Most of the people think that hard disks are the safest storage media. In fact, it is not true. The hard drive has many mechanical and moving components that may fail to work at times. Hard disks are dynamic storage devices and it is likely to get the data erased or lost.
Your hard disk might have damaged due to any software or hardware problem. In this scenario you will require a hard disk recovery or drive recovery. For this, there are a lot of companies who offer services for recovering your data from a damaged hard drive. There are two major types of HDD recovery. You can choose between them depending on the nature of your HDD failure. The two types of HDD recovery are hardware recovery and software recovery.
If you hear any cracking sound in your hard drive, you can be sure that you are having a hardware problem with your HDD. This problem may result from the failure of any mechanical component of your HDD. There are many moving disks inside of a HDD. These disks are known as platters. These platters move in a very fast rate. The data is encoded in these platters in magnetic form. Any problem in these platters may result in HDD failure. A HDD also has many electrical circuit boards. These circuit boards are prone to electrical fluctuations. These problems should be handled by a skilled technical expert. Fixing this problem may require disassembling of the HDD.
This problem generally occurs due to infections from virus, corrupt system files or corrupt operating system. The data in the HDD can be recovered through data or file recovery software. These applications are very easy to use with an interactive and user friendly graphical interface. You can find these applications in numerous websites over the internet.