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Data Recovery

Why do so few people and small businesses perform backups?

Dave’s Computer Repair Blog – Why do so few people and small businesses perform backups? Data recovery is a time consuming and often expensive business. Considering data loss is (mostly) avoidable, we here at Dave’s Computers are often left wondering why so many people don’t perform backups of their valuable data. We can understand individuals […]

Dave’s Computer Repair Blog – How to securely delete files from your hard drive As well as helping the good people of Hillsborough with their data recovery needs, we also advise on IT security. One of the things you quickly realize when dealing with computers is that data is rarely gone from a drive. More […]

Dave’s Computer Repair Blog – Do you really need to backup your data? I was asked this question last week and it got me thinking. A client came into the store and asked about data recovery and how effective it was. We discussed hard drive reliability, MTBF (mean time before failure) and a range of […]

Dave’s Computer Repair Blog – Securely deleting files from a solid state drive You may remember back in a previous data recovery post ‘How to securely delete files from your hard drive’, I mentioned that SSDs (Solid State Drives) work differently to platter-based hard drives and that the usual techniques of wiping data do not […]

Data loss – whether it be business or personal – can happen at the most inconvenient time in the most unexpected way. Your computer suddenly crashes when a virus sneaks its way in even though you thought you were protected. Maybe your hard drive fails. Hard drives do not have an infinite lifespan and can […]