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May 27, 2011

just a question (or two)

I am new here and to linux, but some one I worked with suggested that if I were to put Ubuntu on a flash I could possibly revive a hard drive. My son went to town with power button on the computer and now the drive makes beeps and cycles when started up. I have place a new drive and would like to get stuff off the old one. Would that work and if so what is the best coarse of action? Thank you in advance.

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