Why Your Hard Drive May Unexpectedly Malfunction:
An external hard drive is made up of lots of very intricate components which can and do become damaged from time to time. The motherboard, CPU or other aspects of hardware can easily become damaged through wear and tear, issues with the head platter or spindles, or a damaged ribbon cable to name but a few reasons. External hard drive issues can cause valuable data to become lost and seem unrecoverable, but with our 15+ years of experience here at Swansea Data Recovery, we are adept in getting the data back in the form that it was in originally. Even if we are unable to repair your external hard drive, we will establish the issue that caused the data to be lost and how we can successfully reunite you with it.
Physical Failure Leading To External Hard Drive Damage:
Damage to an external hard drive through broken actuators, dislodged heads, jumper connections malfunctioning and frequent disconnecting and reconnecting can cause permanent damage to your external hard drive. There are numerous reasons an external hard drive may endure a physical problem causing you to lose data. At Swansea Data Recovery, we will use our 15+ years of expertise to initially diagnose the problem with your external hard drive and establish how we will repair it, or at the very least reunite you with your valuable data that you thought was irretrievable.
Accidently Losing Or Incorrectly Formatting Data On Your External Hard Drive:
Unfortunately, from time to time, we can be guilty of losing important data through human error. It’s not uncommon for data to end up deleted through a simple mistake that could have been avoided. By doing so, you may end up losing the data from the external hard drive. Other reasons you may lose data could be due to formatting or deletion issues which can be caused by bad sectors on a disk. However, we should be able to rectify this through our 15+ years of expertise in retrieving lost data. By using state of the art technology, at Swansea Data Recovery, we should be able to repair any damage to your hard drive. If the damage is irreparable, we will be able to safely recover and return your data to you in a timely and professional manner.
Power Supply Malfunctions:
Like all other hardware, external hard drives are at risk of becoming damaged due to being jolted by a high voltage of power through its power cable. If a power surge issue affects your external hard drive, it will become overpowered by too many volts causing it to crash which means that you may end up losing your important data. Power cables can also malfunction if not working correctly, damaged or not the compatible cable for the external hard drive. While you may be panicking about losing your data, don’t. We can help you savage your external hard drive and in the event that we cannot, we will be able to recover your data and return it to you safely.
Faulty Firmware Causing An External Hard Drive Malfunction:
An essential requirement your external hard drive to be able to work properly is firmware. Firmware works alongside your hard drive, much like other devices within your computer, in order for your computer to function properly. Your firmware’s purpose is to make sure that the external hard drive connects effectively with other functions. You may be asked to conduct an update, but if unnecessary, this can be risky. If you end up with a fault with your firmware, it can mean your external drive may not read the data on a device and in some cases fail to access already saved data rendering it lost or irretrievable. If this has happened to you and you are concerned that you cannot recover the data, Swansea Data Recovery will help you restore it safely.
Experiencing A System Crash Or Reboot/Freezing Issues:
One of the most frustrated things that can happen when you are working on an important file or document is the sudden crashing or rebooting of your computer. If this is something that you have experienced, it means that your external hard drive has been forced to reboot, which in turn, means that you may lose the valuable data that you were working on. There is no reason to worry if this has happened to you. Even although you may think that your data has become corrupt, lost or is now irretrievable, Swansea Data Recovery can help you recover your lost data using a set of specialist tools in data recovery. Our 15+ years of experience means that even if we can’t repair your external hard drive, we can bring back your important data that you thought may have been lost.