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Author Topic: Crashed HDD :)  (Read 2447 times)

Renegade

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Crashed HDD :)
« on: March 13, 2008, 07:31:16 PM »
Oh, you're gonna love this crashed hard disk! :D
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Re: Crashed HDD :)
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2008, 08:01:54 PM »
 :o

I particularly like this comment:

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did you dip that HDD in cow urine?

and this one, obviously for f0dder:

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.... so I slapped everything back together, fired up Spinrite in Level 2. Three hours later, the computer booted and all data was recovered!

For anyone reading this comment first, go look at the pictures. Really, quite amazing...
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« Last Edit: March 13, 2008, 08:04:12 PM by Darwin »

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Re: Crashed HDD :)
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2008, 08:54:46 PM »
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.... so I slapped everything back together, fired up Spinrite in Level 2. Three hours later, the computer booted and all data was recovered!

For anyone reading this comment first, go look at the pictures. Really, quite amazing...

Hhahahaha ,as if :-* :-* :-*

That's a seriously smashed drive... do the later comments say anything about what happened? The fireballs have done nasty stuff, but usually it's the controller chip overheating and melting/exploding (yes, literally fireball).
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Re: Crashed HDD :)
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2008, 05:05:55 AM »
looked more like some extra hard drive shavings were made polishing the bad sectors with the drive head ;)