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Old September 28, 2011, 03:47 PM
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IF you have the time. Stick in it a freezer bag with some desiccant gel packs (more the better) for 48 hours. THEN throw the whole shebang in the freezer. Shouldnt be much moisture in the bag then. ;)

I personally never do it as Im impatient, but if Ben is that worried about condensation...etc etc. Then again I also connect it exteranlly in USB dock so that IF it does go pooof, it doesnt take the rig with it, only the USB add on card in the older testbed (ie rig that if it goes poof... it donna matter).

Either way, once you do it, the drive is toast. This really is the act of last resort....though maybe the hit it with a soft mallet trick should be consider the ABSOLUTE action of last resort. :P
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