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Re: One last question about my failed hard disk
10/31/17 03:05 PM


If it has data that is really that important to you (but not important enough for paid data recovery service) and/or you like experimenting, the last-ditch recovery effort would be to get a matching replacement PCB and carefully swap the BIOS chip. They are extremely easy to remove with a hot air rework station.

It's probably something to the tune of 1 in 300 chance that doing this will let you recover data and/or use of the drive, so really, only if you think it would be fun and you'd rather spend $20-$40 on a used board than spend $100 on a new, bigger drive.

Just broke my personal record for number of consecutive days without dying!

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