Liquid Damaged HTS721010A9E630 Data Recovery

PCB Liquid Damaged HTS721010A9E630

HTS721010A9E630 Hard Drive This recovery was on a liquid-damaged HTS721010A9E630 hard drive from HGST. It is a 2.5-inch budget drive frequently found in Laptops. HGST was acquired from Hitachi by Western Digital back in 2012, so these are Western Digital drives. Liquid Damage On PCB This particular drive came into us after the client had brought their liquid-damaged laptop to a repair shop for repair. The repair shop found that the hard drive was not responding on any of their computers, so they recommended the client take the drive to us for recovery. The data on the drive was especially important because the computer was used for QuickBooks. As any small business owner will tell you, QuickBooks files are very important. Data Recovery Steps For Liquid Damage I don’t see a lot of liquid-damaged drives, but the steps for recovery are usually pretty straightforward. The first step is to open the drive up in a clean room environment to see if any of the liquid entered the drive itself. As with most liquid-damaged cases where … Read more

HTS545050A7E680 Hard Drive Bad Sectors

HGST 500GB Laptop drive that just stopped working

This HGST hard drive is an HTS545050A7E680 500GB model that was made in February of 2014. This client took their computer into their local computer repair shop to find out why the laptop had just suddenly stopped working. They used the laptop for personal photo storage as well as work documents, so they needed all the data back and the computer to be back up and running as soon as possible. Hard Drive Bad Sectors Recovery The computer repair shop found that the hard drive was not responding properly, which in turn caused the computer to not boot fully. They removed the hard drive from the computer and discovered the drive was not showing up on their data recovery rigs as well. The repair shop was able to get the computer working again by installing a new hard drive, but they recommended the client contact us regarding getting the important photos and work documents recovered. We have worked with this recovery shop in the past and have been able to recover data for their clients. … Read more