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Re: [tlug] Dealing with a possibly busted external HD

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Claus Aranha <> wrote:
>> But DIY (destroy it yourself) is also quite easy, and free :-).
> Probably what I am going to do in the end, I was just wondering if
> there was a less messy way to go about it.
As it was suggested, the fastest/cleanest "DIY" is to hammer a
screwdriver in a few places through the platters (old one or 100 yen
Both + and - ones, most any size works, LoL

Take a picture showing the result and the serial number and here you
have a proof.
Of course, it mostly useless, since I guess you have not tracked your
data in there, so noone knows what data you are destroying on _that_


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