Hard Drives are commonly used gadgets for digital storage and we often come to hear about its failure. One of the most common but notorious symptoms of Hard Drive failure is a clicking hard drive. The clicking sound I am referring to could be related to many reasons; maybe it’s just normal, or maybe due to software or the firmware malfunction, possible hardware problems and mechanical problems where the read/write head touches the disc physically creating a tick tick tick or clicking sound.
After ensuring the clicking hard drive sounds, get a backup of all the data before it’s too late. The Hard drive sometimes does not crash immediately after initial clicking sounds. So you have a good chance to save the data somewhere else.
If your data is inaccessible then it is advisable to shutdown the system and contact professionals for the recovery task. There are experts for clicking hard drive data recovery and are well versed in this kind of problem. They may charge up to $1500 to $2500, but it is worth hiring their services because your data could be valuable. Choose a service firm that is certified by other companies and are equipped with contemporary technology and well trained manpower.
Service providers mostly examine the clicking hard drive, free of cost and before applying rescue service, they will send you a quote. Only after you permit, data recovery process will be applied. You can track the process of recovery online. Moreover good services also offer guarantee on recovery operation even in emergency cases.
A clicking hard drive should be dealt seriously and carefully, and once your data has been recovered, take advice from hard drive data recovery specialists on how to avoid such incidents in future.