Monday, December 05, 2005

Woman Narrowly Escapes Data Disaster

From Market Wire:

Ontrack Data Recovery Announces 2005 Top 10 List of Strangest (and Funniest) Data Disasters

Unbelievable but True Tales of Data Disaster and Remarkable Feats of Data Recovery

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 12/05/2005 -- Ontrack Data Recovery has unveiled its annual Top Ten list of the strangest and funniest computer mishaps in 2005. Taken from a global poll of Ontrack data recovery experts, this year's list of bizarre data disasters is even more incredible when you consider that in each case cited, Ontrack actually recovered the data.


9. Suffering from Art -- While rearranging her home office, a woman accidentally dropped a five pound piece of clay pottery on her laptop, directly onto the hard drive area that contained a book she'd been working on for five years and 150 year-old genealogy pictures that had not yet been printed.


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"...150 year-old genealogy pictures that had not yet been printed."

Wow, that is one old laptop! Or had she used an old digital camera?


I hope she got the extended warranty.

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