your computer not booting properly? This may not signify a physical failure.
Once you have the answers to these five simple questions, you are ready to determine whether or not you need hard disk recovery software-based, or physical hard drive data recovery.
Our data recovery technicians answer the phone 24 hours a day, and can
usually determine the root of your data loss within five minutes or less.
Are You The 8%?
One more important fact to consider: 1 out of every 12 customers that calls our engineer discovers a tip, an instruction or a trick that repairs their drive problem immediately. It's a nice side effect of the fact that not all hard disk failures are what they seem.
And our experience means we can provide that kind of support - absolutely free. And if we can't fix your drive over the phone, we can at least suggest a way forward.
To determine whether you have a physically damaged hard drive that requires hard drive recovery, simply call 1-866-938-3475, or click here to obtain a quick hard drive data recovery evaluation.
Remember the Hard Drive Recovery Group promise: we recover your hard drive,
and if for some reason we can not provide you with data recovery, you
pay nothing. It's a simple promise, but it has made the difference for thousands
of our clients in the United States, Canada and Worldwide.
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