[olug] Help data recovery

Eric Lusk wyrmzr72 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 11 19:32:06 UTC 2010

It depends a lot on how hard the drive crashed; if it still spins, there's a 
better chance to get the data back than if it quit powering on completely.  
Sometimes data recovery is no more than plugging a drive into a SATA/IDE to USB 
adapter and copying/pasting.  Other times it's swapping circuit boards from a 
new drive to the dead one.  If it's not spinning at all, then a clean room 
becomes a certainty.
I can recover data short of one that would need a clean room, but I'm in Sioux 
City at this point.

 I ran the Harry Potter books through a spell checker; none of those spells 
should work.

----- Original Message ----
From: Mark Fischer <farkmischer at gmail.com>
To: olug at olug.org
Sent: Thu, November 11, 2010 1:07:54 PM
Subject: [olug] Help data recovery

A friend of mine has experienced what I think is a hard drive crash with no
backup.  Since he is in omaha and I am not he was asking me where to have it
checked and the data recovered.  Since I live in lincoln I really don't know
any of the omaha companies.  Anyone have any recommendations?  He got a
quote from a company that I can't remember the name of now for 500 to 1000
dollars.  Are any of those send away companies any good.  Thanks for your
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