Losing data on a hard drive is tough because often our onsite support people don’t know what to do to recover the data. Neither do the teachers themselves who are often rather t computer-literate. Fortunately, there are companies which can help you to get that data back. These are called data recovery businesses and they can retrieve data from nearly any type of HDD in any type of condition. So when you realize that you are in a situation where your under pressure to get data back that hasn’t been backed up (again), don’t assume that the client’s data is lost just because their hard drive has stopped working. For first line support you might like to try the Data Recovery Tips web site, it has a few ideas about what you can try, explains the more serious type of hard drive fault and recommends when you should consider using a data recovery company.
Sometimes when there is no damage to the hard disk, software programs can be used to assist you recover your data by yourself. There are generally trial versions that can be found on the internet which will let you know what they can and can not recover first. If you decide you need to regain the data they find you’ll have to buy the program which usually costs several pounds. But at least it’ll get your data back for you. A word of caution though, what may at first appear to be a simple hard drive problem may be something far more serious and trying to regain the data yourself may cause many more difficulties. So if in doubt, you must always seek professional help as there could be difficulties inside your disk that keep it from functioning properly.
There are several businesses that specialise in repairing damaged hard-drives. In the complete process of retrieving your data, theses data recovery companies may also repair your hard disk. You’d utilize a hard drive recovery company when your local information technology provider cannot help you.
Understand that just because your hard-disk breaks or the data on it appears to have disappeared, this does not mean the data is lost forever. Skilled data retrieval businesses that may find and rescue lost data on the damaged hard drive. This helps as it ensures that it isn’t going to occur again.
If you need a data recovery service – please contact me first as I have a list of approved suppliers.