Why Some External Hard Drives May Fail:
The logistics and make up of a computer are very complex and complicated. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that sometimes fundamental components such as the external hard drive, can fail causing you to lose any data that may have been on it. There are various reasons as to why your external hard drive may fail and at Aberdeen Data Recovery, we make it our job to help you establish why any data has been lost and how we will go about retrieving it. If we are unable to repair the external hard drive, we will be able to provide a break down as to what has happened and retrieve the data for you.
Internal Malfunction Causing Failure To External Hard Drive:
Issues with actuators, heads becoming dislodged, jumper connections getting damaged and frequent disconnecting and reconnecting can all cause irreversible damage to your external hard drive. These are only some of the reasons why your external hard drive may malfunction. To speak to us about what we can do for you and how we can help you repair an external hard drive and retrieve any lost data, please get in touch to discuss this with one of our experts. We will help you as much as we can and offer full diagnoses where possible.
Incorrectly Formatted Or Deleted Data On Your External Hard Drive:
One of the most common reasons for data to end up deleted or incorrectly formatted is through an individual making a mistake and wiping the data from the external hard drive. This can be very frustrating as no one likes to lose data by clicking on the wrong button or selecting something accidentally. In addition to human error, data may endure formatting or deletion issues which can be down to bad sectors on a disk. Bad sectors are, however, a fairly common problem and can usually be rectified with ease. Using cutting edge technology, we at Aberdeen Data Recovery, will be able to utilise our 15 years of experience and repair any damage to your hard drive. If the damage is irreparable, we will be able to safely retrieve and return your data to you.
External Hard Drives And Power Supply Problems:
While both external and internal hard drives are susceptible to encountering problems through power surges or outages, external hard drives are at greater risk of damage due to receiving power through its own, independent power cable. The power cable itself can become damaged which causes a power outage to the external hard drive causing it to fail. On the other hand, if there is a power surge issue, the external hard drive will be overpowered by too many volts causing it to crash and lose your all important data. We can help you with these types of issues. We will do our utmost to repair the external hard drive, but if we are unable to, at the very least we will be able to recover any lost data.
External Hard Drive Firmware Faults:
Firmware works in conjunction with your external hard drive in order for your computer to function properly. The Firmware’s purpose is to ensure the external hard drive connects correctly with devices such as USB ports. Faulty firmware can mean your external drive may not read the data on a device and in some cases fail to access already saved data. If this is the case, your next step should be getting in touch with us here at Aberdeen Data Recovery, we will repair any damage to your external hard drive, but if this isn’t possible, we will still recover lost data.