Advanced Data Recovery: Hard Drive Recovery and RAID Data Recovery Services

Government Preferred Customer Program


Preferred Customer Program

For Government and Military agencies, please call us at 800.450.9282 for additional information or enroll in this program. ADR Data Recovery works closely with all branches of the Military, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Utilities, and other various Local, State and Federal Departments when it comes to retrieving their lost data. We have successfully recovered data for dozens of these entities.



Computer Forensics and E-Discovery

The computer forensics experts at ADR Data Recovery have over 12 years of electronic evidence discovery, data recovery and analysis to uncover computer evidence and electronic data trails to assist in the investigation and prosecution of criminal and civil cases for a variety of clients. Our computer forensics experts have in-depth experience in most computer hardware, peripherals and operating systems and many applications.



Data Recovery

"Operating System Not Found" or "Missing or Corrupt File" are both messages nobody wants to have to report to their superior who is waiting for information.


Whether you are in the Military, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Utilities, or other various Local, State and Federal Departments, experiencing one of these most common day-to-day occurrences could cause a computer, server, laptop or Powerbook hard drive to loose its data. These events include hardware & software failure, software corruption, human error (accidentally deleting the wrong files), computer viruses, power surges and mis-configured backup software. More serious events, such as malicious behaviors, natural disasters [floods, fires, lightning] can lead to much more serious and complex methods to restore the corrupted data.



Symptoms of a Failing Hard Drive


Software Failure

When your computer blue screens (Blue Screen of Death: BSOD) when you try to boot or during the middle of an operation, it can mean the operating system has been damaged, there may be bad sectors on your hard drive that the system is unable to read, your hard drive could be failing, you might have a virus or trojan, someone may have deleted critical dll's or system files, the partition or file structure may have become corrupted or damaged.


A “drive not formatted “error usually indicates the hard drive's partition has been damaged, deleted or corrupted. It can be caused by a virus, a hard reboot, a power outage or surge, disc partitioning utilities and sometimes updating software, anti-virus programs or simply installing new software can damage a partition.


Hardware Failure

Your hard drive may be giving you clues that it will ‘crash’ soon. Typically, if you hear a clicking sound coming for where the hard drive is located in your computer it is a really good indication that there is a serious problem. This could indicate a head crash, corrupt firmware on the drive's ROM chip, an electrical problem like a burned chip, blown heads, a bad pcb controller, overwritten servo's, damage to the hard drive's platters and alignment issues from being dropped, jarred or a power surge.


Viruses

If your hard drive is infected with a virus, one possible indicator would be that the computer reboots over and over. This is because the boot sector has been hijacked by a virus that creates a continuous loop. It keeps telling the system to go back to the boot sector and reboot.


All of the above are typically what you will experience before your hard drive fails, or as it is failing.


When your hard drive fails, if you are able to keep track of its symptoms leading up to the failure as well as its current state, it helps to quickly narrow down where the problem may lie when performing a data recovery.


Medical staff, LVNs, RNs and Doctors shouldn’t be distracted about their computer’s hard drive, they should focus on their patients and treatments.


Let ADR Data Recovery focus on your data recovery needs. Call us at 800.450.9282, or
e-mail quotes@adrdata.com.



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