Hard Drive FAQs

Ontrack performs hard drive recovery from any make, model, brand or operating system. We have experience with all types of data loss.

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Why does my hard drive make clicking sounds?

Can you recover a water-damaged hard drive?

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Can you repair a hard drive that isn’t spinning?

Will putting a bad hard drive in the freezer make it work?

Does hard drive data recovery always need to be performed in a cleanroom?


Hard Drive Case Studies

For 35 years we have remained the world leader for recovering from all types of hard drive data loss scenarios. Let the experts at Ontrack help you get your data back.


Hard Drive Blogs

What type of hard drive should I buy?

July 1, 2021 by Tilly Holland

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What is a hard drive head crash? (Video)

May 2, 2019 by Mikey Anderson

In this next video blog, we explain what a hard drive head crash is and what to do if you experience one.

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Corrupted Hard Drive: How Exactly Does One Deal With It?

April 7, 2022 by Shira Caldie

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Hard Drive Data Analysis in Double Murder Investigation

January 4, 2019 by Antoine Valette

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How to Diagnose a Physical Hard Drive Failure?

January 22, 2019 by Michael Nuncic

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How to Quickly Check if a Hard Drive is Working Properly

January 9, 2019 by Michael Nuncic

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Beware: Loud Noise Can Cause Data Loss on Hard Drives

March 6, 2020 by Michael Nuncic

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Physical Media Damage and Types of Hard Drive Crashes

December 9, 2020 by Milagros Gamero

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