November 5, 2012

How to Recover a Damaged Hard Drive

Jared Newman, PC World

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, it's no surprise that some people are scrambling to recover data from damaged hard drives. Chris Bross, Senior Enterprise Recovery Engineer at DriveSavers, said his company has been busy with an uptick in business, working to reclaim the data on everything from home users' single-disk drives to business-level servers. Some of the hard drives have been damaged by water, he said, but even more have been fried by power surges related to the storm.

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