Data Recovery Services

Peter Faraday pchatt30 at
Thu Jan 21 05:50:27 CST 2016

Iv had some luck with drives where the head gets suck in the park position.
If the drive spins up then shuts down it could be this. Bit of an
agricultural fix but, take the lid off and give the head a slight nudge off
the centre and get the lid back on quick.  I'm lead to believe this will
only work with old drives dew to the tolerances in gap of head to platter.
Big risk with this is crashing the head into the disk but iv used it a few
time with 100% success. The drives were from early 90s

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 6:30 AM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:

> On 01/20/2016 11:26 AM, Pete Rittwage wrote:
> The services can be expensive (in the thousands, typically) so the data has
>> to be pretty valuable to you in order to proceed.
> I'll second Drivesavers--they've recovered very damaged drives, including
> a few buried in mud after a hurricaine.  They'll rebuild a drive if they
> have to.
> They're also one of the few companies who have working relationships with
> SSD makers and claim that they can un-brick many dead SSDs.
> Nice people, too.  But yes, expensive, very.
> --Chuck

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