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Hard Disk Drive Myths Debunked! Rev. 4.9 - PCSTATS.com Hard Disk Drive Myths Debunked! Rev. 4.9
Tue, Jan 10 2012 | 12:05PM | Filed under: Hard Drives| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

This guide was written in response to the numerous fallacies about the hard disk drive that are still being propagated in many forum discussions. As you read through this guide, you may think that some of these myths may have been made up. We wished that was true. We collected these myths from various discussions we heard or read over time. So, let?s get down to basics and examine some of these common fallacies or myths and debunk them! Here are the changes in this update : - Added Myth #51 on reviving a dead hard disk drive by hitting it on the sides when it spins up. - Added Myth #52 on rescuing data from a dead hard disk drive by moving its platters to an identical donor drive. - Updated Myth #26 with the theory on freezing hard disk drives that cannot spin up and statements from John Christopher, Senior Data Recovery Engineer at DriveSavers about this myth. We now have 52 HDD myths in this article!"

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