If you have ever lost data from a hard drive or a computer, I bet you know how crucial and important data recovery is to you. It can save a lot of money and time especially if you were working on an important project or work that needs to be handed in before the deadline elapses. Many people have been victims of data loss because of them not knowing what caused the data loss and how it can be recovered. With advancement in technology, it is now possible to recover 99 percent of all data that may gotten lost from a hard drive or a computer. The beauty and awesomeness of these methods and techniques is that most of them you can do them on your own. The only case that you will definitely need professional help is when the data you want to recover is lost in a hard drive that has been physically damaged.
For such a case you will need a help of professional expert data analyzers because the most important components of the hard drive or computer like the motherboard, controller board or the hard drive itself might have been damaged greatly. This will help you get back your data and as stated earlier, with advancement of technology you can recover most of your lost data if not all from the damaged drive. Big companies like banks, insurance companies and government parastatals worldwide have lost millions of data because of their ignorance on data recovery. Most of them don’t know that data lost can easily be recovered especially if the data lost was due to the data or file being corrupted by a virus, saved in a wring format or lost due to a person deleting the file intentionally or unintentionally.
If the data was lost due to a person unintentionally or intentionally deleting the file, the file being corrupted by a virus or saved in a wrong format or the partition of the hard drive being corrupted, this lost data can be recovered by using the appropriate software like TestDisk. For a file that has been deleted, make sure that you didn’t overwrite the file with a new file when you deleted it because it will be hard to recover it. For corrupted files, there are many softwares in the market that can you recover all the data. For a wrongly partitioned hard drive, make sure that you check if the tables of the partition are fully in place or else you won’t be able to recover your data. The beauty of all these is that you can recover the data without professional help. This will save a lot of money and time that you could have used to redo the work or project.
Data that can be recovered is always better that data that has been created again because you will have the original work rather than new work.