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Laptop Hard Drive Repair / Replacement

Hard drive failure is one of the most regular laptop computer hardware glitches and at Europe we are faced with a number of problems related to laptop hard drives on a daily basis. So you can be certain that our expert staff of technicians and data recovery specialists can assess the data on your hard disk drive for possible issues and repair, upgrade or replace the hard drive accordingly.

Hard drive failure can result from:Laptop Hard Drive Repair

  • Firmware corruption
  • Electronic failure (the hard drive will be dead and will not start up)
  • Virus and spyware attacks (often causing laptop slowdowns)
  • Logical corruption
  • Mechanical failure (the hard drive will make an unusual ticking or knocking sound)

Regardless of the source of the problem, the sound experience and facilities provided by Creative IT Europe allow standard and express hard drive repair, upgrade and replacement services for all laptop models including: Toshiba, Apple, Dell, Asus, IBM, HP, Siemens, Gateway, Lenovo, Sony, Acer, Alienware, Fujitsu, Sager, Panasonic, Packard Bell, Advent, Compaq and eMachines.

Customers may need their hard drive repaired, upgraded or replaced in any of the following cases:

  • Wrong disk drive size or drive capacity
  • HDD is not operating or has read/write errors
  • No or slow hard drive access
  • A piercing or buzzing noise arises
  • Corrupted file system or boot record
  • Lost master boot record (MBR)
  • Bad sectors on the hard disk or bad hard drive controller
  • Defective motor is preventing the drive from spinning
  • Damage to the read arm or heads
  • Corrupted file structures, partitions or operating system
  • Printed circuit board (PCB) malfunction
  • Hard drive platter damage
  • Blue screen of death (BSoD)
  • Laptop keeps crashing, will not turn on, freezes or continues to reboot
  • Liquid damaged hard drive
  • Generation of heat in hard drive
  • User damaged hard drive (ie. dropped laptop)
  • Error messages appearing after start up or boot, such as imminent hard disk failure or SMART Media Test

Hard drive repair, upgrade or replacement services are offered by Creative IT Europe throughout the whole of Europe including the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Holland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Eastern Europe. We also provide a useful bilingual service in French and English.

Regardless of where you are located, there are several different routes for customers to get their hard drives repaired, upgraded or replaced swiftly and conveniently. London is the repair centre for Northern Europe enquiries whereas Aix is the base for Southern Europe enquiries. These two Creative IT Europe repair offices are open from 9am to 6pm, Monday to friday and provide a walk-in service for customers in the area. However, for those in other countries throughout Europe there is the option to organise collection of faulty laptops or otherwise customer may send it to us. We strive to use fast and dependable postal and courier services (DHL, UPS).

Creative IT Europe strives to provide a quick yet professional hard drive repair, upgrade and replacement service. Please feel free to send us an email to info@creativeiteurope.com or give us a call on (+33) 4 42 59 22 91 during our office hours.


Your computer is delivered to us, either by an organised collection or by dropping it in
Our team of expert computer repair engineers will diagnose the problem and get working
Your computer is returned to you, either by an organised delivery or by collection
Same day laptop repair

(only by appointment)

{ email } info@creativeiteurope.com

5 rue Charles Duchesne
BP 70031
Le Tertia II, 3ème étage
13791 Aix en Provence Cedex 3

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