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Re: restore data from hd

On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 08:28:50 -0700, 
Wade Richards <wade@wabyn.net> wrote in message 
<[🔎] 20031015152850.GA32666@wabyn.net>:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 01:38:47PM +0200, Daniel Kradolfer - smile
> solutions gmbh wrote:
> > is there a possibility to recover data from a hd that
> > is overwritten with dd??
> If the data was actually overwritten, then recovering it will require
> very specialized equipment, the sort that three-letter government
> agencies are rumoured to have.
> If the data you lost is really valuable (like the location of that
> $300 million lottery ticket), then it's probably worth it to talk to
> every data-recovery specialist to see if they have the equipment and
> expertise to recover overwritten data.  It will cost a lot (I'd expect
> the price to be in the tens of thousands of dollars, and I would not
> be surprised to find the price is in the hundreds of thousands).
> For mere mortals like us, it's not possible to recover data from a hd
> that's been overwritten with dd.

..how about us who screw up an ext3fs with fsck -y off a bad inode?

..It takes 3-letter-agency patience and 4 letter language, what else?

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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