Western Digital WD5000AAKS Data Recovery

We perform hard drive recovery for the Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB SATA-300 Internal 7200RPM 16MB Hard Drive – WD5000AAKS (Replaced WD5000KS). See our up-to-date prices on our home page.

Western Digital WD5000AAKS Data Recovery | Tierra Data Recovery

Western Digital WD5000AAKS

Issues Specific to Western Digital WD5000AAKS

There are no data recovery issues specific to Western Digital WD5000AAKS, but check below for anyproblems unique to Western Digital and faults that can appear on all mechanical hard drives. Users rated this hard drive at 4.5 marks out of 5.

Typical Western Digital Hard Drive Issues

Western Digital have shipped a vast volume of hard drives, which are typically extremely reliable. All hard drives will fail at some point, whether by wear and tear, accidental damage, or some systematic issue due to unique or family-wide errors in firmware or hard drive assembly.

Western Digital drives generally fail due to issues common to all hard drives:

Issues Common to All Hard Drives

All hard drives with platters are prone to the following problems:

  • damaged read-heads
  • weakly magnetised or damaged sectors
  • platter-gouging
  • spindle failure
  • PCB damage
  • firmware corruption
  • component damage from overheating

About Western Digital

Western Digital Corporation (often abbreviated to WD) is the world’s second largest hard disk drive manufacturer, after Seagate. It has a long background in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and thenas a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips. You can visit Western Digital’s support and warranty page here, but be warned: their warranty does not include data recovery.

How to Get Started with WD5000AAKS Data Recovery

Complete the Contact Form, or email us at [email protected] or call now on 0800 999 4447 or .

More Questions?

See our FAQ or email your question to us.