Posted 18 February 2007 - 04:08 PM
The more you access the drive, the more you may destroy the data that's on there. But you'll need to use something in order to recover the data - so it's a Catch-22 of sorts.
There are different ways to recover data. First trying the utilities suggested here, then moving on to the pay-for utilities. Those can range in price up to about $1600 for an 80 gB hard drive (I speak from experience here - having lost a nearly full drive a couple of years ago). That involves disassembling the drive in a clean room and moving the platters to another hard drive and reading them from there.
Edited by usasma, 18 February 2007 - 04:09 PM.
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