[AI] Old Hard Disk

Amiyo Biswas amiyo.biswas at gmail.com
Thu May 8 03:16:14 EDT 2008

If it is making noise, it is safe to retrieve all data from it and reject
it. Once a hard disk crashes, only the company can retrieve data at a high
price. I lost a hard disk irretrievably. Better contact your vendor.

Best regards,


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Alpana Dubey" <alpanadubey10 at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2008 9:41 AM
Subject: [AI] Old Hard Disk

> Dear list,
>   Recently,   i have replaced my hard disk as the older one was making a
noise while booting. Experts said that it had been crashed.
> Now, i want to retrieve data from it. Also, i want to know if it can be
used as a secondary storage device. How can it be formatted for the same
purpose? It showed that it was in a bad status. Can it be repaired?
> Please guide me.
> Thank you,
> Alpana
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