Why Do Solid State Drive (SSD) Fails and What You Can Do to Recover Data?

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In this guest post, Abhayjeet explains why Solid State Drive (SSD) will fail and how to recover data from failed SSD.

User’s tendency is to use the hard drive in a way that they don’t corrupted or malfunctioned and safeguard their data against various hazardous activities like virus attack, human mistakes etc. But in reality, solid state drives aren’t much more different than the normal hard drive and carries almost the same attributes.

Though, you can find out the major differences between solid state drive & normal hard drives as well as some interesting facts about SSD reliability and their benefits. Therefore, After digging more, I’ve come up with some strange results which might become the crucial factors in deciding about whether to buy SSD or not.

There are some other popular research as well done by andrew ku from tomshardware & Robbin harris from Zdnet, which clearly indicates that normal hard drives are equally reliable as compared to solid state drives (at least to some extent). Although, SSD don’t have any physical equipments like hard drives but it can and do fails.

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3 Useful Ways to Recover Data after Hard Drive Crash

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Abhay. If you would like to contribute too, please contact me.

Hard Drive Dead
Hard Drive Dead (credit: wonderferret/flickr)

Hard drive crash? Don’t panic. Follow these easy steps for data recovery.

Hard drive crashes are panicful and within a second all your precious data could be in heaven. They can range in scope of few deleted files to whole things on your computer. Several tools are available through either online or offline that could satisfy your data recovery needs. I will show you the easy steps to recover crashed hard drive data crash using data recovery software.

The first and most basic steps to follow in data loss situations is to ensure that no more data is written to the drive, otherwise all data will be wiped completely and no ways out will left to recover data. We strongly recommend to not messed up with any of the aforementioned steps to avoid making situation more worse.

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How To: Recover Deleted Data on a Mac Hard Drive

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ray McAllister. If you would like to contribute too, please contact me.

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Recovering data from your Mac could be a difficult task when the Trash folder is emptied. In many cases, undeleting a file on your Mac may lead to only a partial recovery of your files and folders. The simple truth is that it is really not an easy task to undo something that is permanent.

It has been pot raid in movies that you can do anything on a computer, even recover lost data with a few button clicks. However, there are steps that may be taken to increase the likelihood of a partial recovery.

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