Back it up or lose it

  jagx400 08:50 02 Jan 2006

Just had a hard drive failure, I have lost precious photos and family videos. I have tried everything to recover the drive but when I try to reinstall windows to it it just hangs at the examining disc part.

The moral is, back up things like photos as once they have gone they are gone for good.

I am in the dog house with the wife as the first thing she said was 'why didnt you back them up'.

  alB 10:28 02 Jan 2006

Might be worth trying a data recovery service, get you back in the good books with the other half...alB click here

  Fingees 10:39 02 Jan 2006

When you replace the drive with a new one, It would be a good idea to set the old one up as slave on a temporary basis.

You may be able to recover varius files and pictures,
Even though it's not good enough to install operating system.

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