Why Hard Drives Suffer From Firmware Failure… And What You Can Do About It

Every component in your computer is subject to two different kinds of software: the programs you have installed and keep writing, and those that come pre-loaded onto the device itself, commonly referred to as firmware. And while firmware is necessary to keep each piece of hardware working on your computer, it can also fail, be…


Are You Dealing With a Hard Drive Head Failure Failure?

One thing that sometimes surprises new TTR clients is that there aren’t just a couple of ways for hard drives to fail. In fact, there are literally dozens. One of the worst is referred to as a “head failure,” also known as a “head crash.” As with any kind of hard drive problem, there are…


4 Immediate Steps to Take When a Hard Drive Fails

Dealing with a failed or damaged hard drive can cause an enormous amount of stress, and even cause problems with your company and/or career. Problems with technology, however, are a part of life. Manufacturing defects, electrical surges, user error, and even malicious software can all cause your hardware to stop working. So, what do you…


What Is Physical Data Recovery?

HaA physical recovery is necessary when the storage media device has experienced physical damage to its internal parts. In order to achieve a successful recovery, those damaged internal parts would need to be replaced inside of a clean room. The most common cause of data loss is physical media damage, whereby the hard disk drive…