N00b here.

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Josef_0x00, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Josef_0x00

    Josef_0x00 Registered Member

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    Hello all,

    Pardon my ignorance and any criticism will be taken as constructive.

    My scenario revolves at a Hitachi 2.5 HDD, that went full tilt. Upon examining it with WinHex all the sectors read: 55 4E 52 45 41 44 41 42 4C 45 etc. Is there any way of recovering data from this hard drive?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. pidbo

    pidbo Registered Member

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    What do you mean by 'full tilt'?
     
  3. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    It would help if you can explain what happened, and your system
     
  4. TheRollbackFrog

    TheRollbackFrog Registered Member

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    Well... if you can see and read the DATA you've told us about, there's a good chance it can be recovered.

    As Pete mentioned, we need more information... System, disk part #, exactly what does "full tilt" mean as far as a failure mode is concerned.

    Anything you can tell us would really help.
     
  5. TheRollbackFrog

    TheRollbackFrog Registered Member

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    Well... I did :rolleyes:

    Your DATA above from your supposed broken drive translates to... UNREADABLE. Methinks you may be playing games here. Tell us more if you would like some help.

    If the above HEX DATA pattern is really written all over that drive (every sector), then, "fer shur," that drive is UNREADABLE.
     
  6. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    I'm always suspicious of a first time poster with a "too technical" question. Especially when the poster makes no further posts.
     
  7. Josef_0x00

    Josef_0x00 Registered Member

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    Sorry have classes in the evening and children during the day. I cannot remember what lead to this issue. I have encase which I studied several years ago that is why I get the hex read out. So no go on the data recovery with this display of information?