[GLLUG] OT and out of area: How do I find a reputable data recovery service for a Win 7 m/c?

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Sun May 7 15:29:01 UTC 2017

On Sun, May 07, 2017 at 04:21:08PM +0100, Greater London Linux UUG wrote:
> Hi,
> Please forgive me, but I don't know who else to ask.
> This is for the Midlands, not the London area.
> How do we find a professional data retrieval service? What should I
> look for?
> We need to unfreeze a Win 7 laptop, or at least extract the data files.
> We suspect that it is malware rather than a hardware problem.

Get y/self a Linux install CD/USB-stick (eg Linux Mint), boot from it.  It will
come up running off the CD; you should then be able to mount the hard disk and
copy files off from there.

Alain Williams
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