My Hard Drive Crashed February 8, 2010Posted by kinzuakid in Somebody Else's Stuff.
Tags: Crash, Data Recovery, Dead Disk, Disk, Geocaching Magnets, Hard Drive, Head Crash
Well, it’s not actually MY hard drive, but it’s one I am indirectly connected to. This is one sent in for data recovery by a shop specializing in this sort of thing. You know, we use those magnets for Geocaching. Maybe they could send a few my way. I think they have some spares. Just saying.
I’ve been doing the data storage thing for nearly 20 years now so I have seen a few severe head crashes. This one takes the cake. By far this is the biggest and baddest. Once you consider a single smoke particle is 3 times bigger than the distance those heads ride off the disk platters, something like this only means one thing…