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Disk crash data recovery

At first my system was slow, then I got endless error messages on delayed write. When I tried to run scandisk it failed several times, but eventualy when I rebooted in went into scandisk automaticaly. Scandisk reported many bad sectory, bad file descriptors, etc. Eventualy it hung, and when I tried to reboot, the system went into a reboot loop. I tried connecting an USB-IDE convertor to the disk and reading the files, but it hangs my computer. virus infactions and data crass pleas tell me back up

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  • sagar shinde Feb 17, 2008

    Problem: disk crash data recovery
    posted by sagar shinde on 02/17/2008

    At first my system was slow, then I got endless error messages on delayed write. When I tried to run scandisk it failed several times, but eventualy when I rebooted in went into scandisk automaticaly. Scandisk reported many bad sectory, bad file descriptors, etc. Eventualy it hung, and when I tried to reboot, the system went into a reboot loop.

    I tried connecting an USB-IDE convertor to the disk and reading the files, but it hangs my computer.
    virus infactions and data crass pleas tell me back up

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Its time for a data recovery operation. you'll want to find someone nearby, as this is a 50/50 effort at best.

got backup?

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