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Computer hard disk burning

Preventing Hard Drive Overheating Issues

Hard drive overheating issues can cause component failures and data loss, and in order to keep your hard drive running, you need to allow it expel the excess heat that comes from regular electronic and mechanical operation. Following these tips will help you extend your hard drive's operating life and avoid data loss disasters.

Network Engineers

Why Data Verification Does Not Protect Against Tape Data Loss

If you regularly use tape backups to create archives of mission-critical systems, data verification can provide you with peace of mind. When your system detects errors over a certain threshold, you will receive an alert or the backup process will fail. You can then replace damaged tapes. However, neither feature provides absolute protection from data loss.

Mobile Device

Creating a Backup Strategy for Mobile Devices

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have expanded the way that we use data, but these devices are just as susceptible to failure similar to computer hard disk corruption and other traditional storage media failures. To avoid serious data loss, you should keep a consistent backup strategy for any device that you use to store important information.

Broken USB Drive

Tips for Recovering Data from a Physically Broken USB Drive

Flash USB drives provide an easy way to transfer data between computers, but they can physically break due to poor construction or when a user applies to much pressure to the drive chassis. We receive hundreds of flash drives every year, and physical media damage is by far the most common failure scenario associated with these devices.

Wireless Ahead

10 Benefits of Wi-Fi Hard Drive

External hard drives are ideal for their portability and convenient extra storage for our photos, videos, and documents. But they can still be cumbersome. The benefits and convenience of a Wi-Fi hard drive far out-weights any of its wired competition.

Pennies on the Dollar

How Much will it Cost to Replace Your Data?

For businesses that sometimes forget that dollars aren't the only measurable asset in their business, let's review the value of data and how much it would cost to replace it. From a cost standpoint alone, what data should you have Secure Data Recovery recover for you? The answer of course, is all of it, except for the data you absolutely don't care to ever see again.

Playing the Odds

Data Recovery is All About the Odds

A friend of mine admitted to me that back a few years ago he had a hard drive on his MacBook Pro that failed. He took it into a local Apple shop to see if they could get any of the data off it before he bought a new drive. They charged him $100 to try and totally failed. The lesson he learned from all this, he said, was to take it to the right place the first time.

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