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Hard Drive Dead? Stick it in the Freezer!

May 12, 2009 | Tags: , | Leave a comment

hdd Okay, so I’ve known about this idea for a while but never had a chance to try it out until now. The basic idea is if your hard drive suddenly fails and your computer can no longer read it, putting it in a freezer for a few hours might fix it so that you can use it long enough to copy your data over to a backup drive before it fails again.
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