Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt
cpratt

The best $79 I've spent in recent months

A couple of months ago, when I got my new PC, I made the mistake of setting my external hard disk - which contained everything I've been able to save from a succession of PCs over the years - next to the new subwoofer, which resulted in my not being able to access anything on the drive.

Yesterday, after chatting with some Microsoft techies, I tried out GetDataBack for NTFS, which apparently was able to recover nearly all of my data.

Here's a sample:



Wow, that's a while ago. That was just a few months after NeXT acquired Apple.

I'll be wallowing in nostalgia for a bit here... I thought this stuff was gone for good, but it's not. The only thing I can find wrong so far is this:



... and frankly, that's kind of interesting.
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  • It's July 2013.

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