Data Back Up and Transfer

Losing your data and files because of a simple computer malfunction or a hard disk crash can be quite frustrating.  One might permanently lose family photos, music collections or financial data. Data Back Up and Transfer is a good way of preventing this. Trust our technicians at Computer Repairs North Lakes to back up your data.

Even if your computer is damaged beyond repair, there might still be chance for data recovery. All the valuable files can still be retrieved from your hard drive including those family photographs. If the hard drive in your failed computer is stable and functioning, we can enclosure the hard drive from your failed machine into portable hard drive can still be used by you effectively. If your hard disk is unstable or badly damaged, our technicians will attempt to retrieve your data. Then transfer them for you onto your new computer or an external hard disk.

Data Backup and Transfer North Lakes

Data Backup on Failing Hard Drives

If you suspect that your hard drive is starting to fail, we strongly suggest to take a backup of files to avoid a data loss catastrophe. The process of data back up depends on how damaged your hard drive is and whether we can successfully retrieve your data from it. For service such as this, you will be required to bring your computer to our office at Computer Repairs North Lakes

Backup Image of Hard Drive

We can make a backup of the whole image of your computer’s hard-drive. This way we can transfer everything into a new storage, leaving your computer files exactly the same as they were. Hard-drive replacement and data transfer service is cost-effective for us. We can save personal time by multi-tasking, thus reducing the fee from the time consuming data copying process.

Encrypted Data Backups

It is also possible for us at Computer Repair North Lakes to provide you an extra layer of protection. We can encrypt your backed up files on any portable or fixed storage.

Mobile Device Backup with iTunes

Often, iTunes requests a backup of your iPhone and other Apple mobile devices. You can tell this is happening when you notice the iTunes status window (located at the top of the iTunes window) saying “Backing up your device”. This process copies all of your device’s data from all applications (such as SMS app, Address Book app, Visual Voicemail etc.) on your local computer HDD. If you ever need to restore your device, the backup data from this process is what is used.

Tips on Data Backup

Keeping a backup of your data should become a regular part of your computer or laptop maintenance routine. This way you can avoid having to recover deleted files or corrupted data To help save you lots of time and frustration, we at Computer Repair North Lakes will strongly recommend that you take the precaution of backing up your data and settings regularly.


It is best to create data backup on removable media (USB, CD, Memory Card, Network Location or External Hard Disk). Alternatively, we can help you set up an online storage or cloud backup for you, keeping you in control of all your files and important documents. Cloud storage is a very convenient and affordable tool.

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