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Solid State Drives are a matter of hot subject in recent days, as more and more computer manufacturers and users are beginning to employ SSD drives on their computers. Some users use hard disk drives as the main storage device, whereas many users have switched on to SSD as their main storage. When compared to hard drives, SSDs make the computers considerably faster since they have no mechanical parts unlike hard disk drives, which have spinning platters with read/write head moving above it.

In spite of making the performance of computers faster, still SSDs have some limitations or in other words disadvantages. One of the most common issues users are facing is failure of SSDs. When your Solid State Drives fails, generally you lose access to your files stored in it. All in sudden SSDs usually fails due to severe corruption to the drive. Now, let us know what causes SSD failure

SSD drives have been known to fail, often quite suddenly even though they are reliable. There are many causes that can cause Solid State Drive failure. Few common causes behind SSD failure are

  • Physical faults with SSD such as simple shoddy workmanship in the soldered parts, which causes connections to break or become oxidized. Faulty components in SSD itself may lead to electronic failures in the drive that in turn causes malfunctioning of the drive
  • Data file corruption within the SSD may cause segments of the drive to fail, which in turn leads to loss of data. This may include bad sectors, corruption or damage from viruses and corruption of data files
  • Upgrades of Firmware can sometimes fail leading the drive to stop working, and it is quite rare

The symptoms of failing Solid State Drives are listed below, which makes you aware that your SSD is going to fail and insists that it is the time to backup all your essential files  

  • Slow data transfer rates
  • Corrupted data files
  • Increase in the number of bad sectors
  • Strange noises

If you are experiencing these symptoms, then it is an indication that your SSD is failing, and so it is recommended to backup all your crucial files in such stages. In case, if you have neglected or ignored to take data backup and if you are unable to access the files from failed SSD, then don’t worry! Remo Recover software will help you in recovering your data back from failed SSD with utmost ease. Meanwhile, one can also take the advantage of this tool for recovering data from damaged SSD drive, crashed drive, and frozen SSD drive. It supports recovery of more than 300 types of files on all major versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows 2003 and 2008, Windows 2000.