Data loss usually takes place due to hard disk failures. Techchef has noted that more than 70% of data recovery assignments are usually linked to HDD failures. This is commonly observed in case of individual and corporate clients and there could be a plethora of reasons behind the same. This may happen in situations where there is continuous storage of data and frequent usage of computers. There may be other aspects like data density increases or even the number of platters. 60% of failures of the hard disk reportedly take place on account of mechanical issues while 40% of these issues reportedly take place due to human errors or sheer misuse.