[OT] Hard drive recovery

Lyle - CosmicPerl.com perl at cosmicperl.com
Fri Sep 28 13:19:41 BST 2007

Last time I had a hard disk mess up I used HDD Regenerator software and 
it works like normal again now... It's got a free trial that'll tell you 
if it can help or not.


David Precious wrote:
> 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
> <delurk>
> 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.
> Cheers
> Dave P
> </delurk>

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