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Disk recovery programs

Hi there,

I was wondering does anybody know of any programs to recover bad sectors or to salvage files of a laptop disk drive
that was dropped..

The disk still spins but it cant recgnise the files system..

I tried HDD regen and it displayed bad sectors at the start..

Please help...
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Yes I bought spinrite and it threw a message saying they cannot use this further.. but if oyu use HDD regenerator... it actually can see the full disk and staus of it...
John

Your drive is probably very badly damaged.

What are the implications to you of not recovering the data?

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well i be veyr depressed primising to recover the data :(
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Oh I have tried that, mind you i only have the trial version...

once it goes to the first bad sector it swtiches the drive off
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... Note:   If the data is important enough;  and GetDataBack or Easy Recovery can't restore it, you may want to send the drive off to a good data recovery company.    They use more sophisticated equipment and specialized firmware than can recover much more data than you can at home.    This is an excellent choice and very reasonably priced (by data recovery standards):  http://www.gillware.com/       They start at ~ $400, but they also have a "no recovery, no fee" policy, so if they can't recover your data you won't owe anything [but be prepared to pay, as they're VERY good].
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