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Harddrive fried. Very old, early 90s (has floppy not flashdrive port).
I need to extract the memory for future use before disposal.
Which parts do I remove?
What do they look like?
How can I be sure everything is out and someone receiving the harddrive can't access old data?
I've opened it and can see green cards, wires etc so, I'm ready to extract the memory components. How?
The memory (Ram )disappears as soon as the computer is shut off. The ram chip are likely the old and alowtype 100 mhz. But you push the clips down and the memory strips pup up off of the board.. The data that you are refering too is all on the hard driver that you said was fried.I f you take it out,you can either destroy the disks inside mechanically. Place a large magnet over then and magnetically erace them or open it up and heat the plates with a torch. Any of those methods with make a nonfunctioning drive nonrecoverable.
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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