There are multiple ways that you can lose important data. Sometimes it’s the user’s fault, but other times it’s completely out of their control.
External USB drives are no longer recognised by the computer. When you plug in a USB thumb drive or portable hard drive, the computer won’t recognise it and may even ask you to format it.
Computer will no longer turn on. When your computer will not boot, you have no way of accessing your data. You may be ready to upgrade your computer, but you’d want to take the data with you.
Accidentally deleted a file or wiped a drive. If you’ve accidentally deleted a file, the first thing to check is the recycling bin. If it’s not in there, look or for the most recent version or backup copy. If that fails, the next step is to shut down the computer.
It is important that as soon as you realise you have lost data, you stop using the device immediately. When you delete a file, the space it was using becomes available to be reused. The longer you use the device, the less likely you will be able to recover the lost files. This article provides more information.
Our Data Recovery Services can:
- Recover files that have been accidentally deleted, even if the recycling bin has been emptied.
- Recover data from both an internal computer hard drive, and an external USB hard drive.
- Recover data from a formatted drive, where all files have been wiped.
- Recover data from a broken computer that won’t boot.
- Recover photos deleted from a camera memory card.
- Recover data from iPhone and Android mobile phones.
- Recover data from iPad and Android tablets.