One of the most common issues that many computer users experience is having their HDD failing or becoming corrupted.
This often results in the users losing large amounts of both personal and work-related information and data.
What most people tend to do is take their computers to their local computer store and say, “Fix, now”. To which most computer stores will say yes and then issue a massive fee for stupid items like opening the computer up to see what is wrong.
This can be extremely frustrating as many people today, actually have a clue with what to do with computers and when somebody bills you for running tests that you know where not relevant to the problem at hand, it can become quite frustrating at the best of times.
Is it worth the time and money to go to your local computer shop for repairs?
Before you completely write off these computer shops and say that they are a waste of time and money, they do serve and the role and actually have a purpose in the world of computer repairs.
The best time to make use of a computer repair shop is when you have a device that you are unable to fix yourself meaning that if your laptop’s keyboard is broken then you have the option of either buying a new keyboard for your laptop and having the repair shop fix your laptop or you can buy a new laptop entirely if that is the cheaper/better option.
What is the next step if you still need to get your data back?
If you still need to get your information and data back you have two options which are,
- Do it yourself
- Make use of a Hard drive recovery service
Making use of a hard drive recovery service
To be perfectly honest this is the best option available for you to recover your information, not only are you trusting your HDD with professionals, but when you choose to make use of HDD recovery services they are equipped with everything they need to make sure that they can get the information you need off the HDD no matter what the state or condition that your HDD may be in.
If you don’t trust anybody or really trust in your ability to recover your missing information, then you can move ahead to making use of a software to help find and recover any information that is on your HDD, however, this method requires two computers to work and you have to be able to plug the dead HDD into the pc.
It can be extremely costly to make use of a normal computer repair shop to try and recover information, and at times they will never be able to get the data off your HDD because they are not equipped for data recovery.
The next options include making use of a professional data recovery service which will be able to recover information from HDD with severe damage or you can do it yourself by making use of another computer and the correct software.