My laptop drive crashed last month. I sent it in to a data recovery firm, but there was nothing that could be done. I asked them to dispose safely of the dead drive since it contained confidential data. They sent me this as proof that they had destroyed the drive for me.

If your drive ever dies on you I can strongly recommend QuattroDataRecovery and - their communication skills are above and beyond anything else I've ever experienced.

12 comments so far...

Volker September 26, 2007, 01:18 PM
That's not so bad. I think i can repair it for you. ;-)
Andreas Haugstrup Pedersen September 26, 2007, 01:26 PM
I tried using glue, but it didn't work. :o)
Jean-Pierre Avakian September 26, 2007, 01:28 PM
May it Rest in "Piece(s)"
Volker September 26, 2007, 01:29 PM
Ohhh! Exactly this was my plan. :-)
istoyanov September 26, 2007, 01:33 PM
A beautiful crash;)
dhania September 26, 2007, 03:04 PM
thanks for the reminder, I am doing a backup right now ;)
Andreas Haugstrup Pedersen September 26, 2007, 03:28 PM
Good! I am now doing daily backups using Super Duper
Jean-Pierre Avakian September 26, 2007, 04:26 PM
Thanks for the Super Dupar tip
PimpDaddy September 26, 2007, 06:24 PM
Wow. Great stuff for me, as a HD just died on me. Did you have to pay them anything for the attempt?
Andreas Haugstrup Pedersen September 26, 2007, 07:07 PM
I'm still a student and because of their insane student discounts I did not have to pay them anything for the attempt. If you are not a student then you do have to pay something for the attempt.
SuperLise September 29, 2007, 08:21 AM
Dispose safely of your confidental drives:,

Q October 28, 2007, 04:43 AM
A little duct tape and you should be good to go!
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