24/7 Service, Same Day Diagnostics

Home  » Services » Hard Drive Recovery » IDE Hard Disk

IDE Hard Disk Data Recovery Services

The Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) hard drive interface was a forerunner to EIDE, SATA and other modern interfaces. IDE hard drives are fairly common with older systems, and although IDE offers slower transfer rates and fewer features than newer interfaces, the drives provide adequate performance for many applications. However, data loss is a common problem among drive owners.

IDE Hard Disk Data Recovery Services

Secure Data Recovery Services uses dedicated machinery to repair damaged IDE hard drive components.

IDE/PATA drives can lose data due to electrical surges, file corruption, sector issues, read/write head failures, accidental deletion and for dozens of other reasons. When an IDE disk fails, computer users need a fast, secure option for data recovery.

Secure Data Recovery Services offers repair and recovery for hard disk drives with IDE, EIDE and all other interfaces. We operate state-of-the-art data recovery facilities with proprietary tools designed specifically for the IDE/PATA standard.

Advantages of our hard drive data recovery services include:

  • Free Media Diagnostics and Price Quotes
  • Certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom Data Recovery
  • Experienced Engineering Teams
  • Online Case Monitoring Tools
  • Fast Turnaround Times
  • 24/7/365 Emergency Services
  • SSAE 16 Type II Certified Security Controls

Unlike many other data recovery companies, we offer completely risk-free diagnostics for all IDE and EIDE hard disks. Our engineers will perform several in-lab tests to provide you with a media failure analysis, a price quote and a turnaround estimate. Contact our customer service team today to set up a fast, free media evaluation at a Secure Data Recovery Services facility.

Data Loss Scenarios for IDE Hard Drives

Data loss occurs when hard drive's components cannot function properly or when software issues prevent normal file access. Secure Data Recovery Services' engineers can treat logical and physical data loss, and to create an appropriate plan for each hard drive, we start every case by testing hard drives' components and closely evaluating failure symptoms. After performing these tests, we provide you with a detailed analysis of your media failure.

Hard drives contain several moving parts, and many media failures occur when these components break down or malfunction. Read/write head failures, spindle bearing failures and other physical issues can quickly cause serious platter damage and permanent data loss, and to ensure the best possible chances of a successful recovery, you should immediately shut down your hard drive when you cannot access your data.

Common symptoms of data loss for IDE drives include:

  • Clicking or Whirring Sounds
  • Failure to Mount
  • Power Issues
  • Data Corruption Messages
  • Bad Sector Messages
  • Excessively Slow Operation

To treat physical media issues, our data recovery engineers work in a Certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom. This specialized environment prevents airborne contaminants from touching your hard drive's actuator heads, spindle, platters, or electronics.

We repair all damaged components and make a perfect copy of your hard drive before treating data corruption and other logical issues. By making a copy of your hard drive, we can safely work with your logically damaged files without putting your original media at risk.

At Secure Data Recovery Services, we specialize in hard drive repairs and recovery. We have recovered thousands of IDE/PATA hard drives through our network of offices across the United States, and we offer faster turnaround times than our competitors because of our experienced engineering teams and proprietary technology. We offer several service options for IDE hard disk drives, including a 24/7/365 emergency service. Contact our customer service team for more information.

Choosing a Secure Option for Hard Drive Data Recovery

IDE disks often contain critically important data, and in many cases, our clients need to follow federal compliance regulations or strict internal security standards to prevent unauthorized file access. As the first data recovery company to earn a SSAE 16 Type II Certification, we have earned a reputation for our exceptional network controls and access protocols.

Secure Data Recovery Services is:

  • SAS 70 and SSAE 16 Type II Certified
  • PCI Security Certified and PCI-DSS Compliant
  • An Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Member
  • Green Business Certified

We are also a certified member of the General Services Administration contractor schedules. As a GSA contractor, we offer dependable IDE data recovery with a fast purchasing process and strict security controls for our government clients. Contact our customer service team for more information or visit our certifications page.

Starting a New Data Recovery Case for an IDE Hard Drive

Within 24 hours of receiving your PATA hard drive, we can provide a media analysis, price quote, turnaround estimate and even a list of recoverable files in some circumstances. Our diagnostics give you the information that you need to make an appropriate decision regarding your hard drive, and you never have any obligation to pay for recovery after receiving your evaluation report.

To get started, contact Secure Data Recovery Services today.

Back to Top