[SATLUG] dead hard drive recovery

Jose Leiva leivajose at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 17:32:58 CST 2010


Try Global Data Finders.
210-377-2100
They changed location to a more secured location so if the phone does not
work try 1-866-791-2100

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Don Wright <satlug at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Chris Hudson wrote:
> >Does anyone know of a firm in San Antonio or surrounding areas that can
> >recover data from a bad hard drive?
> >The drive in question is from an old DEC Alpha server.
>
> Quick overview for the list: Data recovery can involve capturing data
> from a failed filesystem on an otherwise working drive, replacing
> electronic components to repair a damaged drive, or rebuilding the
> internal moving parts in a *very* clean environment. All of these
> require special knowledge and tools, but the last two also require parts
> and training for 'obsolete' drives that aren't well supported by the
> manufacturer any more. Somewhat like the difference between an oil
> change and a full restoration of a 1940 Hudson. A qualifying question
> might be "do they have (make and model of your drive) in stock for
> parts" or "what kind of DEC servers have they fixed?"
>
> There are several nearby firms that offer various forms of data
> recovery, but I haven't used any so far. Overnight shipment to Ontrack
> might be a better option. If you really want local...
> http://www.google.com/search?q=data+recovery+san+antonio
>
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