PCS Data Recovery -

The Personal Computer Specialist is an industry leader in the world of
data recovery, offering fast, convenient and cost-effective solutions to
recover data for clients who
have experienced data loss.  Our certified
engineers have developed comprehensive protocols to meet virtually
any file recovery, hard drive recovery or disk recovery need.

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Basic Repairs.............................. 89.00
Virus Removal ......................... 169.00
Panda AV Installed .....................59.00
Data Recovery ......................... 199.00

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Join our family of satisfied customers that trust The Personal Computer Specialist to recover hard drive
data and restore seemingly unrecoverable hard drive files. Lost data can usually be recovered immediately.
Hard Drive Recovery
  • Any interface: (IDE, EIDE), Serial ATA (SATA), SCSI, SAS, and Fibre Channel;
  • Any combination of drives: single hard drive or multiple RAID drives; and
  • Any make, model or brand
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Why Do Hard Drives Lose Data?

 The Personal Computer Specialist's engineers classify hard drive data loss in two categories:

Logical failure -- the hard drive is in working order but some files or data cannot be accessed for logical reasons such as a lost partition or accidental reformatting; and 

Mechanical failure -- the hard drive is not functioning. The most common causes are head crashes and motor failures.

The Personal Computer Specialist's engineers use cutting edge hard drive recovery tools and proprietary processes and best practices to ensure the most favorable outcome.

Hard drive data recovery and file recovery involves more than just replacing parts. The Personal Computer Specialist's engineers use cutting-edge recovery tools and proprietary processes to ensure the most successful outcome – the result of continual investment in R&D and more than 20 years of experience. Sample professional tools and techniques include:

Cleanroom Environment: Hard disk recoveries related to mechanical failure are performed in dust-free cleanroom environments where they are carefully dismounted, examined and processed

Drive Imaging: Damaged or failed hard drives are imaged to a working environment, providing the most complete data recovery possible

Proprietary Tools: When there is physical media damage, The Personal Computer Specialist's tools can read around the damaged area.

Desktop  - Laptop Recovery

Desktop Recovery Services

Our hardware, software and system engineers, along with dedicated customer service and data
recovery specialists, provide world-leading service for desktop and PC file recovery customers.
PCS offers multiple data recovery service options for recovering lost or inaccessible data from desktops. 

Laptop Recovery Services
Laptops are particularly susceptible to physical damage as well as problems that affect data integrity or result in data loss – especially because of their portability. Warranty and Out of Warranty repairs Warranty by factory trained technicians.  Maintenance contracts and Worry Free Service Level Agreements are available.

Operating System Recovery
The Personal Computer Specialist has cutting-edge data recovery tools and processes to retrieve inaccessible files for all types of operating system environments.

Server Recovery & Network Storage
Recovering lost server data and experiencing extended downtime to retrieve server files and restore network information can cost organizations thousands or even millions of dollars.

PCS engineers recover lost data from file servers, restore application servers, retrieve lost Web server data, recover virtual server data and any direct-attached RAID, network attached storage, and very large SAN (storage area network) systems. We have a proven track record for saving businesses from failure due to server crashes and data loss.

RAID Recovery
The Personal Computer Specialist engineers are is able to provide unmatched resources and proprietary technology to offer full RAID data recovery services, which many data recovery providers cannot offer.

RAID Recovery Services

With more than 20 years of data recovery experience and nearly 200 PCS Data Recovery engineers worldwide, PCS has the capacity and technical expertise required to solve complex, technically challenging RAID recoveries.

PCS Data Recovery services use advanced data recovery tools and techniques to repair, recover and rebuild inaccessible data from all types of RAID systems and situations such as:

  • Any RAID level, RAID controller or RAID architecture
  • Any hard drive type, make or model
  • All causes of data loss -- from simple to the most complex and catastrophic data loss situations, including data loss resulting from human error, natural disasters, power loss or surge, logical or mechanical failures and viruses.

Specialized Recovery Services

Database Database Recovery
PCS Engineers offer world-leading solutions for database recovery, including recovery of Microsoft® SQL Server® databases, restoring Oracle databases, Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server databases and more.
Database Recovery.

Database Recovery - Causes of Database Data Loss

Hardware damage: Database data loss occurs at the storage device level such as hard disk, SAN or RAID

File system damage: Controlled by the operating system, the database file system stores and organizes system and user files

Individual file damage: File recovery may be needed as data loss can occur within the file itself if the internal structure is corrupt

E-mail Recovery

PCS offers data recovery services for retrieving lost, damaged or deleted e-mail files from virtually any e-mail system. Our in-house development team has the most advanced tools and techniques to restore, retrieve and recover e-mail files. PCS solutions to recover e-mail include the industry’s most complete data recovery services  Use PCS Data Recovery services to recover deleted e-mail following virtually any type of data loss scenario but especially when:

  • Recovering highly valuable or sensitive data
  • Recovering e-mail following an Exchange Server crash, hard drive failure or other mechanical system problem.

Digital Photo Recovery
Just as quickly as photos are captured, they can be gone in an instant. Thousands of professional photographers and digital camera users trust PCS Data Recovery services for their digital photo recovery and image recovery needs.
digital cameras, computer hard drives, mobile phones, USB drives or other storage media. PCS Data Recovery services can also recover deleted photos, lost photos and images from a variety of data loss situations, including:

Flash Drive Recovery
The portability of Flash-based storage solutions has made it a popular choice for anyone using a mobile device, from digital cameras to MP3 players.

It has also introduced new challenges in data recovery. For more than 20 years, The PCS has been analyzing data structures, performing cleanroom recoveries and continuously investing in research and development.
Leveraging all of that experience, The Personal Computer Specialist Data Recovery services can successfully recover data from Flash storage devices.

Step 1:

Free Phone Consultation

  • Assess data loss to determine best,
    most cost effective solution and
    pricing options.

  • Provide data recovery service
    method and service level options
  • Review pricing options including
    fixed, nominal evaluation fee
    and price range for data recovery

  • Deliver service agreement form
    detailing service and pricing options

  • Next, you decide if you’d like to
    proceed with pre-recovery evaluation
    based on the consultation

  • Upon receipt of the signed service
    agreement, The Personal Computer
    Specialist roll Engineers begin the pre-
    recovery evaluation.

Step 2: Evaluation

The Personal Computer Specialist provides you with comprehensive evaluation results before you decide to proceed with your data recovery. This transparent process enables you to make an informed decision and includes:

Report of evaluation results in as little as six hours and typically within 24-48 hours depending on the selected service level

Step 3: Data Recovery

Following the initial consultation and evaluation, The Personal Computer Specialist identifies the specific data recovery software, file recovery software, and/or RAID data recovery software required to meet your need.  Upon receipt of the signed service authorization form, engineers perform repairs and recover data using over 120 proprietary tools. Throughout the process, you can track recovery progress, status and ongoing details using the The Personal Computer Specialist Online secure information center.  

Step 4: Project Completion

Once the recovery is complete, The Personal Computer Specialist provides the following:

Delivery of recovered data on your media of choice (external hard drive, USB hard drive, DVD, tape, etc.)

The timely return of recovered data based on the selected method and service level

Simple instructions on how to access and re-install recovered data

World-class customer service and technical support staff available for assistance


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