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Recent Data Recovery reviews in Melbourne

Unbelievable service. Highly recommend

Data Recovery


Can't rate Saurabh highly enough. Went above and beyond to retrieve data from my USB and transfer it onto a hard drive. Very communicative and easy to deal with. Thanks!

Data recovery - USB drive


Great service and communication

I need data recovery services


Awesome Service. Recommend 100%. Will certainly use again.

Data Recovery - Lacie Cloudbox


Excellent work. Satnam did exactly as he said he would, was on time and professional. Highly recommended.

Data recovery from external hard drive


Great and efficient and made himself available on a Sunday.

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What does a file recovery service include?

DIY-ing your data recovery is risky. Accidental overwrites, formatting and further damage to the device makes data recovery especially difficult. (And possibly more expensive.) The first step: get your device in the hands of an IT expert. Here are some of the devices and common problems your data recovery expert can help with:

Hard disk drives (HDD)

Hard drives are prone to physical damage and system errors. Whether it’s an external hard drive or the one inside your computer, the internal moving parts mean over time they wear out and degrade in performance. Hearing clicking or whirring noises? There could be physical damage, so your data recovery expert will use a precision screwdriver to repair the motor and hard drive heads. Seeing error messages or experiencing power problems? A system fault or virus may need fixing. Your techie might first try installing recovery software onto your computer. Or they could remove the actual hard drive from the case or computer and use a SAS/SATA to USB adapter to access and recover your files that way.

USB memory sticks

When your flash drive stops working or isn’t recognised by your computer (even when you’ve given it a wiggle) the problem could be faulty connectors, a bad computer USB port or something more serious like a virus. To recover your files, your data recovery technician will first test the memory stick by plugging it into a different computer or USB port. If this doesn’t work, they may use small screwdrivers and pliers to straighten out the connectors. If the damage isn’t physical, checks are made to identify a reason for corruption. This often involves recovery software, which can also help with deleted file recovery if anything has gone walkabout.

Solid-state drives (SSD)

SSD file recovery isn’t easy, because it relies on electrical components to save and retrieve data. When these go bad, it’s very difficult to recover files. But not impossible. Your data recovery expert will ensure a technology called TRIM isn’t enabled. To do this, they will use special recovery software and commands for SSD devices. If they can’t recover your files this way, your drive is sent to a forensic data recovery lab for further investigation, restoration, and data extraction. Be aware, though - this can be expensive.

Phone and smart devices

Need to retrieve messages, photos, numbers, and videos from your phone’s internal memory? Depending on the type of damage your phone has suffered, it may be salvageable. If your phone still switches on, your IT expert will first try downloading specific apps for data recovery. If this isn’t an option, they’ll plug your phone or device into a computer via USB for further debugging and file extraction.    

Recent Data Recovery tasks in Melbourne

Data Recovery


Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

15th Apr 2024

I'd like to recover data from a 3TB Hard Drive that I had mirrored in an HP N40L Microserver. The drive is still in good condition but I can't access the data as it is not compatable with Windows.

Data recovery


West Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Mar 2024

I have a stack of CD's with photos. I would like to have those photos moved into a harddrive that works with my apple laptop. I also have 3 hard drives with content as well, I think they might be windows formatted, I would like to contents of those hard drives moved into the hard drive as well.

Android data recovery


Melbourne VIC, Australia

3rd Mar 2024

Galaxy S10e screen and phone dead (faulty mainboard), just want to get photos and videos out.

Data recovery - 5tb LaCie Rugged external hard drive


Brunswick VIC, Australia

13th Feb 2024

Had an external hard drive fail. Looking for quotes for data recovery. LaCie Rugged USB-C 5Tb. Happened when I was transferring a large batch of data over. The data is Mac formatted. Located in Brunswick. Thank you!

Portable Hard drive - Data Recovery (2TB). Based in Melbourne


Melbourne VIC, Australia

3rd Feb 2024

Portable Hard drive (2TB) encrypted as a result of plugging into the work laptop. Please assist in recovering the data on the hard drive. - Due date: Flexible

Data recovery


Prahran VIC, Australia

21st Dec 2023

I was phished by a company that I thought was Microsoft. i transferred hem $60 and they used a eu-da-me style product to remotely configure a new driver and then told me that they needed to charge me $500.00 to fix an issue. I realised that it was a scam and disconnected my system - but they must have put something in the start-up routine so I cant boot my system up now. - Due date: Flexible

Really fast and thorough!!

Data recovery for my external hard drive


Melbourne VIC, Australia

15th Dec 2023

My WB passport external hard drive does not show up on my PC and it sometimes makes clicking sound so I suspected that it might be broken. I would like to see if I can recover the data on it and move it elsewhere or fix the device. - Due date: Flexible

Laptop Data Recovery


South Yarra VIC, Australia

27th Nov 2023

Toshiba Notebook A300 from 2009 Screen not working Laptop turns on Need the data extracted from the hard drive ( photos docs movies etc ) Not interested in fixing the laptop top Happy to bring the laptop to you if you’re located in the city Flexible with days and time

Excellent communication, always respond very quickly. Very committed to finish the job. Recovered my laptop data without issue.

Data recovery 2009 Macbook


Flemington VIC, Australia

3rd Nov 2023

Macbook has damaged hard drive (computer repair shop said its damaged), wont boot. Need to recover data - Due date: Flexible

Data recovery off an external hard drive


Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

29th Oct 2023

My Seagate 4TB hard drive is not being detected by my computer and making a beeping like sound. Model SRD00F1 - Due date: Flexible

Data recovery from Hard drive


Coburg VIC 3058, Australia

11th Sep 2023

So I had an issue with Windows and went to reinstall but forgot to disconnect my other internal drives and by mistake Windows was installed on my Hdd that had 2TB OF my personal data. What I done after was download a program called disk drill and it found 600 something GB but they are all jumbled different file names etc etc. I just need someone who knows what they are doing to restore my files as they are important please - Due date: Flexible

Data recovery


Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

4th Sep 2023

I suspect my laptop hard drive has failed. Hoping to recover photographs from it. The laptop turns on however i get a black screen after the windows login screen. It's my dad's laptop (HP TPN-C125 Notebook)and I don't think he is too fussed if it is completely fixable, he just wants the photos from it - Due date: Flexible

Keyvan successfully performed data recovery from my laptop that was failing to log in. He was punctual and had great communication. Thank you.

Macbook Air 2015 SSD Data Recovery


Travancore VIC 3032, Australia

22nd Jun 2023

Flashing Folder error, but was not able to boot into recovery mode after performing Command+R and other ways that was suggested online. Took it to Apple Genius Bar, who were able to perform the Diagnosis which showed that the Storage was showing error, which meant they were not able to help me further. They offered to take the SSD out for me, and advised to get a compatible caddy to try retrieving the data if it is even possible, but I need to find someone who could help do that for me. To retrieve some data stored on this drive. Mainly a few Lightroom Catalogs, and other small files. - Due date: Flexible

Vidhin is truly an IT expert, he was able to do stuff that most others wouldn't even try because of the complexity and the work required, let alone the equipment needed to perform such task. He has it all and a true professional at it. He managed to recover most if not all my data, and went above and beyond by helping to recover other files from other drives which was not even part of the initial ask. Despite the far drive he came to pick up and drop off, including extra round trips in between, even in the cold, in rain as well. He is the one IT buddy that you can depend on and I highly recommend him for not just data recovery, but for whatever other IT problems and advise that you may come across.

Data recovery from ASUS All in One hard drive with failed motherboard.


Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

11th May 2023

Data recovery from hard drive of Asus All In One , model ET2311 i I can bring the computer to you along with hard drive load files on. - Due date: Flexible

Kevin was professional and extremely IT savvy. He exceeded my expectations with his vast knowledge on all things and his ability to complete the job with ease. I highly recommend Kevin. Thank You for a job well done!

Portable Hard Drive Data Recovery


Windsor VIC, Australia

6th Apr 2023

My portable hard drive failed with all my important files on it. I’m looking for a data recovery expert who can recover the files and move them to a new drive. Thanks in advance - Due date: Flexible

Hard disk data recovery


Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

15th Feb 2023

Hard disk is recognising connection to MacBook, but it does not come up in Finder. I can see the light on it go on, can hear the spinning inside it, but my MacBook doesn't show it. It was previously assessed and found that it is "producing read errors from bad sector areas contained within the drive." - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 February 2023

Satnam does thorough work and gives everything to recover as much data as possible. Great work!

Data Recovery


Burnley VIC 3121, Australia

14th Jan 2023

Recover data from an SSD that has just failed. Samsung 870 EVO 1TB 2.5" SSD SATA Internal. Drive doesn't show in the BIOS during boot but it does show as Local Disk in Windows but with no graphic line stating how many GB free. Clicking on it does nothing or gives a PC not responding message. Drive is 1.5 years old. Maybe half full. Don't need everything necessarily but there are a few things I'd like. - Due date: Before Saturday, 21 January 2023

Data recovery from internal drive Mac 5,1


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

3rd Jan 2023

My PC guy tried to recover data but couldn't do it; stated that firmware for the drive was needed. The drive doesn't show on desktop. The drive is: Seagate Constellation 3000GB (info attached) - Due date: Flexible

Data recovery from hard disk


South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

28th Nov 2022

Makes bleeping noise and my laptop wouldn’t recognise the external memory brand seagate.

External Hard Drive Data recovery


Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

I had a Seagate OneTouch external hard drive and through an accident it disconnect while in use by my Lenovo Yoga 720 laptop, and now can't access the files. I have tried connecting to different computers. The Hard drive light works and it makes a connection sound when plugged into a computer. I can see it as a hidden device but that's about it. - Due date: Flexible

Vidhin was very professional and knowledgeable, great communication and provided excellent advice. I am very happy with his service and would highly recommend him.