Suddenly, that’s it! you realise that your Hard Drive just had it. The computer can’t find it, asking for an operating system or you can hear a squiky noise coming from your laptop… And.. Oh No! My music! All my pictures! My work! All my contacts, and Oh God, my emails..! Gone…! In a blink of an eye, just like that.
If you have a backup of your data, it’s just annoying, but not the end of the world. If you don’t have a backup however… But you’re not on your own, in most cases, Laptop repair North London will be able to recover your content. It’s a delicate operation: a hard drive is a sealed, hyper fragile thing, and we are going to open it, in a “white room”, where even a microscopic particle of dust could create the chaos and really destroy of your data this time.
Symptoms of a dead hard drive:
- Not recognised by any computer, internal or external mount.
- Crashing the host computer
- Refusing reformat or even browsing
- Frighteningly clicking when you power it up.
At this stage, the last resort is to call for professional help. No one else has a class 100 White room facility and the data recovery certifications to operate a surgery on your hard drive.
Laptop repair North London has access to this kind of equipment, and will use it to recover your data.
The cost of the recovery.
Important to mention, the price can be anywhere from reasonable to insane, depending on the difficulty of the job, and possibly higher than the computer itself. We are not talking about computer repairs anymore, but a delicate procedure to recover your data, involving highly qualified engineers and £xxxx of equipment.
You will first get an estimate, and then you decide how you value the data on this hard drive and if you want to proceed or not.
We attempts data recovery for all makes of hard drives, including Seagate, Western Digital, Toshiba… Laptop Repair North London has a very high success rate, but it’s not the case of all companies. If unqualified or less experienced techs tried and failed, they may have already ruined any chance of recovery. You have to be right the first time.
Please call us first to evaluate the damage, and find the appropriate solution to recover your data.
Data Recovery steps
- Contact us on 020 8882 7293
- Let’s arrange the collection of your hard drive
- We will give you a firm quote within 24 hours.
- Upon approval, we will proceed to the data recovery and deliver it back to you.
We cover the following areas:
Archway (N6), Arnos Grove (N11, N14), Barnet (EN4, EN5), Cockfosters (EN4), Crouch End (N8), East Finchley (N2), Edgware (HA8), Enfield Town (EN1, EN2, EN3), Finchley Central (N3), Golders Green (NW11), Hatch End (HA3), Hendon (NW4), Highgate (N6), Mill Hill (NW7), Muswell Hill (N10), New Southgate (N11), North Finchley (N12), North London, Palmers Green (N13), Potters Bar (EN6), Radlett (WD7), Rickmansworth (WD3), Southgate (N14), Tottenham (N17), Totteridge (N20),Whetstone (N20), Winchmore Hill (N21), Wood Green (N22), Woodside Park (N12)by