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    If you guys are serious PM me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard
    Now pour brandy over it and light it whilst it's defragging or something
    And why is this thread getting so many views? Lol
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    That tells you, it's been posted outside of Hexus.net so thousands of others are having a laugh too.

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    Pity that all my old and useless hardware has been destroyed by me already.
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    ive got some old hardware that needs a smashing if i get a decent camera soon ill post some up

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    /me volunteers some old kit
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    All images and links fixed ! Can't believe this drive STILL works - I'm just setting up Win95 on it now

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshwa
    All images and links fixed ! Can't believe this drive STILL works - I'm just setting up Win95 on it now
    Fantastic revival. Didnt get to see this first time round, amazing that it still works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by herulach
    Fantastic revival. Didnt get to see this first time round, amazing that it still works.
    it's been sitting in my draw doing nothing - the last time i used it was when there was that whole "your hard drives bigger than you think" partition magic bug thing going on... (link)

    I'm assuming it's the same vodka hard drive, although it's been so long, I may have just moved the window from one hd (The vodka one) to another hard drive? dunno :/

    ah no, sorry it's not the same hard drive, the vodka hd was 365mb, whereas the one i found in my draw is 1.6gb - so i must have moved the window to the 1.6gb drive... soz for the confusion
    Last edited by joshwa; 25-08-2005 at 01:39 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshwa
    All images and links fixed ! Can't believe this drive STILL works - I'm just setting up Win95 on it now
    It will probably work to about 30% of its capability "moaning" every now and again about how its read-heads are sore till about lunch-time

    Nice work - Next I suggest a washing-up liquid test or even extreme cooling using a CO2 fire extinguisher or 2

    Quality Thread... shame its all been taken over by the alcoholics

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    Awesome thread! soooo satisfying to read after trying to format a drive that has bad sectors

    I reckon we should get a blowtorch on one too ( or has someone already suggested a blowtorch? )


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    I've tried blowtorching the platters. Nothing happens. You can just wipe off the soot

    I've also tried hitting hard drives with a hammer, then trying to boot from them. Windows stopped half way through
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    I could probably build a small explosive device to be placed inside a case if wanted

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    hahaha quality stuff.

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