Recovering data from failed Maxtor One Touch II drive
matt at v8zman.com
Tue Oct 11 17:48:26 UTC 2005
My knocking it suggestion was as a last resort. A light tap wont damage
it either way, but I hit mine pretty hard on the cement to make it work,
and it seemed pretty risky, so I would only do that in a LAST resort.
Tim Vaughan wrote:
>>Put it in the refrigerator over nite...
>>It will then work for about an hour the next day..
>Ok, I sealed the drive up in a plastic bag + loads of tape and then
>put it in a tupperware container in the freezer (to avoid condensation
>problems, if there are any). I'll see whether it behaves tomorrow
>morning. If that doesn't work I'll try knocking it on something hard
>and if THAT doesn't work, I'll investigate cheap data recovery.
>Thanks for all the suggestions,
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ubuntu-users