External Hard Drive Recovery

Recover data from an external hard drive with PITS Global Data Recovery Services. With a 99% success rate, we will recover your corrupted, deleted, and lost data from any external drive.

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At PITS Global Data Recovery Services, we have a team of expert technicians who specialize in retrieving data from different types of hard drives. They have extensive experience and know how to handle various brands and models.

We use the latest tools and technologies to retrieve your data quickly and effectively. These tools are constantly being updated to keep up with changes in storage devices.

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When it comes to external hard drive recovery, PITS Global Data Recovery Services stands out as the go-to choice for professional and reliable solutions. Our dedicated team of experts possesses extensive experience in handling a wide range of external hard drive failures, both logical and physical issues. Whether it’s a physical malfunction, logical issue, accidental formatting, or deleted files, our specialists possess the knowledge and tools to recover your data successfully.

External Hard Drive Failures

With years of experience in the data recovery industry, our team of highly skilled professionals possesses the expertise to handle a wide range of external hard drive failures. Whether it’s a physical malfunction, logical issue, accidental formatting, or deleted files, our specialists have the knowledge and tools to recover your data successfully.

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External Hard Drive Logical Failures

File System Corruption – The external hard drive’s file system suffers damage from mishandling, virus infections, or software issues, making data inaccessible.

Accidental Deletion or Formatting – Files on the external hard drive get deleted, or the drive gets formatted without backing up the data first.

Malware or Virus Attack – Malicious software damages the data on the external hard drive by corrupting the drive data or file system, rendering files either inaccessible or hidden.

Partition Loss – Partitions on the external hard drive can be lost or become unreadable because of software errors, affecting access to stored data.

Software Failure – OS or application failures can make data on the external hard drive inaccessible or lost.

Our External Hard Drive Data Recovery Services is tailored to tackle the challenges posed by logical failures in external hard drives. Issues like file system corruption, accidental deletion, malware attacks, partition loss, and software failures can make critical data inaccessible, necessitating professional data recovery. With advanced techniques and software, our team ensures safe and effective recovery from logically damaged external hard drives, focusing on a thorough analysis and recovery process to minimize data loss risks.

Start Your Data Recovery

At PITS Global Data Recovery Services, we have a team of expert technicians who specialize in retrieving data from different types of hard drives. They have extensive experience and know how to handle various brands and models.

We use the latest tools and technologies to retrieve your data quickly and effectively. These tools are constantly being updated to keep up with changes in storage devices.

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Physical failures in external hard drives present a significant challenge, which requires professional data recovery services. These failures, like head crashes, motor issues, PCB damage, bad sectors, and bearing or spindle failures, demand expertise and specialized equipment. Our cleanroom facilities and skilled technicians are equipped to handle these issues effectively. 

External Hard Drive Physical Failures

Head Crashes – The read-write head of the external drive comes into contact with the spinning disk surface, causing physical damage to the affected area.

Motor Failure – The motor in the external drive fails to spin the hard disk platters, preventing the drive from booting up.

PCB Damage – The printed circuit board of the external drive fails due to power surges or physical damage, affecting the drive’s functionality.

Bad Sectors – Physical harm or usage results in bad sectors on the external hard drive, which are sections of the disk that are unreadable or unwritable.

Spindle Failure – Over time, the spindle of the external drive can wear down, causing the platters to move out of alignment and lead to read/write errors.

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We meticulously address physical damage to ensure safe data extraction, involving operations like component replacements and precise techniques for data recovery. Focusing on excellence and advanced technology, we deliver optimal outcomes, restoring access to valuable data on damaged drives.

Only We Provide Remote File Verification

Our file verification process via remote session is integral to customer satisfaction. Unlike other companies, we are the only ones offering this unique service. Following successful data recovery, we initiate a remote session that allows our customers to peruse and check their files on their own.

Common External Hard Drive Failures

Dropped External Hard Drive Recovery

Dropped external hard drives can lead to significant data loss or hardware damage. Our expert team specializes in addressing issues related to dropped external hard drives, offering comprehensive solutions to get your data back and your device up and running smoothly. After receiving your device, our initial step is to evaluate and diagnose. We’ll examine the extent of the physical damage and evaluate the internal components to determine the best action. This step helps us understand the severity of the damage and the potential for data recovery.

Western Digital External Drive Recovery

One of the most pressing and concerning scenarios that arise after a hard drive drop is the imminent risk of data loss. At our specialized facility, our highly skilled team of experts employs cutting-edge tools and innovative techniques to recover data from even the most harshly damaged drives meticulously. 

Whether you require a single-file recovery or a comprehensive data retrieval system, we go above and beyond to surpass your expectations and maximize data retrieval, all while ensuring the utmost protection and preservation of your invaluable information.

To prevent future occurrences of such incidents, we offer guidance on recommended approaches for managing and protecting your external hard drive. Our advice includes suggestions on protective covering, handling methods, and backup protocols aimed at minimizing the chances of harm or data loss resulting from accidental drops.

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External Drive Recovery with Advanced Technologies

PITS Global Data Recovery Services stays at the forefront of technological advancements to offer you the best possible chances of data recovery. For physically damaged external hard drives, we operate state-of-the-art cleanroom facilities.  Our engineers are highly skilled in repairing and recovering data from damaged external hard drives.

These specialized environments minimize the risk of further damage and allow our experts to perform intricate repairs on delicate components without contamination.

Our team employs proprietary tools that are continually updated to keep pace with evolving file systems and encryption methods. These cutting-edge solutions enable us to access and recover data from a wide range of file formats and storage devices.

When faced with the daunting task of external hard drive data recovery, PITS Global Data Recovery Services is your trusted partner. With our unmatched expertise, advanced technologies, commitment to customer satisfaction, and dedication to data security, we strive to provide you with the highest level of service. Don’t let data loss disrupt your life or business any longer – contact PITS Global and let our experts work their magic to recover your valuable data.

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FAQ About External Hard Drive Data Recovery

External hard drive recovery is recovering lost or inaccessible data from an external hard drive. This type of recovery is necessary when data on an external hard drive becomes corrupted, accidentally deleted, or the device fails.

Retrieving data from an external hard drive requires multiple steps, and the approach may differ based on the reason for data loss. It is advisable to seek expert help for optimal recovery outcomes and to prevent additional damage.

Yes, it is possible to recover data from an external hard drive. However, the success of the recovery process depends on numerous factors, such as the cause of data loss, the type of damage to the hard drive, and the actions taken after data loss occurred.

While many data recovery software options may appear capable, attempting DIY recovery can be risky, especially for critical or sensitive data. These tools may not fully recover data, risking further loss or overwriting. For physically damaged drives, the software won’t help. Seek professional assistance for safe data recovery from failing external hard drives to reduce irreversible data loss risks.

Yes, data can be recovered from physically damaged drives using our advanced recovery techniques and specialized equipment. However, handling the drive carefully and avoiding further damage is essential. Seeking professional help from a data recovery service is recommended for best results.

Signs of failure include unusual noises, files not opening, the drive not being recognized by your computer, or error messages when accessing data. If you suspect your external hard drive has failed, immediately stop using it and seek professional assistance.

Both options are available. You can drop off your drive at any of our 50+ locations nationwide or opt for secure shipping to our data recovery centers. Our experts will diagnose the drive and provide a price quote before beginning recovery.

Our team will conduct a comprehensive customer file verification session for you to review all the recovered data remotely. Our goal is to guarantee customer satisfaction and confirm the recovery of all crucial data.

Recovered data will be securely transferred to a new external hard drive or through a cloud storage solution, based on your preference. Our team will ensure the safety and confidentiality of your data throughout the recovery process.

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Data Recovery Reviews
Average rating 4.9
This company is rated 4.9 out of 5.0 based on 6215 review(s)
Larry Delgado
Apr 12, 2024
PITS Global Data Recovery Services provided outstanding service when my SSD became corrupted. The technical team was patient and supportive, making sure I understood the recovery process. They had ... previously mentioned a verification session, and when it came to my turn, I was pleasantly surprised. Instead of just receiving screenshots of my files, I was able to connect to their server, see all of my data, and interact with it—opening files, scrolling, and controlling the screen. I don’t know of any other company that does this, but it was such a relief to see everything there and to be able to check each file myself. This is truly a five-star company!
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Bernice Richard
Apr 12, 2024
The job was done by professionals. Despite my numerous questions and moments of irresponsibility, their customer service remained excellent, and my account manager maintained amazing communication ... with me until the end. Thank you, PITS, for the successful work done on my thumb drive. Now I have all my data back and a reliable data recovery company in my contacts
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William Smith
Apr 12, 2024
After reading so many positive reviews about PITS, I decided to give them a shot. The experience truly was one of the best. They provided me with the evaluation results, and I chose the first ... turnaround time option since it wasn’t an emergency. However, they recovered the data a few days before the deadline, and we had a verification session on the same day to check the files. Everything I previously had on my SSD was fully recovered. Thank you, PITS, and blessings for everything you have done
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Vincent John
Apr 11, 2024
I couldn't find a professional data recovery company before I contacted PITS. My mom has saved up all of her data on 1TB LaCie HDD but couldn't get access to any of the stored files anymore. So I took ... the responsibility, and started searching up for data recovery companies. The previous companies couldn't save anything from the drive but PITS Global, got back to me with 100% of the data. That's why from my point of view, they are the real ones in their field
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Kristen McClelland
Apr 11, 2024
The customer service was always willing to help in any way they can. The communication through email and on the phone was great. The process was simple and fast with a great outcome. I received all my ... data I thought I lost from that damaged hard drive
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Christopher Kellar
Apr 11, 2024
My experience with PITS was 100 percent successful, not only once but with a second hard drive. All my data was recovered at a reasonable price within a reasonable amount of time. Pits' employees are ... professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. In my opinion and experience, they earned a five star rating!
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PITS Global Data Recovery Services is a trusted partner with the biggest names in the device and computer industries. This partnership shows that our security and work methods meet industry rules. We are known for our clear way of recovering data and our skill in retrieving data from really tough situations.