Barrhead Data Recovery

Data Recovery Barrhead: Helping individuals and business users recover data from storage devices that have failed or otherwise become inaccessible. Using bespoke recovery techniques our experienced and friendly staff can reunite you with your data quickly and cost effectively. Call us today on 0141 4040294 for more information.

Firmware is a little known program that governs how your hard drive (and other storage devices) talk to each other and the other components within a computer. Our data recovery Barrhead team have helped many clients who have lost access to their data because of problems with the firmware because it has (a) become out of date, (b) become corrupt or (c) has failed to work because of problems with the controller board (logic board) attached to the storage device.

Most computer users don’t consider firmware as they go about their daily chores using their computer. This is a small program that, in the same way as the operating system of the computer, instructs the devices it’s attached to on how to co-exist. Our data recovery Barrhead technicians recover data from a great many storage devices each year that have failed because of issues with said firmware; making it impossible for them to make a backup of their own data.

As part of our hard drive recovery service we can reconstitute your data from a drive that has been afflicted with problems caused by the malfunction or total failure of firmware which usually happens without giving any warning to the user at all. It is for this reason that many clients have approached us and asked for our help in recovering their data because without the relevant firmware in operation the hard drive has in effect become useless.

The drive seems to boot up then freeze!

This is a common symptom that happens as the result of a break in communication between the firmware on the controller board or boot sector and the hard drive. Our data recovery Barrhead engineers can recover data from drives affected in this way and do so using mirror images of the drive as opposed to the physical drive itself; this enables us to achieve a higher rate of success during the recovery process.

If your drive has ceased to function yet and it looks as though firmware may be the issue call us on 0141 4040294 and speak to a member of our data recovery Barrhead team. They will be happy to give you an initial diagnosis of the problem over the telephone as well as a no obligation quote (this may include an additional charge if the drive has suffered mechanical damage) and also explain how our No Fix No Fee guarantee works. If you are happy with what we have told you and you want us to proceed with the recovery process we ask that you send your failing (or failed) drive to us here at our data recovery centre. You can use Royal Mail, courier or deliver it yourself if you live or work locally. We recommend that if using Royal Mail you register or record your delivery.

Once received our data recovery Barrhead engineers will make a definitive diagnosis of the problem and report back. We will do this by email and will list all of the files and folders that can be successfully recovered to a new media for you (if the volume is larger than 30GBs we will ask that you purchase an external storage device from our stocks and our engineers can help you select the best one for the job). If you are happy that we can recover the data you need we ask that you make payment to us by credit or debit card or BACs transfer (you can also use the bank-to-bank Fast Payment system) and on receipt of payment we will recover your data to its new media and return it to you by next day courier. For more information or to book in your faulty drive for recovery, call us today on 0141 4040294. Our telephone lines and data recovery centre are open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (except Christmas Day and Easter).