External Hard Drive Recovery
The leading cause of external hard drive failure is being dropped. This causes internal physical damage to the drive, which can cause platters to become mis-aligned or the heads to stick and makes the data unreadable.
A second reason for external hard drive failure is overheating. From our experience, many external drives just do not have adequate ventilation or fan power to keep the drive cool enough which leads to drive failure. This can also be caused from the external drive being backed up against a wall, where it prevents proper air circulation.
External hard drives are commonly used as a backup device for pictures, files, and other documents. That is why it is so important to make sure your external drive is properly taken care of.
Here are some tips if you suffering from a failing external drive.1. Immediately turn off your external drive 2. Disconnect it from your computer and power supply 3. Do not to try any type of recovery or check disk on your failed or damaged external hard drive. 4. If it was dropped, knocked over or is making unusual sounds, DO NOT turn it on! 5. Call a professional data recovery company.
We know how important your data is and that every single person has data on their hard drive that may be impossible to replace. That is why we work so hard to help you get whatever precious information or photos you lost back.
ADR Data Recovery recovers data from external drives from any of the following systems:
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP
- Windows 2003
- Windows 2000
- Windows NT
- Linux (All Distributions)
- Lacie IBM AIX, HP UX IBM
- Sun Solaris
- UNIX (All Flavors)