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Hard Drive Clicking Away? Is it Time for Clean Room Recovery?

Modern storage devices, especially hard drives are extremely sensitive to dust particles, and cases involving opening the casing must be done in a clean room environment. Data is stored on the platters, with high recording density.


RAID? Like Roaches? Did the raoches trash your RAID array?

Do not attempt to repair or rebuild your RAID system yourself. If done wrong, you will damage your data permanently, and cause it to become unrecoverable. Shut down your system, turn all the hard drives off. Do this as soon as you notice or hear noises that are unusual.Carefully note the disk bay number they’re remove from (you can label them appropriately e.g Disk 0, 1, 2, 4).