I have a 1.5 y.o. Macbook Air A1466. Today i left it turned on on charger and went to work. Got home and found it hung. Reboot with powerbutton resulted in a question mark of death.
I tried disconnecting all cables, did PRAM reset and tried internet recovery. There's simply no SSD in the disk utility, only a recovery partition. Hardware test showed no errors, but had no single mention of hard drive either. I had no backup (I know).
Is there any way to recover my data? Is this something apple geniuses will be able to help with?
Laptop still under warranty, but Im worried about files on the HD. Are they gone forever?
EDIT: Visited genius bar today - they ran a couple of tests and said that SSD is dead. All other components passed the tests. They recommend I contact a 3rd party data recovery company and agreed to replace the disk under warranty after recovery is done. They won't give me back the faulty disk, but would sell it to me for $545+GST - price of a new working SSD if bought from them. (This is the hard way to learn importance of periodic backups. Easy way - learn from my mistakes).