HDD Repair Freeware Options

by Rod Dunne December 14, 2011

The best HDD repair freeware choices you can make center around Windows tools and manufacturer applications. In this post I’ll show you where to find these tools and how to get the best from them. Before making any repairs with these products you should be sure to make backup copies of your data. These products (more)

HDD Repair Bad Sectors

by Rod Dunne December 9, 2011

In terms of HDD repair bad sectors are one of the more common types of faults or corruption you can experience. Software is available that can attempt to repair the fault but it can’t be guaranteed to work every single time. Here I’ll show you what tools can be used and how best to use (more)

HDD Repair Software: Which Tools Work Best?

by Rod Dunne December 8, 2011

There are a number of different HDD repair software choices available. This can make it difficult to decide which one to choose. In this article I’ll show you a reliable way of choosing which product is best for your system. If you do experience bad sectors or other corruption to the hard drive then your (more)

Finding A Good HDD Repair Tool

by Rod Dunne March 4, 2011

Picking the right HDD repair tool involves deciding between using the operating system available tools, commercial options or a manufacturer’s choice. In this post I’ll cover the three options and how each can help with your repairs. Before using any of these products you should make sure to backup all of your data for safekeeping. (more)

HDD Repair Tools: Free And Commercial Choices

by Rod Dunne January 23, 2011

There are relatively few HDD repair tools available on the market these days. This is a consequence of the fact that each hard drive is designed independently so no one single tool is going to be capable of fixing them all. Here, I’ll show you how some free and commercial tool choices can be used (more)

Raw Data Recovery Software Tips

by Rod Dunne December 10, 2010

It may be necessary to use raw data recovery software in the event of your FAT/NTFS file system formats becoming corrupted. Thankfully this is a PC maintenance and repair task which doesn’t happen all too often. In this article, we’ll show why hard drive partitions can become corrupted and revert back to the raw format, (more)

How to Recover Files After Format

by Rod Dunne December 9, 2010
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By using data recovery software, it should be possible to recover files after format or deletion quite simply, without the need for doing any PC repair work. In this article, we’ll take a look at the basic steps for using hard drive data recovery software to recover deleted files, along with the factors affecting the (more)

4 Ways To Do Hard Disk Crash Data Recovery

by Rod Dunne November 5, 2010
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Computers can crash due to a variety of software and hardware issues. If you haven’t been keeping up with doing backups as part of your regular PC maintenance and repair activities then you may need to resort to hard disk crash data recovery techniques. In this article, we’ll go through four different approaches to hard (more)

How To Recover Formatted Hard Drive Data

by Rod Dunne October 28, 2010
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By using file recovery tools, it is possible for even novices to recover formatted hard drive data. However, as with many home PC repairs, there is no guarantee of being able to successfully recover all your files. In this article, we’ll show how to recover hard drive contents after a disk is being formatted, along (more)

Hard Drive Rescue

by Rod Dunne October 28, 2010
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Having to do a hard drive rescue is something which shouldn’t happen all that often. However, when it does occur, there are a number of PC maintenance repair approaches worth considering. This article steps through the five different ways of retrieving your data and/or restoring your system. #1: Hard drive rescue using computer repair software (more)