Feb 01, 2017

Laptop Hard Drive Repairs

Hard drive failure is among the most common, yet most devastating computer problems. It can lead to data loss, error messages and further mechanical damage if not repaired as soon as possible. That is where Creative IT can help: by carefully diagnosing the issue and carrying out an efficient and professional hard drive repair, upgrade or replacement depending on the extent of the fault and necessary action required. Rest assured, with our years of hands on experience and expert training we will have your laptop back and running in a timely and convenient manner.

Types of Hard Drive Failure

There are several variants of hard drive failure, all of which the team at Creative IT are qualified in dealing with. These include:

  • Firmware malfunction
  • Electronic failure
  • Virus, malware and spyware attacks
  • Logical corruption
  • Mechanical failure

If any of these have occurred with your laptop then it may be experiencing symptoms such as:

  • HDD has stopped operating or is suffering from read/write errors
  • No or slow hard drive access
  • Knocking or buzzing noises
  • Malfunctioned file system or boot record
  • Irretrievable master boot record (MBR)
  • Bad sectors on the hard disk or hard drive controller
  • Faulty motor has caused the drive to stop spinning
  • Corruption of the read arm or heads
  • Failure of the file structures, partitions or operating system
  • Printed circuit board (PCB) failure
  • Hard drive platter faults
  • Blue screen of death or other error messages
  • Laptop keeps crashing, freezing or continuing to reboot
  • Hard drive is generating heat
  • Physical damage
  • Error messages appearing after start up or boot, such as imminent hard disk failure or SMART Media Test

When faced with such problems, the last thing you need to do is panic. Instead you can take advantage of the friendly customer service provided by the team at Creative IT. Extra information here at laptopstandboss. We strive to provide correct quotes, affordable services and quick yet competent repairs… all with a welcoming smile!

Flexible Options for Laptop Users

Our hard drive repair, upgrade and replacement service are provided at our office in Aix and we offer the option of a walk-in service between 9am to 6pm, Monday to friday for customers in the area. We may even be able to repair your hard drive or recover your data as you wait! However, if you are unable to visit the Creative IT centre in person then we also conveniently provide all customers with an organised collection service or the opportunity to have you send your Laptop it in to us. We can arrange for fast and reliable postal and courier services.