Reviving a drive like that one—even if only long enough to copy its data before you throw the drive in the
garbage—is a tough challenge. When I asked TechRepublic members how they would troubleshoot a
situation like this one, we received over 200 solutions, and we heard from a number of TechRepublic
members who wanted to know “what everybody else suggested.” So we decided to publish this collection
of over 200 ways to revive a hard drive.
In editing this document, we tried as much as possible to preserve the voices of the TechRepublic
members who submitted these solutions. Of course, as the legal blurb at...