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Old September 16, 2012, 03:25 AM
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Originally Posted by kmo_9000 View Post
No it really would not be possible to recover data off those platters. They are bent to hell and back, you would have to perfectly bend them back which would in all likelihood further distort them. I don't think even professional data recovery services would be able to do anything. Not when the platters are so damaged like that.
Have they changed the composition of platters in the last little while? My one and only foray into removing platters for data destruction resulted in the platters shattering like a blank CD. Took me weeks to get all of the plastic slivers cleaned up from the kitchen. :)
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