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  When the hard disk drive crashes or it starts showing abnormal signs, the first thought we get is that this crash is going to be fatal. But, all Hard disk drives are never fatal and the data lost can be recovered based on the data loss conditions and backup status.
Hence, few things that should essentially be followed to save your vital and essential data from any loss or damage and to keep your hard disk drive safe and sound in excellent working condition are discussed here.
  • Try to analyze the problem! There could be various problems you can face. Maybe the system is shutting down more frequently, the data is shown in encrypted form, the files are not showing in the folders or maybe drives are not showing. 
    • Sometimes due to high current the hard disk may catch some electrical problem, un-plug it from the electric board and do not re-connect until the problem is sorted out.
    • The platters or their alignment on them can be damaged; hence they are failing to store or to show the data from the hard disk drive.
 
  • Boot the system from hard disk (if the failure was not due to electrical power) and scan the system as a read only. Logical errors can be differentiated like this. Maybe the problem is in the Master Boot Record (MBR). For lost boot sector consult a Data Recovery expert while for bad sectors, you can survive by attaching the hard disk drive with a secondary hard drive on some working computer and try recovery using Data recovery software.
  • In case of mechanical fault, certain specific noises and clicking sounds from the hard disk can be heard. Such mechanical faults mean some problem or defect has been occurred to the hard disk platter, for such problems always make sure that the Data recovery expert will mend it on the basis of “No Rata Recovered, No Charge Taken”.
  • Try to use your system as little as possible to avoid more damage.
  • Don’t try to install or create new software and files (respectively).
  • You can take some steps to free up some space for recovered data.
  • Delete old files that are not needed, or move them to some other media as USB flash or CD/DVD.
  • Do not shake or hit the drive when you encounter hard disk drive problems, as it will further damage the media.
  • Do not run ScanDisk or ChkDsk utilities as they may cause further stress to the hard disk drive.
  • After analyzing the right problem, you can get the price from various Data Recovery specialists and choose the Data Recovery Specialist with extensive experience in the problem area, in order to be on the safe side.

These few simple tips can aid you highly during the process of Hard Disk Drive Recovery. The health of hard disk drive is the most important and essential feature of your computing machine. Care for your Hard Disk now - To enjoy the after-bliss forever


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