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Can I Recover Information from a Damaged Recording Media?

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Yes, you can still recover data stored on a damaged recording media, as long as the files have not been written over. The severity or type of damage your recording media sustained is a main factor on the success rate of data recovery. Below are examples of recording media available:

  • Tapes (VHS, Microcassette, Audio)
  • Compact Discs (CD)
  • DVDs
  • Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) media
  • Flash media (such as Memory Stick® media or Micro Vault® storage devices)

Companies like Sony Media Services or DriveSavers® Data Recovery offer professional data recovery services. For more information and pricing, visit the Sony Media Services website or the DriveSavers Data Recovery website.