A clicking hard drive means your drive has failed. If your data is important, turn it of and DO NOT attempt to access the data. It will not fix itself by turning it off and on. Your drive will require cleanroom recovery processes and high-tech procedures in order to recover your files.
Clicking indicates the heads are hitting the spindle and or platters which causes severe damage and will make your data unrecoverable. It could be from age, being handled roughly, or dropped. This causes internal parts to rub or scratch together which makes the clicking sound.
You can rest assured that we will exhaust every attempt at getting your clicking drive running again so we can recover your data.
- When you have a clicking hard drive, you will need a clean room that is dust free in order for your drive to be taken apart and parts replaced.
- A clicking hard drive is very delicate and needs someone with a background in clean room recovery to be able to perform procedures that will not further damage the hard drive.
- We have experienced technicians and clean rooms throughout the United States for your convenience.