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    Getting data off a dying HDD

    anyone know any reliable and good ways of doing this - seems my freecom NAS drive (1 year old) is dying, i need to get the data off as some of it is critical and i dont have backups

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    How is it dying?

    Just copy and paste the info onto a safe drive, then back it up. If you are having problems reading the data, then you probably want a data recovery program like getdataback.
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    Have a look at this page "Hundreds of hard-drive repair tips!" from windowssecrets,

    Hope this helps.

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