Maybe over the course of many years time would matter.if you saved a dollar a day by now you would have had your data back... also, the longer you delay it, the worse it will get.
Put it in an anti-static bag. I don't think vacuum sealing it in plastic will do much to protect it.I didn't know that, I vacuum sealed it in plastic but didn't realize time was a factor
Shooting for next month and my tax return.
The data's still on the platters so it'll be good for a long time. Your only option is to shell out a grand to the recovery experts so they can move them into a drive that works.Ok, will do.. it just stopped working in the last year
ILJ suggested cloud?The data's still on the platters so it'll be good for a long time. Your only option is to shell out a grand to the recovery experts so they can move them into a drive that works.
External HDD drives are shit and break constantly. Spend the extra $50 and get an SSD drive next time, otherwise backups.
No you just had all your data on one device, he is talking about keeping another seperate drive as a backup
Yeah, photos over a decade on an external hd, saved them before laptop totally shit the bed.Considering it's an external drive and you're probably not running an OS off it, all you gotta do is copy the files onto your internal drive. Click n drag easy peasy. I'm guessing you lost a bunch of photos and shit.