Computer hard drives from time to time. We understand that this can be very stressful. Depending on the type of failure depends on how long it can take to repair. We can quickly diagnose your hard drive failure and get your computer repaired quickly. We don't recommend that you try to repair your hard drive on your own.

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With almost every component in your computer, you’ll see warning signs of a part going bad and in need of replacement. The hard drive is not an exception. Below are some signs that you can look for prior to complete hard drive failure

  1. Computer freezing: A computer freezing is a common occurrence, and it’s almost always solved by a quick reboot. However, if you find that it’s becoming more and more frequent, your hard drive could be on its last leg.
  2. Corrupted data: If you’ve downloaded and installed files without any issues, but files have become corrupted, it’s possible that your hard drive is experiencing a failure.
  3. Bad sectors: A sector on a hard drive stores a certain amount of data accessible by the user. There are two types of sectors, a hard and soft sector. In most cases, Windows is able to repair a soft bad sector, as it’s almost always related to a software issue. Formatting the drive will almost always fix this. But, if it’s a physical bad sector, this indicates physical damage, which can not be repaired.
  4. Odd Sounds: If your hard drive is making sounds that you aren’t familiar with, this could also be bad news, particularly if it’s a grinding or screeching noise.
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