External Hard Drive Data 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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Data Recovery in Los Angeles, Ca

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. Whether your external hard drive has suffered from accidental deletion, formatting errors, virus infections, or physical damage, we have the expertise and high-end recovery tools to retrieve your valuable data.

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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 incurs 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 are 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.

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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 a lot of experience and know how to handle various brands and models.

To make sure we retrieve your data quickly and effectively, we use the latest tools and technologies. These tools are always being updated to keep up with changes in storage devices. 

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Physical failures in external hard drives present a significant challenge, requiring 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 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.

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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PITS Global Data Recovery Services
Average rating 4.9
This company is rated 4.9 out of 5.0 based on 6215 review(s)
Feb 3, 2024
PITS is truly professional in data recovery. Six months ago, I dropped my 2 TB external hard drive, and it stopped showing up on my computer. It has been an awful experience for me, as whoever I ... approached, no one could recover the data from it. Thankfully, I found PITS Global, and they started the recovery process immediately. John and Eric were always in touch, providing updates regarding my case. In the final results, I had my verification session, and everything was there. I could see all of my photos, videos, and files. I am super grateful and happy with the results.
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Donna Trujillo
Feb 3, 2024
PITS Global Data Recovery Services lived up to their reputation. I entrusted them with recovering data from my damaged SanDisk USB drive, and they exceeded my expectations. They kept me informed about ... every step of the process, and I never felt in the dark about the status of my data. From the moment I contacted them to the final verification session, their focus on customer satisfaction was evident. Eric addressed all my concerns and went the extra mile. I got all my data back, and from now on, PITS is my go-to recommendation for anyone facing data loss challenges.
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James Gaines
Feb 1, 2024
Working with PITS Global Data Recovery Services was a great experience. Engagement was always high, honest, and worthy. With so many people claiming they can retrieve lost data without knowing if ... they're actually capable of doing so, PITS delivered the confidence that my data was in the best hands possible!
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samuel newton
Jan 31, 2024
I had been searching for a data recovery company for a while and finally found PITS. With many positive reviews, I decided to choose them. My 5TB Hard Drive contained crucial business and governmental ... documents. After talking to PITS, I understood that this was the right place and they could recover all of my data. As expected, within only a few days, I was looking at documents that I couldn't access before through their verification session. They were fast, reliable, and, most importantly, got me all my data back
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Ana Vargas
Jan 26, 2024
I was really worried when my external drive with important work files got messed up. I contacted PITS Global for help. Even though I had lots of files, John and the team understood how urgent it was. ... In just a few days, they showed me all my files, and I was shocked since they got everything back! Hundreds of my Excel, Word, and PowerPoint files were there and I could check each of the file during the verification session. Afterwards they transferred everything to a brand new 4TB external drive, so I can have an easy access to all of the data. Received the drive yesterday and am super happy with PITS. They did a fantastic job
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Yajaira Guerrero
Jan 23, 2024
I've been using my 1TB SD card since I started taking photos as a hobby. By now, I've collected over ten thousand photos of my journeys. Everything seemed fine with the card until my computer stopped ... recognizing it, which was weird because it was never an issue to begin with. In regards to that, I immediately sent it to PITS since they have successfully recovered my drives previously. Eric quickly opened a case for me, and we started the recovery process. Within a week, I got all my photos back, and I didn't expect anything less from them since these guys are the best in their field. Communication was on point, service was fast, and most importantly, I got all my data back
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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.