Getting the process started.

How it works

  • 005-search
    01. Get a quote through our online system (click here)
  • 001-signs
    02. We’ll pay for shipping to us (USA only), you pay return.
  • 001-wrench
    03. Receive your data back on a working device.


Here are some of the sounds you really don’t want to hear your hard drive making. These are tell tale signs that you may have some difficulties trying to recover hard drive data in your case.

Additionally this is going to result in a hard drive not detected by your computer. It has mechanical issues and should be immediately turned OFF and sent to a professional data recovery company that has a clean room recovery unit. Start Up Click

Repeating Clicks


Bump Bump Bump

Stuck Head

SERT Data Recovery specializes in RAID array recoveries, specifically RAID 5 arrays, External drive recovery, USB FLASH and NAND chip off recoveries, as well as clean room recovery. We guarantee to have the lowest prices in the nation, please call for a free phone consultation.


Do you have a question or an audio that you would like to contribute?

2 thoughts on “Mechanical Failure Sounds”

  1. Having covered the ‘deleted data section of data recovery is all good and well, but what happens if your drive is not even being detected by your machine?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About SERT Data Recovery

Please start here with an online quote as we will need to know all the details you would put in this form.

To leave feedback about your experience click here to leave a Google Review

To see what our clients think click here for Client Feedback

SERT was formed to fill the gap in the availability of reliable, affordable, and friendly professional data recovery services.

After over 7 years in the business, SERT has been mentioned in numerous top ten lists of data recovery companies in the United States.

We appreciate the trust and investment our client's put into our engineers and company, and ultimately helping you get your data back!