Almost everyone who uses a PC stores valuable data on hard drive or other data storage device. Whether you use your PC for keeping personal accounts, contact details or important information or whether you are a business user and keep vital business information, contact details and company data on your PC risk of data loss is a big risk and could prove very costly in long run.
With true data loss, your only hope of recovery is a data backup, and without one there is no way back. If you have company data on your home PC, data that is vital to operation of a company or effective servicing of a customer data loss will inevitably lose you or your company money. It looks unprofessional, if you donít have a backup and inevitably leads to loss of not only money but clients as well. It can even land you in court facing a lawsuit.
What is data loss?
Data loss is loss of data stored on your hard drive or other data storage device. It can occur because one or more of many different reasons and can be recoverable or, in worst-case scenario, completely unrecoverable. It is a very real problem that we must try to combat in order to successfully run our business or maintain our home computers.
The most usual reasons for data loss are down to poor use and manufacturing defaults. While latter may not be your own fault, there is little solace to be found in that when you lose last 12 months of work from your hard drive.
Poor use or misuse of hard drive.
Many modern hard drives are not only versatile but durable as well, however, this doesnít completely alleviate danger of data loss. Spilt liquids, vibration or collision can result in damage of hard drive itself or even in one of components of hard drive. This will inevitably lead to some loss of data
Manufacturing defects of your hard drive.
Even most careful of user may find they have problems with their hard drive, or any part of their PC for that matter. Sometimes we simply canít avoid it. Statistically, 1 or 2 bad hard drives are found in hundreds of rigorously tested devices shipped by manufacturers. Defects in any part of your PC can manifest themselves immediately or they may only come to fore after months and months of heavy usage. Either way, it is quite often possible to recover part or even all of lost data.