Recover My Data Logo

Contact us today for a free diagnosis and estimate

11 + 14 =

Data Recovery Blog

What is a Hard Drive Head Crash?

What is a Hard Drive Head Crash?

A head crash is a serious form of damage to a hard disk drive. It requires specialist equipment and expertise to recover data from a drive that has suffered from a head crash. At Recover My Data, we've dealt with hundreds of hard drives and other storage devices with...

read more
What are the Digital Risks to your Business?

What are the Digital Risks to your Business?

Have you ever thought about the digital risks your business faces? We’re not just talking about computer viruses or replacing old laptops, there are issues which could have a serious effect on your business if they occur. It’s never been more important for businesses...

read more
HDDs vs SSDs: Which is the best choice?

HDDs vs SSDs: Which is the best choice?

If you're buying a new storage device for your files, photos, and videos then you're probably wondering whether as SSD or HDD is better for your needs. We're experienced data recovery technicians, so we've seen the best and worst of both. We've put together this handy...

read more
What are the main causes of data loss in 2021?

What are the main causes of data loss in 2021?

Data loss. Two words that no one wants to hear. Our data is precious to us, sometimes, if we're not careful it's irreplaceable. Think about what our phones and laptops hold: our latest work, our personal information, emails, photographs and our studies - this is our...

read more
Is Data Recovery Software Safe?

Is Data Recovery Software Safe?

Is it safe to use data recovery software if you suspect your device is failing? As data recovery specialists, we’re asked this question a lot. The answer, however, requires a little bit more explanation as there’s not a straight forward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ response to this....

read more
Why do Hard Drives Fail?

Why do Hard Drives Fail?

Forget moving to a new house, having a faulty or failed hard drive is the most stressful event someone will go through, especially if you don’t have a recent backup! We’ve all heard those horror stories where people have lost years of their lives writing a novel...

read more
7 ways to protect your data when working from home

7 ways to protect your data when working from home

Working from home is here to stay for the foreseeable future, but how safe is your data when you're away from the office? Cyber security and data integrity should be taken serious by remote workers. This article will explain how you can protect your data, be more...

read more
How to keep your hard drive cool

How to keep your hard drive cool

Computers need to be kept cool. They're manufactured with heat sinks, fans, air vents and other forms of cooling systems. Hard drives are particularly sensitive to heat and keeping them running at an optimum temperature can protect your files as well as increase the...

read more
Can a wiped Hard Drive Be Recovered?

Can a wiped Hard Drive Be Recovered?

Is it possible to recover files from a wiped hard drive? Have you accidentally deleted files without a backup?! If you've found yourself in a panic about your lost files and photos - this article will help you realise that all is not lost! There is a high chance that...

read more
Is it possible to recover data from a failed hard drive?

Is it possible to recover data from a failed hard drive?

Are you wondering if it's possible to recover data from a failed hard drive? If your hard drive has recently become inoperable, you're probably frantically trying to find out how to recover your data. Your hard drive crashing, getting damaged or becoming corrupt is...

read more

Lost Data? Call us for a free quote

033 0133 1423

Samsung
Seagate
Toshiba
Western Digital