Repair information on hard drives or hard disks. Hard drives are magnetic data storage devices. They are used in most desktop, laptop, and server due to their low cost and high data density.

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How to recover data from damaged hard drive?

i was using my hard drive and i kept important files in it somehow my hard drive got damaged its no longer working how i can get the files inside it?

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Many thanks for sharing this information it really help me with damaged hard drive recovery of mine.

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Ouch! That a a bummer ;-{

Sorry to say there's very little you can do here. In fact if you are not careful here you could end up making things worse if the files are recoverable.

At this point it will be expensive! You will need to send your hard drive to a data recovery outfit to open the drive up in a clean room to try to fix the drive enough so they can recover the data. If your luckily they ca get it all. Sometimes the disk is to far gone to save anything and then sometimes the data is swiss cheese missing parts.

Don't try opening your hard disk your self as it takes so little dirt to kill the drive and even if you open it you don't have the needed tools or parts to fix it.

How important are the files? I always recommend having two or more copies of your files as you never know when a fire, theft, or loss event happens, let alone equipment failure.

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Hi Sonic,

If it is physical damage then it needs Data Recovery Lab also called CLASS 100 CLEAN ROOM where the disk is opened by the Data Recovery Expert. Such types of labs are very rare available. I suggest please don't hit & try by self or allow to open the disk by local mechanics else it might be permanently loss of Data. If it was Logical failure then i will also suggest you some software's.

You can read complete details about Hard disk recovery process & Why CLASS 100 CLEAN ROOM required in Physical damage.

http://www.stellarinfo.co.in/services/ha...

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Hey Sonic, data recovery is not difficult for normal data loss problem, but if the hard drive is damaged, then the first thing you need to pay attention to is fixing the hard drive.

But you need to notice that after fixing the hard drive, all the files are gone and it seems like it is a new hard drive. At this moment, don't put any new files into the drive 'cause if this happens, you will meet data overwritten situation and if this happens, the chance of data recovery will be reduced.

You can check more details in this post: http://www.uflysoft.com/data-recovery-ma...

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