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Old 05-03-2006, 08:51 AM   #1
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Hard Disk OverHeated Badly Needed File Recovery


Hi guys my hard disk has overheated and i have a big heck of a problem my important files is in there and i have no backup so whatever

Is it possible that i can still recover my files or im just waiting here for a false hope

80 gig

western digital

wd800jb-00eta0

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Old 05-03-2006, 09:23 AM   #2
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definately a fasle hope if the hard drive is physically broken....

if it will spin up then you might be able to recover something....
 
Old 05-03-2006, 09:40 AM   #3
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Put it in a sealed plastic bag and put it in your fridge for a while.

Quickly take it out and plug it in and fire it up, hopefully you'll have enough time to use knoppix to recover the files before it warms up and begins to fail again.

Unless as satinet says is physically broken.
 
Old 05-03-2006, 09:43 AM   #4
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i've also just had the notion of using a cooling brick, you know the ones in cool boxes, sitting on top of it while it's running... :-D

anyway, i think you'll find that if it got hot enough to stop working, that it is totally borked, so to speak.......
 
Old 05-03-2006, 11:24 AM   #5
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my hard disk really heat up quickly even i put a fan on it.

ok ill try this tomorrow thanks
 
Old 09-11-2006, 05:51 AM   #6
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:12 AM   #7
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Quote:
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Hi guys my hard disk has overheated and i have a big heck of a problem my important files is in there and i have no backup so whatever
That forms a contradictio-in-terminus.

As you don't have backups, the files were obviously not important.

And indeed, shop around for a professional data recovery company if the cooling tips don't work.
 
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