Strategies to recover data from a cloud storage data hard drive


The damage on the hard disk of any computer can be disastrous, especially if they are the only media where we have copies of family photos, our collection of music or even worse, the result of many hours of work or study. Although we have a habit of making weekly backup, it is possible to forget just last week that our hard drive decides to die or that we are victims of a virus attack.


The first delivery is not to lose your temper and to evaluate what is the extent of the problem and the solutions we have available. The second, do nothing if you are not sure what you're taking. Searching the internet and the opinions of friends can work in some cases but if waived if wrong can ruin any hope of data recovery hard drive from your pc. The following are precautions that if applied correctly will not damage your computer and which can help you to recover your data, but if you don't trust your computer capacity it is always best to get help from an expert.


First make sure that the problem is actually related to the hard disk, the controller or anything. If your computer fails to start up and get a message that it cannot find the primary drive, then it is very likely that our hard drive has suffered problems, but we have to determine whether they are physical or not. The hard disk might for example have been corrupted by a virus or other malicious software, or it can have undergone rounds as often happens with laptops. To check, turn off the computer, disconnect the power supply and open the case of your pc. Locate the hard drive and turn on the computer to try to identify the sounds that indicate any activity within them. If luck smiles you will be able to detect any vibration that will indicate that you can still be able to recover your files. Otherwise, your only alternative is to take the hard drive to one of the many pc Assistance Center to seek to recover the necessary installations (clean rooms). Alternatively, remove the hard disk of your computer and try it in another machine.


The goal is to be able to turn on the computer to copy files to another medium such as a laptop, an external hard drive or a USB stick. In each case you will need to perform the system restore That can be made in several ways: If you have a disk partition with a different operating system, try to turn the computer on from there. If you are using Windows, go to the screen that will allow you to select the partition where you launch turn on the computer and press F8 continuously. If you can't even access this screen, you will need to navigate to the second alternative, i.e. one of the DOS boot disk operating systems such as Linux (Knoppix for example) that you can find in computer support centers. Starting with the new operating system should be able to access your files directly from the Explorer or through a specific data recovery software is compatible with the operating system as startup TestDisk or HDD or GetDataBack so copying them to re install the operating system.


If you try these steps and still cannot find your files, the best alternative is to contact a technical service center computers. In any case, once you have recovered files, make sure to perfect your back up on external media or better yet automated back up on the server in the cloud like Carbonite.