[OT] Hard drive recovery

David Precious davidp at preshweb.co.uk
Thu Sep 20 13:14:26 BST 2007

Matt S Trout wrote:
 > On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 06:27:48PM +0100, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
 >> A cooleague of mine's hard drive is fried, [...]
 > If you don't find any, there's always
 > (a) the freezer


I did a similar trick once with a hard drive which stopped working and 
was getting very hot; I took it out of the machine (but left it 
connected obviously), and managed to copy off all the data whilst 
mopping the drive with a cold wet (but not too wet) flannel to keep it cool.


Dave P


David Precious

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