Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows without installing anything on either
In article <email@example.com>, ultred ragnusen<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a dozen ten year old Zip drives and HDDs which suffer mainly from
> worse faults than do my internal HDDs. For one, the ZIP drive data is lost
> forever, because I don't even know how to get it back.
zip never was reliable.
> For another, some of
> the older HDDs suffer from proprietary power supplies, where if I lose the
> cable or if the power supply goes bad, I'm hosed
open the enclosure and pull the mechanism.
> . For another, a HDD can
> EASILY get corrupted. If I haven't mentioned that yet, just unplug it after
> backing up hundreds of megabytes,
no it doesn't.
> and then cry (as I did) when you can't
> fnid the data except by Recuva, where all the files are flat and the names
> are all missing their first character (don't ask me why - just ask me why I
if that's the case, then recuva is garbage.