Hard Drive Recovery [en-HK]

How do hard drives work?

October 31, 2023

Data is stored on a hard drive in binary code, using 1s and 0s. The information is spread out on the magnetic layer of the disk(s) and are read or written by the read heads that 'float' above the Read more

October 26, 2023

Hard drive not recognised or not detected? Here is what to do

When a drive is not recognised due to defective areas on the unit, you can proceed with a software recovery. If it is the internal drive hosting the operating system, safely power down the machine,...

October 25, 2023

Hard drive history, structure and operation

The hard drive is one of the most vital elements of all modern computers and is at the heart of our work: data recovery. Our 30+ years of experience has given us the opportunity to work on almost all...

August 28, 2022

Hard Drive Clicking – Causes and Solutions

You desperately hope that sound is nothing important - but since when have weird noises brought welcomed news? That clicking is a sign that something is wrong with your hard drive. Worst case...

August 28, 2022

Understanding corrupt Hard Drives | Ontrack Blog

What is a corrupted hard drive and what are the symptoms? Data corruption is a state where the data within a file or storage device is altered from its original state, causing it to behave...

August 28, 2022

Common Hard Drive Error Codes

If you’ve ever experienced hard drive failure, you’re aware of how quickly the resulting data loss can occur. Understanding the specific type of failure your hard drive is experiencing not only helps...

August 28, 2022

How to Tell if a Hard Drive is Failing

More of us are using hard drives to store and back up our data than ever before. The lifespans of hard drives can vary between devices, but they will all fail at some point. Some fail suddenly...

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