TOTL/Greenergy’s external hard drive data recovery service can get all your lost materials back
A skilled external hard drive data recovery service will be required in the event of the loss of the vast number of documents and images these units typically store.
External hard drives
External hard drives are portable or desktop storage devices that come in the form of hard disk drives (HDD) or solid-state drives (SSD) and universal serial buses (USB). They generally hold large volumes of data and are used as a back-up for computer files or as a network server.
External hard disk drives operate in the same way as the hard disk drive in your computer, with magnetic heads that read and write data onto rigid platters that spin rapidly. This makes them prone to typical HDD issues requiring a professional hard disk drive data recovery service. These problems include:
- Damage to platters
- Broken spindles
- Fire and water damage
External solid-state drives store data within microchips, as electrical charges, which with time can build up to a level that degrades performance. USB external drives can be damaged through a power surge or short circuit that puts electrical components like resistors and capacitors out of action.
Signs of a failing external hard drive can include:
- Noisy operation, or grinding or clicking sounds
- Files or folders vanishing
- File corruption error messages
- Slow access times
USB portable hard drives
USB portable hard drive data recovery encompasses standard HDD and SSD, so are susceptible to the same problems as hard drives. There may also be issues with the external case or interface adaptor. Further, external portable hard drives are often dropped or knocked over, resulting in mechanical failure.
If your portable unit has sustained damage, you should stop using it immediately to avoid further damage. Running a repair utility on the device can result in permanent data loss.
External hard drive data recovery costs and savings
In partnership with Singapore-based data recovery experts Greenergy, TOTL’s able to offer highly-competitive pricing for corrupted external hard drive data recovery.
Our fees for external USB hard drive data recovery start from:
- S$100 for non-physical damage
- S$400 for physical damage
Discounts for non-business clients are available.
As a further bonus, you’ll get a 5% discount when engaging Greenergy through the TOTL website. And the good news doesn’t stop there: you’ll get a fast, priority service completely free of the normal extra charge of 50%.
Our external hard drive data recovery service covers a host of popular brands, including:
- Samsung external hard drive data recovery
- Seagate external hard drive data recovery
- Toshiba external hard drive data recovery
- WD external hard drive data recovery
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