[plug] OT: seeking similar drive for a data recovery

Lucas van Staden lvs at dedmeet.com
Sat Apr 4 08:44:16 WST 2009


There may be another way....the opposite to the freeze trick.

I have never had the opportunity try this, but I have bookmarked this 
for later use...maybe one day....



caston at arach.net.au wrote:
> Hello,
> A lady needs photos of her daughter recovered off a failed Western Digital drive.
> The drive is spin and click. The "freezer trick" has already been tried. I've got
> a screwdriver piece that will take the plate off but before I do that i'm looking
> for a) a similar HD and
>  b) hopefully someone can lend me or let me spend a couples of hours or so in a
> room that is serviced by a decent HEPA filter 
> and c)hopefully some instructions or pointers on what to do once I have the drive
> opened.
> Here are the details of the drive.
> WD400
> 40.0GB
> P/N WD400JB-00ENA0
> LBA 78165360
> best regards,
> Chris Caston
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