Apricorn Aegis Padlock SSD (480GB) Review
“The Apricorn Aegis Padlock SSD (480GB) … is a rugged, compact external solid-state drive (SSD). It’s expensive, but you do get speed in a chassis built like a tank. The case is made of crush-resistant aluminum, so it will survive being tossed into your carry bag, whether you’re on the way to the desert or to your office…”
Have a Broken Hard Drive? Your next steps are critical!
Yes passing out could be an option – but not if you want to keep your business or career out of the ditch! The key to dealing with any hard drive file lost is NOT TO PANIC! There are lots of things you can do first before you let yourself hit the floor.
To avoid permanent data loss, you should follow these very important guidelines:
Data Recovery for the Dangerously Desperate
Okay, you have tried everything you know how to save your dying hard drive but the information on it is just too valuable to risk mucking around with it anymore.
This data is not just a bunch family photos but is private data from your business or from a client – lose it means losing this project, possibly tarnishing your career for years to come.
But should you seek out a professional data recovery service?
Data Recovery Might Not Be That Expensive
By Rory Cain
I could easily fill this page with expletives that have been used when an innocent hard disk gives up the ghost, goes belly up and journeys skyward to hard disk heaven. These words are usually louder and accompanied by banging and (often) whimpering when that crucial backup that was promised was ignored in favour of “getting stuff done”.
“Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. ” ~C.P. Snow
It’s an accepted fact that hard drives are the weakest link in computer technology. The hard disk is where the operating system and all software applications are stored. Because of this, a properly working drive is essential in the operation of any computer. Continue reading