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Posted on Monday, January 24, 2011 at 1:55 AM
What is Physical data loss in a hard drive? It is different from a logical data loss. The latter are problems that can be resolved by data recovery software while physical data loss cannot. Data recovery services are needed for getting back the data from hard drives affected by power surges, flooding of hard drives, fire damages or any incident which affects the magnetic coating of your hard drive's platter. This magnetic coating is the main ingredient which keeps your data intact. The impact of damage to the this coating determines how much of your data is recoverable.
The services of a data recovery expert is needed to bring back your lost data. You should make sure though that the data cannot be recovered by any other means before resorting to the services of the experts. To ensure that that the problem is really a physical one, you can check whether the hard disk works in a different PC or not. The following steps need to be taken for that:-...
Posted on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 2:20 AM
A boot loader program in the Windows system is used to start the computer by loading the main program in the operating system. There are several third-party applications like GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) as well that you can use to perform the same task with some advanced features. However, at times you may face some system startup issues because of incompatibility with these applications. In such cases, you should take appropriate steps to sort out the issue. If you are unable to do so, then you should use a third-party data recovery tools to do the needful.
Let us consider a situation in which you have a Windows XP system with which you have unsuccessfully tried to install Windows Vista to make it dual-boot. After doing this, you start Windows XP but it does not start displaying a black screen and a blinking underscore.
Please note that this issue may appear if you are using a third-party boot manager program.
Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 5:05 AM
The concept of data loss is as old as computers. But the question is, why do we encounter data loss? The world of computers has revolutionized, but we haven't been able to rid ourselves of the loss of data. It is like a horrible nightmare! And, where is the revolution? Well, the revolution is in the fact, that the computers have become more sturdy. They do not lose data as quickly as they used to. Of course that doesn't mean that you should not take precautions at your end! In case you have been careless in handling your data or your computer, then data recovery becomes very difficult for you!
Listed here are some of the simplest precautions that a user must take to ensure chances of data loss are greatly reduced:
• A computer user must make sure that he/she does not save documents and the operating systems in the same drive. This ensures that of the operating system gets corrupt, or there is software failure, or a virus attack, your system would not lose its vital data.