A data recovery company was able to save one of my old hard drives that held a lot of pictures that I saved over the years. When I got my first digital camera, I started taking as many pictures as I could, and then stored them on an external hard drive. The hard drive had thousands of pictures, and one day when I loaded it in order to put more picture on it, the drive was completely empty. I knew I didn’t delete the pictures by accident, so where they could have gone was a mystery to me.
I asked some friends for advice, and they told me to shut off the hard drive and don’t write anything else to it, because it could erase the pictures that were already there. Continue reading