[Nottingham] Disk conflagration

martin martin at stupids.org
Wed Jun 20 19:49:46 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 18:26 +0100, Michael Leuty wrote:
> On plugging the disk into another computer it failed to start running,
> and there is a burn on the visible circuit board on the underside of
> the disk. This was probably the source of the smoke.

I don't know about paying for recovery, but I have a friend who bought a
second hand drive from ebay identical to one which had fried circuitry
and recovered the data by swapping the electronics over.  I don't know
how easy it is to do or how likely it is to succeed though.


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