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Subject: Re: big problem with locked drive (A little OT, but loads of fun!)
From: Chris Holt (amiga2k_at_cox.net)
You ain't got nothin' on this guy:
A little further and humorous magnet wisdom:
Don't miss the link to this page:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Muth" <muthchris_at_muth.cc>
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 8:05 PM
Subject: Re: big problem with locked drive
> The password is probably stored in flash, not on the actual disk.
> If you can't access the drive and want to destroy the data,
> you will probably have to open the drive. Open the drive,
> and remove the platters from the spindle. Take each platter
> (shiny metal plate) and sand the heck out of both sides.
> Any further mutilation you feel is appropriate will further increase the
> difficulty of recovering the data. A cutting torch never helped any disk
> In any case, few magnets would be strong enough to do any noticeable
> damage to the data on the disks.
> -Chris Muth
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