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Trusted and Affordable External Hard Drive Recovery Center

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    Trusted and Affordable External Hard Drive Recovery Center

    Hello,

    I recently broke my external hdd, and I wanted to know where is the most trusted file recovery center here in HK, and hopefully they charge at a reasonable price. From my research, the "legit" ones are charging me 4500-5000 HKD for the recovery, while there are some people in Wan Chai who will charge me 2000 - 2500 HKD for it. Is it safe to trust them? I really need some thoughts on this. Thanks in advance!


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    Does it need recovery?
    I.e has it stopped spinning? If it's still spinning then it probably just needs opening up and put in a new hdd case which is only a few hundred dollars


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    A lot of them just tell me it needs recovery, so is there a way for it to be repaired? The damage is caused by dropping then I heard the clicking noises.


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    Also, now would be a good time to learn about features of the modern world like 'backups'...

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    Yes it's possible
    If it's clicking it might of fallen off the mount that's all.
    As I mentioned it might just need a new enclosure and remount it.

    You won't know for sure till it's opened up


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    Do you know a place in HK that does hdd repairs? Mine is a Seagate brand


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    Any computer repair shop can do it.
    It's just a simple job of removing the screws and putting it in a new case.

    anybody can do it


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    okay i might try the wan chai stores again then, hopefully they won't rip me off, thanks for your help!