Monthly Archives: April 2006

Wombat Hunters Wanted

Has anyone out there ever been involved in a "Hunt for the Wombat"? If you know the term, you probably have. (If you haven’t, please wait a week or three for an explanation.) The APCS exam is next Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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“I’m beginning to think I can cure a rainy day”

Yes, I got data off of the NTFS drive! First, if anyone wants to know about disk structures, I urge them to go to http://www.ntfs.com. This is the best website for such information I’ve ever seen, and I’m so lucky … Continue reading

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And NOT recovering lost data

One of my favorite phrases to describe myself is "Me and Murphy go waaaay back," referring of course to Murphy’s Law ("Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong") and the likelihood that it will apply to me. My last … Continue reading

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Recovering Lost Data

Ever put a floppy disk into a drive, and hear that dreaded grinding sound when a sector’s gone bad? Years ago, when I was working for a PC manufacturer, I learned a ton about the disk structure of drives: partitions, … Continue reading

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