It is important to keep in mind that not all hard drives are recoverable. For example, the Seagate Desktop HDD Model ST5000DM000 we worked on last night was unrecoverable. As you can see the read/write head sliders are bent downwards which then scratch the platter where the data is stored. The read/write head sliders should be bent upwards so the heads can get off the platters and park on the ramps. Unfortunately, this is one of the many few reasons your hard drive cannot be recoverable.
Feel free to contact us anytime to speak with our Data Recovery specialists regarding your failed hard drive. our best tip is to stop what you’re doing when you’re experiencing difficulties with your hard drive. Bring it in to Five Star Data Recovery for a FREE Diagnosis.
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Working with Five Star Data Recovery was a great experience. It’s never a fun day when you find that your data is in trouble…but the team at Five Star was very quick to answer questions on a weekend after hrs and then promptly got to work as soon as we dropped off our corrupt CFast card. The whole process was very clear, they communicated often and in detail and in the end were 100% successful in recovering everything we needed. Our footage was saved and it was top notch service along the way. The final invoice was exactly what he quoted at the beginning with no surprise costs. I 100% recommend Vahan and his team.
I am so thankful that they have 24/7 support on the phone. I just recently called after my hard drive fell onto carpet. They had all the answers and knew exactly what they were talking about. I would recommend them for hard drive support!
Can’t say enough good things about Five Star Data Recovery. Took my drive in and had the data back within 24 hours. I was even able to recover the “damaged” files, so pretty much a total recovery of 20 years worth of data. Yeah, yeah, I should have backed up my drive, but I’m just glad that Vahan and the Five Star team were able to get me back in business!