How To Know Your Hard Drive Failed

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We have talked about this before, but failing hard drives never go away. Though "prevention is the best medicine" has been an adage that goes back centuries, it can still be ignored even in the digital age. DTI Data Recovery has been in the forefront … [Read more...]

External USB Hard Drive Recovery

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USB drives have been around for several years now and because of that fact data, has been compiled that reflects the type of files a USB drive will store. In addition, I apply my experience, to the types of damage that a USB enclosure will … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Recovery From Scored Platters

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Hard drive recovery from scored platters used to spell death for recovering data. DTI Data Recovery has special techniques to recover damaged hard drives, specifically from scored platters. A hard drive can get scored platters when the heads impact … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Failure – What NOT to Do

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By now everybody has had a bad experience with a hard drive. When most people run into problems with their computer, the last thing they think of is the hard drive! If you are a gambler like me, you play the probabilities. The most likely problem you … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Data Recovery Clicking Disk

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By far the most common problem we hear about are clicking hard drives. Most data recovery companies automatically assume that a clicking hard drive means physical hard drive data recovery. While in most cases the clicking sound is indicative of a … [Read more...]

Western Digital WD5000AAJS Hard Drive Recovery

Western Digital WD5000AAJS hard drive recovery usually entails repairing the heads. Like many drives the WD5000 has a parking mechanism that is meant to protect the platters so the heads don't impact upon them. This doesn't help if the heads fail … [Read more...]

Failed Hard Drive Recovery From Stuck Heads

One of the most common problems facing computer users is a failed hard drive. We see all types of failed hard drives, but the most common fatal problem revolves around broken heads. If there are any issues with the platters, often times it will be … [Read more...]

Western Digital My Book Problem Question and Answer

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Below are some more fun Q&A about hard drive recovery. I have given what I think is the best solution to these problems. As always please leave a comment if you have a question or contact me directly at 727-345-9665 ext 236. Question: I … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Recovery FAQs

We have been getting a lot of questions about the different types of hard drive recovery and what users can do when they have a data loss situation. There are two main types of hard drive or data loss problems users run into: Software Failure - … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Recovery Myths Debunked

If you have had a hard drive problem then sure enough you have done some searching on the Internet and seen some startling revelations about hard drive recovery. My personal favorite is :it is safe to put your hard drive in the freezer over night"! … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Recovery Software

There are a lot of websites and blogs that talk about hard drive recovery. Most of the content out there is really just fluff, written to drive hard drive and data recovery type ads in Google AdSense. These ads can make webmasters and site owners a … [Read more...]

Hard Drive Failure Data Recovery

When your hard drive fails it is more than likely a physical problem. In most cases noise will accompany hard drive failure, clicking and scraping are common sounds that a hard drive will emit while it is failing. It is important to back up all your … [Read more...]