Storage Media – Physical Failure
A wide assortment of failures can cause physical damage to storage media. Hard drives can suffer any of various mechanical failures, such as failed motors and head crashes. Physical damage always causes at least some data loss, and in many cases the logical structures of the file system are damaged as well. This causes logical damage that must be handled by a professional before any files can be salvaged from the crashed media.
IMPERATIVE: Don’t Try Physical Repairs on Your Own!
You might be enticed in trying to take the drive apart yourself. Opening a hard drive outside of a cleanroon environment can allow dust to settle on the surface, causing additional damage to the platters and upsetting the recovery agenda. You need a professional company with a Class 100 cleanroom facility to care for the media while repairs are being made. Trying this yourself rarely works and, more often than not, they’ll make your data even more laborious to recover. To the point possibly causing irreversible damage as to where we can’t even help you. At Protech Data Recovery your data is what matters most. So PLEASE, call us first!