Top 5 Causes of Hard Drive Failure

Technology’s given us some amazing tools to tinker with, but sometimes those tools fail. Maybe your car won’t start while trying to leave for work or your game console freezes after spending two hours reaching that final boss – it happens. As reliable as your hard drive may be, it can fail. In ...

Top 5 Causes of Hard Drive Failure

Sometimes, technology fails us. My phone will often reboot itself for no reason whatsoever. I won’t rule out it having a mind of its own. According to the infographic below, the same could be said for hard drives.  The graphic gives some interesting stats on hard drive crashes vs. hardware ...

Friends don’t let friends freeze their hard drives!

Guest Post by Jesse Jones – Seagate Recovery Services Seriously, I’ve heard it a million times (cringe), “my hard drive stopped working so I threw it in the freezer for a couple hours”… I can understand how this terrible idea has spun out of control in a bad version of telephone. Someone ...

What should you do when your external hard drive stops working?

Guest post by Jesse Jones, Case Manager, Seagate Recovery Services “Back up a minute (no pun intended)! You mean my external hard drive may fail?” Hard drives are a phenomenally fast, efficient way to easily access huge amounts of data, and although they’re very reliable compared with many ...