Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook ?

Linux OS Right now I am trying to burn a live CD Linux from my desktop and try to see if I can boot from the disk and retrieve my files on my laptop.  Is this possible since I have DST failure on my laptop.  Can the disk override the system and retrieve my files or I still have to get a usb enclosure to house my old Hard Drive and get a new HD?


Answers :

You don't have to get a $50 enclosure. They sell the cables with a IDE /SATA on one end, and a USB on the other for about $10 on ebay.

As far as recovering it..

Did you try the usual chkdsk /r, etc?
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