When Data Recovery Becomes Impossible

May 6, 2018

Data recovery

Data Recovery Can Sometimes Becomes Unfeasible And Unable To Realize:

If you have a hard drive that has crashed, the most important thing you can do is contact a data recovery professional immediately. Make sure you aren’t being charged evaluation fees if you have a standard IDE hard drive. Most companies only charge evaluation fees for complex RAID and network server drives.

It is important to do your homework, call and talk with the companies. When you find one that you feel comfortable with, give them a chance. Your hardest job, may be finding data recovery firms that actually have someone available to answer the phones. Ask questions and be sure to have the following information available: Size of the drive, Operating system (i.e. Windows 98, Windows XP, etc.), Situation of failure (what happened just before the drive stopped working), is the drive recognized by the computer or not.

Lost Data can be recovered:

Whether you own your own business or work for someone that does you’ll find that data protection is one of the smartest and safest approaches you can take to ensure the profitability and livelihood of your business. When dealing with data recovery and protection it is vital you remain calm and assess whether you are dealing with a hard drive or other issue. Fortunately no matter how dire the situation you can usually follow some easy steps to ensure maximum data recovery in the event of a computer crash.

Specialist data recovery services have many methods of recovering your data depending on your specific problem. However, all service providers do not have the most advanced knowledge or technology and can do more harm than good. Therefore, if your data is critical always seek a professional who will provide an evaluation before proceeding with the recovery. This will give you a listing of all recoverable files and summaries the reasons for the loss, together with a quote to fully recover your data.

Seek For Consultant Help:

But how do you go about finding a data recovery consultant? Firms’ services can be expensive and the risk of data loss can still be high if you do not research a firm beforehand. Contact a service provider and find a convenient, but reputable company to turn to. A consultant may cost a lot more than sending your drive out to a firm, but at least repair can be on your own turf. Weigh the costs and benefits and decide what is best – either way, your data is probably safer in an experts hand and not your own.

The Internet is also a great way to find out about a firms personnel and services. Often you can even read recommendations by other clients. But don’t just research a firm from afar; go ahead and make time to have a chat with employees so you can be assured of their qualifications.

The actual recovery may be conducted in a number of ways. If the media is physically damaged, or there are internal mechanical or electrical problems, the recovery may be completed in a laboratory or clean room. Depending on the fault, there are occasions when the recovery can be conducted direct from your location via modem or internet on a secure data link. Alternatively engineers can visit your site if security is an issue, or your data is critical. Regardless, reputable data recovery specialists should be able to work on any operating system or storage medium and be able to recover your data in as little as 24 hours if necessary. With all these means at their disposal, the specialist should be able to recover lost data in 80% of situations.


  • Ananda Das May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Does this work with Windows 10 also ?

  • Laina Matsuda May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    So mine does not have devices so I cannot access the Windows files. Do you know how i can?

  • Abigail Dolphy May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    i am using a usb bootable drive, i was wondering if I remove the drive after the OS is loaded will it affect anything?

  • Rubel Rahaman May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    is this process can be done when my windows needs to format?? can I transfer my PC s HDD files to external HDD ??? inform me asap

  • Tushar Damahe May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I have hard drive of 500GB i installed Linux, after that my hard drive showing 498GB like yours 60GB, but it is not opening nothing happening after clicking on 498GB option.
    Please Help me Please !! I want my data back please reply me 🙏

  • some random retard on youtube May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Can you change any data from the hdd instead of recovering it

  • Easy Clips May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    lol Linux even wins when the discipline is outta space. it just doesnt give a fuck and fixes the mess which windows left behind. for free.

  • Steve Saferat May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Hi Marcus…i have a duel boot machine …windows 7 on one and Ubuntu studio on the other.
    I can not open the windows HDD as it has a problem ,i think the HDD is on the way out.I can get to the files from the Ubuntu desk top…How do i transfer from there, any idea would be good..:-)

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  • Landon Walls May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I can't mount any drives because I'm dual booted with windows, and I can't change that because Windows becomes completely unresponsive on startup. I have no idea what to do now…

  • Zachary Spencer May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    can you use this to create a new bootable drive? I'm having a hard time with copying Windows (I guess). Should I just get my files off the hard drive and buy windows for a new hdd or ssd?

  • cayanan51 May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    can I use ubuntu to recover a usb or an external hard drive?

  • James Morrison The Voice May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I have tried this using the latest Ubuntu live version, but I cannot see my Windows files.
    Under Home the devices option is lower down and under computer no Windows files are displayed.
    Any feedback?

  • marcusarelius23 May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Sorry for late reply. Did you sort it out? I haven't come across that issue before.

  • marcusarelius23 May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I'm not sure about that one, sorry!

  • William Shaw May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    ON my laptop the windows partition in the "devices" section dont show up, any idea why?

  • marcusarelius23 May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I am sorry, i haven't heard of that machine. It wouldn't hurt to try tho 🙂

  • Aaron Michael May 6, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Can I do this with my old I-Book G-4?

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