Bad hard drive. Lost data?
christer.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 18:10:35 MST 2006
On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 16:50 -0800, Gary Thornock wrote:
> You might have some luck running Spinrite. I'd call it worth a try,
> anyway. If that doesn't work, though, I've never dealt with any
> local data recovery services, and the one I do know about that's
> not local is very expensive.
I've had some good success with SpinRite in the past. It recovered the
data long enough to retrieve it & put it on removable media, but the
drive itself was long-term toasted.
If you can get it to spin up enough for SpinRite to look, it might work.
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