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Postby trgini » Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:01 am

Can anyone recommend a good place to take my computer? My Hard Drive crashed and my data is in trouble. I took it to Computer Repair Pros on Monona Drive and they just ruined it. They returned my computer with one drive disconnected (which I had to reconnect myself) and they only gave me a handful of my data files. It as been a nightmare! Every day they said it would be ready and then they never called. I'm new to town. Any advice?
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Postby utopia » Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:32 am

I've had no complaints about Madison Computer Works over on the west side.
Others I know have had good experiences as well.
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Postby juanton » Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:23 am

Recovering data on a bad drive is 100% based on voodoo. It sometimes works, most times it doesn't.

There's a reason data recovery firms charge you hundreds to recover data. I would bet most local computer repair places will have inadequate tools to do the job.

Good luck.
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Postby Kenneth Burns » Tue Jul 24, 2007 2:09 pm

Backups, backups, backups. Backups!

(I don't mean this as a personal scold, trgini. I've been there and feel your pain.)
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