If you own a computer, chances are you’ve probably had a moment of, “Huh, I thought I saved it right here…” or “Shoot! I didn’t mean to delete that!” Don’t hang your head because you’re not alone – it happens to the best of us!
So what do you do?
Step One: Shut your computer off
The moment you notice something isn’t quite right or a document is missing, power your computer down. There are many potential reasons for missing data; some of them are in the user’s control, and some are not, but the best chance for recovery is to not click around too much after first noticing the issue. In short, the data might still be there, hidden deep in the hard drive where it’s not immediately discoverable. It’s easy to panic at the thought of lost data, but take a few deep breaths and…
Step Two: Bring your computer to Tech Discounts
While we do hope this to be a quick process, the time it takes to possibly recover the data is dependent upon the size of the hard drive and how much data you’re looking to recover.
Pricing: Starting at $99 (but only if data is recovered!)
Data recovery services at Tech Discounts start at $99. This includes up to 16GB of recovered data on a flash drive. While we will do our absolute best to recover any lost data, if we can’t recover it, you don’t pay for it.