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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 133679 30-Oct-2013 15:45
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Hi. My Asus laptop died - fortunately it was under warranty and was fixed. Turned out the hard drive had bad segments or something. Asus tech said they were unable to recover the data on the disk. But they did give me the disk to try and recover it elsewhere.

Can anyone recommend somewhere in Auckland to take the hard drive and see if the data can be recovered?

Many thanks.

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  Reply # 924291 30-Oct-2013 16:58
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Your backup is where?

I'm Sorry but the more times people get the message that things can fail and it will take their data with it the better.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 924418 30-Oct-2013 21:11
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Yes. Well we all learn by our mistakes.

Any help though?


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  Reply # 924422 30-Oct-2013 21:20
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Depends what it's worth to you... Computer Forensics in the cbd would be your best bet, but it will probably be upwards of $800.

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  Reply # 924424 30-Oct-2013 21:27
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A couple of other links from previous threads on this:

Can't say I've ever used them but might be worth getting quotes from them. Be prepared to pay a bit though...

Good luck, I know the feeling from way back. Going forward can I suggest something like

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