Damaged Hard Drive Data Recovery is a critical operation that involves extracting valuable information from a malfunctioning or failed hard drive. It is a complex process requiring specialized tools and expertise, particularly when the hard drive has sustained physical damage. PITS Global Data Recovery Services provides businesses and computer users in the United States with professional retrieval solutions for damaged hard drives. Our technicians have thousands of successful cases on their accounts, working with various hard drive types, brands, and models.

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Our company understands that acting fast in a hard drive failure situation is essential. Hence, we expand our network of facilities and can help our clients anytime, anywhere the storage device fails. PITS Global Data Recovery Services has more than 50 locations throughout the country, and its goal is to increase the number.

You can get more information about our drop-off points and offices in your state by calling or viewing the Locations page.

Damaged Hard Drive Recovery Services

Hard drives are considered the lifeblood of every computer’s data storage system. These devices are essential for users, as they process all the vital files. Hence, people seek to use durable solid-state and hard disk drives. However, collapse is always possible and can be caused by various reasons.

Internal and external hard drive failure, caused by physical damage, is one of the most common collapses. Media malfunction has severe consequences, mainly when a hard drive contains only copies of important documents.

The damage to a hard drive occurs when the components collapse, and the magnetic surface on a device’s platter experiences a disruption, preventing regular file access. HDDs can fail because of an inconsistent power supply, excessive vibration, overheating, physical shocks, or environmental factors

However, these devices also collapse under perfect operating conditions, and it is vital not to ignore any failure signs.

Common Damaged Hard Drives Kinds:

  • Read/Write Head Failures
  • Extensive Data Corruption
  • Spindle Bearing Seizures
  • Controller Board Damage
  • Platter Surface Damage

Regardless of the cause of damage, hard drive collapse is a critical situation. Malfunction causes a lot of trouble to its users, and to avoid any issues, it is essential to know common signs of hard drive negligence and what to do when facing them.

Recognizing the Signs of Hard Drive Damage

When hard drive failure occurs, it will not go unnoticed. Failure signs like slow performance and strange sounds often precede a severe hard drive collapse. 

More Symptoms of Hard Drive Damage:

  • Slow Operation
  • Clicking, Whirring, or Grinding Noises
  • Blue Screen of Death Errors
  • Missing Folders and Files
  • Failure to Recognize Properly
  • Mounting Issues
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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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Noting any of the above failure signs in time can prevent complete data loss and save your essential files.

Hard drive collapse can occur anytime, and our team recommends regularly backing your essential files to avoid data loss. If your storage device fails without a backup, our specialists will restore lost information by fixing logical and physical damage.

Data Recovery from Hard Drive with Platter Damage

Damaged Hard Drive Recovery Process

A hard drive failure can be critical, and recovering the files from the damaged device is more complicated. Only engineers with years of experience can handle and solve this problem successfully.

Our data recovery specialists have worked with various HDD types and brands and have tremendous experience working with their systems.

In addition, our technicians periodically attend qualification courses to be able to perform the recovery process at the fastest turnaround times and achieve incredible results.

We start the recovery process of the failed devices with a risk-free evaluation. Our engineers will examine the drive to provide clients with a price quote, turnaround estimate, and a list of recoverable data. 

As soon as we receive approval from our customer, we start the data recovery process. Our specialists work on your device in the state-of-the-art lab using advanced data recovery software and hardware. We restored your data and returned it to you on a brand-new external hard drive to protect your files.

You can get more detailed information about recovery by contacting us or viewing the “How Our Process Works” page.

Advantages of Our Recovery Services

With a reliable track record in the file restoration industry, PITS Global Data Recovery Services is dedicated to meeting customer needs and objectives. We stay ahead of trends by regularly updating our data recovery equipment with cutting-edge technology. Our commitment to outstanding services keeps us at the forefront of this exciting field!

Moreover, we work with your failed device only in specialized facilities. Our engineers open the drive and retrieve files in Class 10 ISO Certified Cleanroom so as not to cause more damage to the fragile parts. We do not put the hard disk at risk and successfully restore lost data by working in a controlled environment.

Advantages of Our Recovery Services

24/7 Emergency Service Availability

So if you're facing a data loss situation, don't hesitate to contact us. Our 24/7 data recovery services are available to you, 365 days a year. Let us help you recover your precious data today.

Over 50 Locations Across the US

We offer data recovery services from over 50 locations across the US. This means that no matter where you are located, you can access our services and get the support you need to recover the data.

Certified Data Recovery Laboratories

So if you're facing a data loss situation, look no further. With our certified data recovery labs and 99% success rate, we are confident that we can recover your precious data and get you back on track.

ISO Certified Class 10 Cleanroom

Our engineers work in a controlled environment to ensure the safety of your device. We recover data in ISO Certified Class 10 Cleanroom and achieve high results.

Risk-free Evaluation and Assessment

We start the recovery process with a risk-free evaluation. Our technicians estimate reasons for data loss and the level of damage. Based on it, we select the most suitable recovery strategy.

100% Customer Satisfaction Rate

With years in the data recovery industry, our company supports the highest customer satisfaction rate. We do everything to provide a positive experience for our clients.

Our data recovery company is a secure provider of reliable solutions. PITS Global Data Recovery Services engineers can work with various storage devices, file types, and operating systems. We are proud to maintain a 99% success rate and aim to support this rate.

To get assistance from our professional team, call our customer service line or fill out a request help form. Our experienced technicians will be ready to solve the problem by recovering your data from the hard drive.

Frequently Asked Questions

Damaged hard drive recovery refers to the process of retrieving data from a hard drive that has been physically or logically damaged. This could be due to various reasons such as mechanical failures, electrical issues, file system corruption, accidental formatting, or data deletion.

PITS Global Data Recovery Services is a trusted and reliable company specializing in data recovery. We have a team of experienced professionals who possess the expertise and advanced tools necessary to handle damaged hard drives. Our success rate in recovering data from damaged drives is exceptional, and we prioritize data confidentiality and security throughout the entire process.

The duration of the recovery process depends on the extent of the damage and the complexity of the case. Simple cases with logical issues may be resolved within a few hours, while severe physical damage may require more time, including specialized procedures and parts sourcing. We provide an estimated turnaround time after assessing your damaged hard drive.

While data recovery is generally a safe process, there is always a small inherent risk involved, especially when dealing with severely damaged hard drives. At PITS Global Data Recovery Services, we take utmost care and follow strict protocols to minimize the risk of data loss. We employ advanced techniques and work in a controlled environment to ensure the highest chances of successful data recovery.

While it is possible to attempt data recovery using software tools available online, it is strongly recommended to seek professional help for damaged hard drives. DIY attempts can potentially worsen the damage or result in permanent data loss. Our experts have the necessary skills, equipment, and cleanroom facilities to handle the intricacies of damaged hard drive recovery effectively.

If you suspect that your hard drive is damaged and you need data recovery, it is crucial to immediately stop using the drive and power it down to prevent further damage. Contact PITS Global Data Recovery Services and our experts will guide you through the necessary steps to safely ship your damaged hard drive to our facility for evaluation and recovery.

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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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