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Samsung Harddrive - Wants to reformat information


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#1 antonpippo

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 06:40 AM

my laptop  is no longer recognizing the hard drive and is asking (when I do get in) if I want to reformat the information. I know a small bit from web research that this is not the thing to do. I have brought the hard drive to a shop but they said that recovery would cost 400-800$ and that it wasnt guaranteed. But they havent looked at it yet, which I find odd. I have a feeling myself the cable connection maybe faulty and am going to buy a new cable anyway just to see if it makes a difference. Is there cheaper options out there on data recovery if the hard drive is fecked?



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#2 Frozwire

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 10:46 PM

If the drive is already undetectable in your system then chances of recovering your data would be very slim. A professional data recovery service would be an option but beware of those facilities who charged you without even having your data recovered. I have in the same situation before and have tried several known data recovery specialists but found WeRecoverData helpful and was able to rescue my important data. They might also be able to help and provide you a decent evaluation if your data is still recoverable and whether the cost of recovery is acceptable if ever a data recovery procedure is possible. Hope this keep you guided.


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