Recovering data from failed Maxtor One Touch II drive

Vram lamsokvr at
Tue Oct 11 16:49:17 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 18:18 +0200, Bjørn Ingmar Berg wrote:
> On 11/10/05, Tim Vaughan <talltim at> wrote:
> > I own a 100GB Maxtor USB external drive.  It has just failed, only
> > making beeping and clicking sounds when I turn it on

Put it in the refrigerator over nite...

It will then work for about an hour the next day..

Good luck


> The norwegian firm Ibas ( ) will be able to salvage
> all your data.  Or virtually all of it.  Just don't mess with the disk, but
> contact them ASAP.
> Regards,
> Bjørn Ingmar Berg
> (Norwegian; but not affiliated with Ibas.)

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