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the Price of Data Recovery Services

Price 
Location 
Submitted by  
Description
$ 300
Nov 2007
Portage, MI
Transferring data from old to new harddrive  more... close row
$ 1500
Jul 2007
Scottsdale, AZ
Data recovery after virus infection  more... close row
$ 200
Apr 2008
Pennsauken, New Jersey
The extraction of hard drive information off a computer  more... close row
$ 70
Feb 2007
LA, California
Multi-format data recovery  more... close row
$ 150
Nov 2007
Troy, Michigan
Data recovery from computer that died  more... close row
$ 150
Jan 2008
Claremont, CA
Backing up your hard drive saves recovery cost  more... close row

Description of service

When my laptop crashed, I arranged for a friend to recover my hard drive data. I myself am quite proficient at using a computer, but this was beyond my expertise as it wouldn't even boot with the Windows XP disk.


Review of Service

The person was successful in recovering all my data. The service was performed during a one month period (but actually only took a couple of days). I was very happy with the result, because the person presented me with a DVD containing all my folders and files that I feared were gone forever! The person also expressed a willingness to help me in the future, and to offset some of the cost of the service I gave the person my old laptop since I purchased a new one in the interim. (It would have cost more like $250 if I had not made this arrangement.)


Tips

Always back up your hard drive! Don't do it tomorrow - do it right now. You will thank yourself later. But if you do need recovery services, find somebody you can trust, and be prepared to pay at least $100, because it can often take significant time and resources to successfully recover a crashed hard drive.


$ 320
Dec 2007
East Lansing, Michigan
File recovery saved law school student  more... close row
$ 58
Jul 2006
La Crosse, WI
Data recovery from laptop  more... close row
$ 130
Mar 2008
Lady Lake, florida
Data recovery and reformatting disk  more... close row
$ 800
Dec 2007
San Diego, CA
Hard drive recovery  more... close row