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Hard Drive Data Recovery & Computer Forensics Services in Columbus

Secure Data offers reliable data recovery services along with digital and computer forensics to users through our local office in Columbus.

Our teams can restore data from any type of damaged digital device, preventing serious consequences after a hard drive failure, a flood, or any other unexpected disaster.

Columbus, OH - Office Location

Secure Data Recovery Services in Columbus, OH
SSAE 16 Type II Certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom
Secure Data Recovery Services
20 S Third Street Suite 210
Columbus, OH 43215
1-614-358-2441
Walk-in Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9AM - 5PM

After Hours:
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Available 24h, 7 Days a week

Featured Services

Our Columbus location offers a full range of recovery services, digital forensics services and file repair options. See some of our featured data recovery services below.


All of our offices exceed the standards necessary for Better Business Bureau accreditation.

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As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is known for its large populace and its strong and exceptionally diverse economy. The city sits at the center of Franklin County, and hundreds of major businesses are based in the Columbus metropolitan area.

Our local office provides access to our award-winning data recovery and digital forensics services. By repairing your media and treating file issues at their source, we can quickly restore access to lost files in virtually any situation and increase your chances to fully recover data. Prospective Columbus customers can turn to us with confidence because of our guarantee: If we cannot recover your data, you will not pay a service fee. 

Since digital forensics and data recovery tend to go hand in hand SECUREDATA is proud to offer digital and computer forensics services to anyone living in the greater Columbus area. Our digital forensics investigators have a minimum of 10 years experience in the computer forensics industry and can locate, document, and then testify in court if necessary. Secure Data can cover all any digital forensics needs including e-discovery, computer forensics, cell phone & mobile forensics, automotive forensics and many more. Combined with our data recovery expertise SECUREDATA can also maintain a single source chain of custody so that your evidence never has to leave the building.

Other reasons to use Secure Data Recovery & Computer Forensics Services in Columbus:

  • Experienced engineers with years of experience
  • Experienced digital forensics investigators with years of courtroom experience
  • State-of-the-art data recovery technology
  • Extraordinary success rates for hard drive data recovery, RAID recovery, and other services
  • More security credentials than any other Columbus data recovery company
  • Support for all operating systems and file systems
  • 24/7/365 emergency services and more
  • Single site chain of custody

We proudly offer free media diagnostics for all of our data recovery clients. Our diagnostics provide you with a price quote and turnaround estimate, and because we specialize in hard drive data recovery and other advanced services, you can choose from a number of turnaround options for successful data recovery. Prospective Columbus customers can contact our customer service team today to speak to a certified data loss specialist and receive a free quote.

What to Do When Your Digital Storage Device Fails

When you cannot read data normally on a computer system or server, you should take immediate steps to limit potential damage. You should turn the device off as soon as you can. This preserves your media in its original condition and lowers your chances of permanent data loss. Do not try to recover data on your own, and never open a hard drive, flash drive, or solid-state drive for any reason. Make a list of your failure symptoms and immediately contact our office in Columbus. Hard drive data recovery is a serious issue that should be addressed right away, and our team offers a variety of safe, qualified services.

Secure Data Recovery Services operates an advanced network of facilities, and because we have established relationships with major media manufacturers, we will never void your warranty while providing our services. We treat all physically damaged media in a safe Class 10 ISO 4 certified Cleanroom. We also offer an extensive set of emergency options for our clients looking for data recovery. New customers can visit our Columbus facility to pick up or drop off your media. We also offer local pick-up and drop-off services with our 24/7/365 emergency option.

Leading Hard Drive Data Recovery Technology in Columbus

No two data recovery cases are exactly the same, and our engineers draw from years of experience when forming a recovery plan for each device. We invest in our technology to maintain our 96 percent overall success rate. Our laboratory contains a number of tools designed to safely treat hard drives, flash chips, and other digital storage devices, and we can treat any failure scenario effectively.

Our teams have experience with all types of data loss, including:

  • Hard drive failures and crashes
  • RAID array failure
  • Virtual server damage
  • Fire and water damage
  • Accidental file deletion and user error
  • Virus damage and more

Secure Data Recovery Services also offers data tape transfer, computer forensics, electronic discovery, and RAID data recovery. New clients looking for a safe, effective resource for data recovery should call our expert team. All of our services feature excellent security; we were the first company in our field to earn a SSAE 16 Type II security certification, and we hold additional credentials including FERPA, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS compliance. We also have a fully certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom, which allows for safe hard drive repairs. Our variety of service options and risk-free diagnostic guarantee will put you at ease while working with us.

We provide the high success rates and excellent security that you need for peace of mind when looking for a data loss professional in Columbus. Hard drive data recovery can be an intimidating task, but our no-recovery, no-fee guarantee helps you control your expenses after any disaster. We provide risk-free diagnostics for all standard cases and proudly offer the safest options available anywhere.

Customer Reviews

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Average Rating:
4.9
Total: 18 Review(s)

This service was rated 4.9 out of 5.0 based on 18 review(s)

  • Data Recovery

    5.0
    Reviewed on Jun 17 2018

    Rob Anderson was great to work with during the process. He even called me on a Sunday when I sent him an email. I hope I don''t lose data again :) but if I do I will be going straight to Rob.

    Authenticated Columbus, OH
  • Hard drive damage

    4.5
    Reviewed on Jun 5 2018

    Chris was great with prompt feedback and very friendly to work with. gave 4.5 stars because it was just a lot more than we were expecting to pay and cannot afford at this time.

    Authenticated Columbus, OH
  • Saving college students music compositions

    4.5
    Reviewed on Apr 13 2018

    My son''s Macbook Pro had a hard drive failure for the 4th, 5th, or 6th time. It happened so many times I can''t remember, but he needed to have the data from the drive recovered, as there was some composed music he was working on for one of his classes. That is when Secure Data Recovery and Mr. Chris McMacken came into the picture. Chris was very helpful and reviewed the steps of how the data recovery was to occur. He was timely when I asked for an update as to when the recovery would complete. He informed me that they were able to have a successful recovery of the data on the drive and I just needed to advise them on what type of media device to use to save the files.

    Overall, I am happy with the service Secure Data Recovery has provided.

    Regards,

    Mark Gillotti

    Authenticated Columbus, OH
  • What a blessing

    5.0
    Reviewed on Apr 11 2018

    I had an issue with a hard drive that held around 20 years worth of priceless family pictures, and a lot of work files.
    Chris McMacken and the great people at Secure Data Recovery we’re able to retrieve all my pictures and files! Sincerely grateful to all of you for being so helpful. The process was very fast, straightforward and Chris was helpful throughout the process. Thank you again!

    Authenticated Hilliard, OH
  • Recovery of RAID drives

    5.0
    Reviewed on Apr 8 2018

    I worked with Frederick Wright to recover data on two mirrored Raid drives that had crashed. He stepped me through my options, timing, and costs. I shipped both drives to Cleveland where they conducted their diagnostics. Fortunately, they reported that the drives did not suffer an physical damage but had logical errors to their master boot record and root directory and were able to perform a 100% recovery. The recovered data was put on a third new hard drive that I supplied. There were no hidden fees or costs and you will be told of the costs before any recovery is completed. The cost was $900 but if you have irreplaceable documents and images that you foolishly did not back up, it is worth it.

    Authenticated Reynoldsburg, OH
  • S.K.

    5.0
    Reviewed on Mar 31 2018

    My thumb drive, containing hundreds of important documents, failed. I was not hopeful that my data could be recovered, but I decided to reach out to Secure Data Recovery. I received a call from Fred Wright promptly after my initial inquiry and I was kept apprised at each step along the way. Although the recovery is not inexpensive and takes a while, all of this was clearly disclosed on the front end. Ultimately, Secure Data Recovery recovered 100% of my documents so the cost and time it took was well worth it. I would absolutely recommend Secure Data.

    Authenticated Powell, OH
  • make1mobattery@wowway.com

    5.0
    Reviewed on Mar 15 2018

    Mr. Chris McMacken was helpful and very informative. He let me know what was going on with the job every step of the way. Secure Data Recovery was more than what I expected. I am truly satisfied, impressed, and the customer service was really more than I even imagined. If I ever need anything recovered I would use this company. Mr. McMacken was fantastic!!!!!

    Authenticated Columbus, OH
  • Great customer service

    5.0
    Reviewed on Feb 16 2018

    While I chose not to finish my case (price for data recovery was out of scope for the value of the files I had on there) they were nothing but prompt, efficient, and communication. Thanks Chris McMacken for great customer service along the way.

    Authenticated Columbus, OH
  • Excellent Service Provider

    5.0
    Reviewed on Jan 26 2018

    I found myself in the unfortunate situation of a failed network drive. The entire family used this drive for storage. I elected Secure Data Recovery because they had a location local to me. Fred Wright was in contact quickly with expert knowledge of the recovery process. The communication and support is prompt and professional. All questions were answered at a level that I could understand. This service isn’t as cheap as backing up your data so spend wisely. I was able to have all data recovered and transferred to a new drive and returned to me in short order. The customer support is second to none. The service is prompt and professional.

    Authenticated Grove City, OH
  • Excellent Service, though pricey

    5.0
    Reviewed on Oct 11 2017

    I contacted Secure Data Recovery and was connected with Chris McMaken. He did a great job in shepherding the drive to them and recovering the data. He promptly answered all requests for info and got my recovery drive back to me within 2 weeks.

    5 Stars!

    Authenticated Grove City, OH
  • Great service

    5.0
    Reviewed on Mar 31 2017

    We had used all of our local resources to recover data from one of our devices and were referred to Secure Data as a last resort. They were able to recover 100% of our data and worked extra fast to complete it. Although it is a big investment to recover data, it was a valuable investment for us. We plan to keep Secure Data on file, should we need data recovery in the future.

    Authenticated Blacklick, OH
  • Excellent experience

    5.0
    Reviewed on Mar 16 2017

    When you've lost a year's worth of pictures, you only want your hard drive trusted with the best. I researched quite a bit, and that research led me here. I am so glad it did. They were incredibly helpful and timely, and I am forever grateful that they could save my pictures!

    Authenticated Gahanna, OH

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