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 Post subject: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: October 31st, 2010, 1:53 
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Wash it like you wash your car every weekend! :shock:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5030849_clean-hard-drive-disk-platter.html

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"Sometimes a hard disk drive becomes sluggish or stops working because it needs to be cleaned. However, cleaning a hard drive disk platter is a delicate operation. Be sure to prepare yourself with the proper cleaning tools and procedure in order to give yourself the best possible chance to improve your hard drive's performance instead of damaging it."


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: October 31st, 2010, 7:37 
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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: October 31st, 2010, 12:51 
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The step #6 should be the #1 instead. :D


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: November 11th, 2010, 12:42 
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N.C. wrote:
The step #6 should be the #1 instead. :D


I have to agree with you there. If you aren't a professional, it probably isn't very wise to clean a hard drive. I know full and well that I wouldn't be able to follow those HD cleaning instructions to a T. Frankly, I got my mitts on my hard drive right now, it would probably explode from sheer fail. :[

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: November 24th, 2010, 10:59 
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LOL! Got to love the HDD cleaning advice from some random ARTS student. But if he was trolling - then its a 10/10 =)


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: November 29th, 2010, 6:13 
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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: December 15th, 2010, 6:20 
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nice article, but roaming around that website i found the final solution on how to recover from dropped drives!
http://www.ehow.com/how_6875050_recover ... drive.html

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: December 15th, 2010, 11:57 
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irs wrote:
nice article, but roaming around that website i found the final solution on how to recover from dropped drives!
http://www.ehow.com/how_6875050_recover ... drive.html

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This is an easy one!

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: April 18th, 2011, 19:46 
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They forgot step #7: Throw the drive away because you just wiped your data. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: July 12th, 2011, 13:52 
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Good luck realigning the head stack assembly if it was one of those wonderful kinds of Western Digital drives.


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: July 12th, 2011, 13:53 
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N.C. wrote:
The step #6 should be the #1 instead. :D

By the way, N.C., I fully agree!


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: July 19th, 2011, 4:14 
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Wow, they were actually serious.


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: July 19th, 2011, 4:31 
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the problem is that MANY Idiots will Follow and TRY

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: July 19th, 2011, 6:06 
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http://www.ehow.com/how_7243984_platter ... drive.html :)

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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: April 26th, 2012, 6:42 
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I just about cried when I read through these. Not for the idiocy, not out of hilarity, but for the folks having been mis-led into believing that these are easily performed procedures that anyone can do in one evening.

Have you looked at the credentials and education level of the folks that wrote those articles?
One is a lawyer, and another one has a BS degree in IS.. sure as hell gives new meaning to modern education. What is this world coming to?


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 Post subject: Re: How to Clean a Hard Drive Disk Platter
PostPosted: April 26th, 2012, 8:04 
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Q. Is there any way to recover from a dropped hard drive?

A. YES.....Catch it before it hits the ground...


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