Need help with dying drive/restoring data

Jonathon McKitrick jcm at
Mon Sep 20 04:31:00 PDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 06:53:39AM +0300, JohnsoBS at wrote:
: This may sound peculiar, but take your drive out and put it in the freezer
: overnight and then quick as all can be put it in and boot up and get off
: what you can. I've used this technique multiple time to great success.

Now that is an original idea!  I'll give that a shot tonight.

Any idea why this works?

My other computer is your Windows box.

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