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A possible way of getting data off a dying hard disk
Authored by: nickvisic on Nov 01, '06 12:46:35PM

i have another CRAZY idea. this is what i do, and it works 100% of the time:

are you ready?

man, your gonna think i'm nuts!!!

do a FULL backup of the internal drive to another EXTERNAL drive. oh yeah, and do it REGULARLY!!!

crazy, huh? it AMAZES me to no end that people don't backup to an external hard drive. for less than $100 and using some software (superduper! being the best), you can eliminate A LOT of prayer and anger!!!! trust me, i've dropped my laptop and damaged my hard drive (also known as "concrete contamination!") and didn't have to do any crazy stuff! just send back the damaged hard drive and re-mirrored back!

chance favors the prepared mind!

later,
nick



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