Sure, businesses can lose money and maybe even jeopardize future earnings when hard drives fail in their computers. However, regular folks have important data on their hard drives too. Think of all those pictures of friends and families and important days like birthdays and holidays. What about all those moments caught on video that were stored on a hard drive that failed? Companies that do data recovery, such as Alba Data Recovery, can help no matter if it is a business computer or grandma’s old desktop computer.
People have important records on their computers from tax returns to important letters they have made on a word processor. And the one thing people just do not do is make backups of their hard drives on a regular basis. Most businesses with important data have hard drive RAID systems that duplicate drives. If one fails, there are two or three or more copies of the same information. Storing data in the cloud is another option. Still, even though options are available to prevent data loss, people rely and trust hard drives so much that they just do not have any redundancy set up to protect their data. Continue reading →