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Hard Drive Mechanical failures

Discussion of forensic workstations, write blockers, bridges, adapters, disk duplicators, storage etc. Strictly no advertising of commercial products, please.
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pgrantuk
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Hard Drive Mechanical failures

Post Posted: Nov 22, 05 03:46

Hi

Could anyone tell me where, what or how is the best place to learn how to repair mechanical failures of HDD’s, I’m looking for any course’s in the UK or any ideas of books or websites where I can learn the skill

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks  
 
  

armresl
Senior Member
 

Re: Hard Drive Mechanical failures

Post Posted: Nov 22, 05 09:00

Are you looking to learn how to do head swaps or just get data back from hard drives.

You will find that a large number of problems with hard drives come from firmware and can be fixed with the right software/hardware combination.
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pgrantuk
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Re: Hard Drive Mechanical failures

Post Posted: Nov 22, 05 14:20

I'm looking to do data recovery, I am able to recover data on working drives but would like to know how to do it on failed drives, i would be also looking at buying faulty drives to repair and sell on

Thanks for your help  
 
  

armresl
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Re: Hard Drive Mechanical failures

Post Posted: Nov 22, 05 23:34

Contact me via pm or offlist and I will get you the name of the data recovery classes you can go to
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