I heard from someone in an ubuntu development irc channel that the
Free ddrescue is just as good as SpinRite when it comes to data
recovery. I just is just last month and it got all the data off a
failing hard drive. It doesn't diagnose though.
--- In TTLUG@yahoogroups.com, Richard Jobity <richjob@...> wrote:
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> kimaniidanieldotcom wrote:
> > I've been considering buying spinrite for some days now. Have you
> > before, is it worth the $89?
> > KD
> By all accounts, it is worth the money.
> I've used the package a couple of times. Once your HD is not totally
> dead, it should get some data back. Takes a long time to do so,
> There are "offsite archival" versions floating around on the web, but if
> it's corporate work you are doing, be legal.
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