Data Recovery Perth
we will get your data back
Data recovery from hard drives , NAS drives, RAID drives, USB drives , deleted files for Apple Mac , Linux and Windows in Perth.
Data Recovery is never convenient your failed device or drive always fails just when you need it. The data loss is invariably crucial to your life and or business and in some cases the loss of data can mean the failure of your livelihood and all the things that depend upon that. I have seen this many times and but it is important to remember the chances of Data Recovery are high .
We can Recover From
- Hard Drives
- USB Drives
- NAS systems
- RAID Devices
- SSD Drives
- Windows NTFS and FAT filesystems
- Apple MAC file systems (HFS)
- Linux file systems (EXT2,EXT3,EXT4)
- Recover Deleted Files
- Recover Deleted Partitions
- Repair Failed Electronics
- Repair Corrupt Firmware
- Restore Failing Magnetic surface
- Failed Heads
Data Recovery Services
Hard Drive failure is very common especially when you drop hard drives however there is still very good chance we can get your data back. Drives need to be opened up and worked on in a Cleanroom environment.
RAID’s are typically found in servers and are implemented by using a dedicated RAID controller card or the in-built functionality contained on modern server motherboards and allow for data to span multiple drives.
Portable Drive Data Recovery
These devices are just thin 2.5 inch hard drives within a plastic enclosure and while they are portable the construction of the plastic enclosures are usually flimsy and do not protect the enclosed hard drive from damage if dropped. Furthermore the construction of modern 2.5 inch spinning hard drives are also flimsy and require care when transporting them.
NAD devices are typically used as backup systems for smaller enterprises and the RAID is implemented in software via the Linux operating system which is slower that dedicated RAID controllers. It should be noted that NAS raid devices should be used as a backup device and not as a primary storage option.
It is not uncommon for files and hard drives to be lost and hard drives become unbootable. This happens when important data structures on the drive become corrupt eg with NTFS the master file table, When this happens your data is still there and recoverable.
Raw Recovery of files is a technique used when the file system of a Windows , MAC or Linux filesystems have become corrupt beyond repair. This technique scans the drive from beginning to end and looks for signatures of common files such as pictures, documents etc.
This technique may not recovery large files that have grown over time.
EMAIL , OFFICE AND DOCUMENT - DATA RECOVERY
We can repair and recover your lost emails your corrupted documents , spreadsheets , MYOB files.
Hard Drive Repairs
Data Recovery is all about hard drive repairs. When we quote on a job how the drive has failed determines the cost.
Types of repairs we perform are read/write head replacement. Repair / Replace failing electronics.
DATA RECOVERY PERTH
If your computer has displayed any of the following messages
- Data Error Reading Drive [C] – ,
- Hard Disk Drive Failure -,
- Inaccessible Boot Volume –
- I/O Error –
- Missing operating system –
- Primary Hard Disk Failure –
- Directory not found –
- Drive not installed –
- Internal file system error –
- No such volume –
- Invalid Boot Volume
- Missing Boot Device
Once your computer has given a message re your hard drive it is important that you act upon it. Don’t assume that because you can still use your computer that it has somehow corrected itself.
You should instead call data recovery perth.
There are many different reasons that your device may have stopped responding, and in most cases , we will retrieve your data with our specialised equipment and over 20 years of data recovery expertise.
It is important to note that there is a very good chance that your data can be recovered even if your hard drive has failed. There are many reasons that your hard drive may have stopped responding. Problems such as filesystem corruptions , typically due to system freezes, power failures, and hard drive reformats there is also a strong likelihood your data is still physically on the drive.
While the industry uses the term Data Recovery what we do is in fact is perform hard drive repairs ,repairs on RAID system or storage medium so that we can retrieve the data from the failing or failed device. Often the drive will on inspection present with a particular set of symptoms that indicate a certain failure for example firmware corruption whereas on closer inspection there is often an underlying physical cause. That is why the process of examining the drive to quote for the cost of data recovery is essential.
We can work on any make of drive
The knowledge required to recover data from different hard drive types such as Western Digital, Seagate , Toshiba etc can change from drive make and model and you should ensure that the person recovering your data understands this. At Data Recovery Perth we are familiar with all drive makes and models.
It can matter what system is on the drive
Similarly it is important when recovering data due to accidental file deletion or reformats that the person recovering data has a deep understanding of the file systems that are used on storage devices. Knowledge of fat32 as well as HFS on Mac , NTFS on Windows and EXT4 Linux systems. We at Data Recovery Perth do know the differing file systems that exist and how they work but you should check that is the case with your data recovery provider.
The data recovery process
Once you are aware there is a problem with your hard drive you should get professional help immediately . The more you try to fix the device the greater the chance you are causing more damage and this is especially true if you try and open up your hard drive as this can make data recovery impossible. The best thing you can do is resist the urge to play with the drive and call Data Recovery Perth straight away.
Using our specialized data recovery tools we will diagnose the problem. Once we know what the problem is, we will send you a quote. This will give you an exact cost for recovering the contents of your storage device. As previously mentioned data recovery is actually the process of repairing the drive and then retrieving the data. How the device has failed will determine the cost of recovery.
Here are some typical cost scenarios
Logical Data Recovery
where the problem is due to the accidental deletion of files or reformatting a drive. Cost is $200 to $300.
if the printed circuit board on the drive has failed it will cost $300 to replace it.
Cloning drive with Bad Sectors
the cloning of the drive and removal of bad sectors is typically $400.
Cloning a drive with failing Heads
this can be a slow process and requires specialised equipment and the cost is $600 to $800.
Fixing a drive with firmware errors
If your drive displays errors such as zero size or the drive is suddenly encrypted this indicates a firmware error and typical cost is $600. Firmware repairs requires a deep understanding of the software onboard the drive and requires specialised tools for the different makes and model of drives
Replacing failed read/write heads
1000 to 1500
In each of the above instances your quote will include the cost of a new hard drive.We do not charge for the diagnosis of your hard drive and our quotation comes with no obligation to proceed. Once you approve the quotation we will start work. You can either provide us with a fresh USB hard drive, and we can copy the data for you, or we can provide the hard drive at an additional cost.If recovering of data is impossible, we will let you know, and let you know why. We can offer high quality backup tools to prevent future losses.
Many companies charge to quote and while I fully understand why they do this we don not charge.
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Some of our Success Stories
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