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What type of hard drive should I buy?

Thursday, July 1, 2021 by Tilly Holland

For most people, hard drives go beyond being a simple object. They are the keeper of our memories, work files, favorite music tracks, and personal videos. In essence, they are the digital archive of our lives! But buying a hard drive can be a difficult choice. This blog aims to help you make a more informed choice. As they hold such importance for many people, we thought it was a good idea to look into some of the main considerations you should take before purchasing one.

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What is a hard drive head crash? (Video)

Thursday, 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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What do I do if my hard drive is corrupted?

Thursday, April 7, 2022 by Ontrack Team

When your hard drive is corrupted, it may seem impossible to retrieve the data. However, recovering data from a corrupted hard drive isn’t impossible if you have the right expertise. The first step in recovering your data is to look at what caused the corruption.

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How the Data Analysis of a Hard Drive Solved a Double Murder Investigation

Friday, January 4, 2019 by Antoine Valette

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How to Diagnose a Physical Hard Drive Failure

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Craig Spooner

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How can I check if my hard drive is working properly?

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by Michael Nuncic

Unlike the usual symptoms of a loud scratching or ‘clicking’ noise, it's not always immediately clear whether a hard drive is physically defective or not. Many users find it irritating and do not know how to react; is it a one-off event or is it a recurring problem? Hard drive failures can happen relatively quickly, especially as the average lifetime of these devices is usually only around three to five years

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Can loud noises cause data loss from hard drives?

Friday, March 6, 2020 by Lynn Walker

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Can I recover my data from a physically damaged hard drive?

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 by Tilly Holland

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