May 14th, 2006


file retrieval

Spent all day long yesterday trying to help a friend retrieve some files off a "dead" hard drive. It was dead as in "Doesn't boot Windows anymore" and "occasionally has bad sectors when you try to read a file".

I am now realizing I went about it all wrong. Lessons learned include:
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Anyway, bottom line, main lesson to learn: don't copy over the net when you can just transplant the hard drive.