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data recovery from dying hard disk with dd

situation: i receive notebook with hdd in agonal state. winxp no longer boots up. i decide to connect hdd to desktop pc. bios detects it, but operating system [another winxp] is unable to recognize partitions. surprisingly linux [namely knoppix] detects partitions and is even able to read some files from secondary partition. i take another ... Read More