Hard Drive Failure



Hard drive failure is a common occurrence among computer users and everyone should be knowing this. Several factors can lead to this occurrence including falling down of the device, water damage, fire damage, and normal tear and wear among other factors. The challenge with hardest drive failures is that they take place when you least expected. One surprising thing is that even the professional users, leave alone the casual ones fail to put the right back-up procedures in place. You need to use modern backup systems to keep your data safe and secure. The truth of the matter is that you cannot be sure of recovering all your data from a hard drive that has failed. Therefore, it is a good thing to remain vigilant by preparing for hard drive failure all the time.

It is easy to run to the neighborhood store and purchase a replacement drive for your computer. The challenge is when you have some valuable data on your failed drive. What will you do to get your data back?  Do you want to recover your data from a hard drive failure? Tirst thing is avoiding rebooting or doing something that involves the drive. You may end up coursing more damage to your drive.

Some of the irreversible data losses result from physical damages to the drive platters, overwriting bits, and the destruction of the magnetic platters which rarely take place in the real world. In most cases, malfunctioning comes from damages circuit boards, crashing of the internal software system track or firmware or the failing of the mechanical component.

In case there is a real hard drive failure, only data recovery professionals like Dallas Data Recovery will help you to get it back. The fact that you’re unable to access your data through your operating systems does not mean that it’s completely lost. For instance, if you realize that your hard drive is emitting a clicking sound or if the SMART function of your computer is indicating an error in the booting process, you can be sure that something is wrong with the hard drive. You need to stop using the hard drive with immediate effect to avoid causing more damage. This may even render the information that is on the hard drive fully unrecoverable. 

Once you receive your failed hard drive, the data recovery specialist will try to save the image of the damaged drive on another drive. This image drive which is not the actual damaged drive is where the data recovery technician will try recover data. The next step in image processing is to establish whether the hard-drive failure is an actual malfunction, a system track issue, or system corruption. You can only solve the problem when you know where the problem is. System track and system corruption issues are usually fixed by the use of data recovery software that the expert has. System track or system corruption don’t require you to process them in a clean room environment.

Failure of the head drive or a damage to the circuit board of the drive are not common occurrences. In all these failures, Dallas Data Recovery specialists will work on the system in a clean room environment. The specialist will be able to substitute parts like the spindle bearings, spindle motors, writing/reading heads, read/write arms, internal components, and drive electronics from a donor drive so as to get access to the stored data from the failed hard drive. In most cases, data recovery experts will be able to retrieve and return all the data that you have lost.