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General, about data recovery

General, about data recovery

 

1. What are the data storage devices we can recover from ?

a) Hard drive

b) RAID array/Server

c) USB Stick / Memory Stick

d) SSD Drive

 

2. What are the main signs of a problematic Hard Drive ?

What can cause failure in a hard drive

a) The drive was working fine but I accidentally formatted it or deleted data.

 

b) The drive makes strange sounds, clicks, beeps or can hear strange melodies from inside it.

 

c) The drive is working fine, does not make strange sounds, has not fallen or short circuited, but I get a message that it needs to be formatted.

 

d) The drive does not power on, makes no sound at all and is 'dead'. 

 

3. Is Data recovery for Raid array/server same as for HDD ?

RAID arrays are complex data storage systems that require special techniques and a great know-how. Northwind's Data Recovery technicians have experience in even the most difficult cases with a large number of drives on the array. Τhe cost for each case is different and depends on various factors. Contact us to discuss the details of your case and find a solution to your problem.

 

4. What are the main main signs of a problematic USB / Memory Stick ?

cases of data recovery for usb and memory sticks

 

 

a) The USB / memory stick is recognized but I get prompted to format it.

 

 

 

b) The device is not recognized at all.

 

 

5. What are the main main signs of a problematic SSD ?

ανακτηση δεδομενων και κόστος SSD

 

a) The SSD is recognized but I get prompted to format it.

 

b) The device is not recognized at all.

 

c) The SSD is slowing down dramaticly.

 

 6. FAQ about Hard Drives :

  1. My hard drive is damaged!! What should I do?
  2. How much will the data recovery cost?
  3. What happens with my drive's warranty?
  4. If the damage is known beforehand, can't you make a cost estimation?
  5. I only need a specific folder with files from my damaged drive. Will you charge differently if I ask you to recover 2-3 files?
  6. Fine, let's proceed with the recovery!! What procedure do you follow?
  7. What data can not be recovered?

 

7. FAQ about RAID array/server :

  1. My RAID / NAS Box system stopped working. What should I do?
  2. How much will the data recovery cost?
  3. What procedure do you follow?
  4. Should I pay attention to something in particular before I send you disks?
  5. Can you recover data from all RAID systems?
  6. I only need a specific folder with files from my damaged drive. Will you charge differently if I ask you to recover 2-3 files?
  7. What data can not be recovered?

 

8. FAQ about USB & Memory Stick

  1. My USB Stick / memory stick is not recognizable. What should I do?
  2. How much will the data recovery cost?
  3. What procedure do you follow?
  4. I only need a specific folder with files from my damaged device. Will you charge differently if I ask you to recover 2-3 files?
  5. What data can not be recovered?

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