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Data Recovery 101: What to Do in the Event of Data Loss

Heads and platters (pictured above) are two vital components of a hard drive.

Few have experienced an event as stressful as losing access to important data stored on a hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, or RAID configuration. One of the most helpful pieces of advice you can receive regarding the loss of your data is this: don’t try to remedy the problem yourself!

You might be tempted to try using all sorts of software, taking the drive apart yourself, or even sticking it in the freezer! These DIY data recovery methods rarely work and, more often than not, they’ll make your data even more difficult to recover.

The best course of action for someone who has lost access to their data is to immediately seek help from data recovery professionals.

ASAP Data Recovery Services understands what you’re going through. Our customer service representatives are ready to guide you through the recovery process and our engineers will use every ounce of their expertise to give your data a second life. Diagnostics are absolutely free and 95% of our attempted recoveries are successful.