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Data Recovery

Signs of desktop failure

If your desktop starts to make grinding or clicking noises, or it becomes unresponsive, follow the below tips:

  • Turn off computer immediately – further operation may damage data beyond repair
  • Do not restart computer
  • Do not install or reinstall any software
  • Do not shake, disassemble, remove or attempt to clean a suspected damaged hard drive – improper handling may cause more damage
  • Do not use file recovery or other utility software to attempt repair for a damaged or failed drive
  • Do not attempt to dry a wet computer
  • Never attempt to operate any visibly damaged devices
  • Contact the specialists at Ontrack immediately

Following these tips will increase the likelihood of success for your desktop recovery.

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