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[Discuss] WDC HDD data recovery redcommendations?

On 01/31/2014 01:53 PM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 01/31/2014 09:27 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>>> at] On Behalf Of Jim Gasek
>>> Any HDD repair shops, data recovery shops that can extract
>>> data on what seems to be a not-so-damaged but non-functional
>>> HDD?   Not worth more than a grand for sure.
>> There are lots of those.  I've liked disk doctors in the past, but haven't needed this type of service in several years.  You get bit by this once, and you will never again neglect your backups.  It was $700 at the time.  I guess a grand now.
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> Whatever you do do NOT use Tech Fusion in Cambridge.
> When I needed a recovery I send my drive to
> They do not charge you if they are unable to recover your data.
> I was talking to another manager here this morning and I mentioned Tech
> Fusion and he went through the roof. His company had spent thousands of
> dollars at Tech Fusion with no results.
> Actually, I used another company that had a no fee policy, but they
> could not recover it and they sent it (with my permission) to Data
> Recovery Labs. I got 100% of my data back. The big thing is the no
> up-front fee. when I did my research on data recovery I called Tech
> Fusion and they wanted a significant up-front fee.
Actually the company that did the job was ESS Data Recovery not Data Recovery Labs.As I mentioned I had
actually sent my drive to Aero Datarecovery who then sent it to ESS.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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