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Frequently Asked Questions

Data recovery refers to the process of retrieving inaccessible, lost, corrupted, or formatted data from computer or device storage, removable media, or files, when the data stored cannot be accessed in a usual way.

Data loss can be caused by a variety of factors including hardware failure, software corruption, virus attacks, accidental deletion, natural disasters, and physical damage to storage devices.

Yes. In conventional hard drives, permanently deleted files can be recovered using specialized software or services, as long as the space on the storage medium where the files were located has not been overwritten. However, Solid State Drives (SSD) offer a new challenge due to an internal command (Trim) that erases all data that was […]

No, the success of data recovery depends on the extent of the damage and the type of data loss.

The time required for data recovery can vary widely based on the complexity of the case, the size of the data, and the type of damage.

The cost of data recovery can vary greatly depending on the situation, the type of storage device, and the severity of the data loss.

Signs of a failing hard drive include strange noises (clicking, grinding), frequent crashes, slow performance, and the ‘blue screen of death’.

Yes. In conventional hard drives, it is often possible to recover data from a formatted drive, as long as new data hasn’t overwritten the old data. However, Solid State Drives (SSD) offer a new challenge due to internal commands that erases all data after format or make previous data not accessible by modifying drive firmware. […]

If basic steps like copying or running commercial software have failed, it is time to let a professional data recovery company to recover your files.

Almost all types of files including documents, photos, videos, and system files can be recovered depending on the damage.

Regular backups, using reliable hardware, keeping software updated, and avoiding exposure to viruses and physical damage are essential ways to prevent data loss.

In some cases, corrupted files can often be recovered, either through specialized software or professional data recovery services.

Clean room data recovery involves repairing and recovering data from physically damaged storage devices in a controlled, dust-free environment.

Yes, data recovery is possible from SSDs, though it can be more complex due to the way data is stored on these devices.

Encrypted data can be recovered, but it requires the encryption key. Without the key, recovery can be extremely difficult, if not impossible.

Recovery from a burned hard drive is challenging and often requires professional data recovery services.

Stop using the device immediately to avoid overwriting the data and consult a professional.

The reliability of data recovery services varies, so it’s important to choose a reputable provider with a track record of success.

Recovery is possible, but it should be attempted as soon as possible by professionals to prevent corrosion and further damage.