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Is data recovery expensive?

Data recovery simply means recovering data from media that has malfunctioned. This means that there may be a problem with the storage media or any other component of the hard drive. The best solution is to troubleshootin order to identify the problem.Data recovery is a highly specialized technique that caters for a lot of problems related to the hard disk. There are a lot of reasons why you may end up losing data. The good thing is that it is very possible to recover the data. The cost of data recovery basically depends on the extent to which the hard disk has been damaged. It can be expensive or cheap depending on the approach you take. Below are a few factors you need to consider when looking for data recovery.

Data Recovery Company

The best decision one can ever make is to hire the services of a data recovery company. There are plenty of them providing data recovery services at different prices. The best thing to do is to look for quality first. It won’t make sense to look for a cheap company that will not be able to recover your data. You should go through the client reviews of the company in order to ensure that they are providing the best quality of services.

You should also look for a company that is able to deliver at the shortest time possible. In most cases these are business files which are required on a daily basis which means that you need them recovered within the shortest time possible. Some companies are able to recover the data within 24 hours while others are able to recover within 72 hours. You should also bear in mind that if you need your data recovered within the shortest period of time the cost might be a little high since they make use of high tech complex applications.

Type of damage

The type of damage that has occurred in your hard disk plays a significant role in determining the cost of repair. If your hard disk has a logical problem then it would require a software based repair to recover deleted data. The cost varies depending on the extent of damage though it is not expensive. In case the hard disk has incurred physical damage then the cost of repair will be way hire since spares of the damaged parts will need to be bought.

Sarah Davis: Sarah, a data scientist, shares insights on big data, machine learning, AI, and their applications in various industries.