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Month: February 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Failed hard disk problem

From: Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 06:28:47 -0500
On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 1:47 AM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@...> wrote:
> Here is the sata/ide/usb device I'm talking about. It's $19 on newegg, check
> around and you'll find it for less:
> After you install your new drive and your new OS, just connect your old hard
> drive via a USB port and copy your data back. If you are in a large city, you
> can probably call around and find one at your local computer shop or electronics
> story (Fry's, etc..) That would save you shipping time :p

I'm not worried about it. I already have my important data. It
wouldn't budge on the hard disk self-test my computer was telling me
to do (it has one built in and it stayed at 0% for ten minutes). I
think the read/write head took a nose-dive straight into the platter
from what it's sounding like.

Though I may end up getting a PATA <-> USB adapter at some point, I
still have the hard disk from my old laptop, and never got around to
grabbing the data. That laptop broke back in 2009.

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