From: Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows withoutinstalling anything on either
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From: Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
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Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows without
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Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:04:36 -0500
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nospam wrote:
> In article <9K3kC.89577$CZ2.67163@fx39.iad>, Wolf K
><wolfmac@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> 
>> If your system can't recognise the drive, you'll have to take it to a 
>> tech shop that specialises in data recovery.
> 
> false. there are recovery utilities that do not require a mountable
> file system.

If you cannot get an identity string at BIOS level, it's dead.

I think that's what Wolf is referring to.

    Paul