REAL Data Recovery - Linus Swaps Hard Drive Actuator!

  • Published: 26 March 2018
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    Linus teams up with DriveSavers to actually DO some tech repair work. How does it go? Watch and find out.

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Comments • 4 269

  • Senpho
    Senpho  38 minutes back

    I bet you got it

    • Romanian Productions
      Romanian Productions  1 hours back


      • Valperci Nabanalan
        Valperci Nabanalan  12 hours back

        This is why Asians knew Kungfu

        • Wassermensch
          Wassermensch  1 days back

          you got it!

          • BoostAddict
            BoostAddict  2 days back

            I'm guessing he did it.

            • Rex blast
              Rex blast  3 days back

              I think you did it

              • Daan
                Daan  3 days back

                I'm gonna say yes

                • The ROKCER
                  The ROKCER  4 days back

                  i guess he diddent get it tomuch wiggle ?

                  • De-Bunk-Ed
                    De-Bunk-Ed  4 days back

                    You got it

                    • IRMacGuyver
                      IRMacGuyver  7 days back

                      I'm sitting here waiting for #linusdroptips and the suspense is litterally triggering my anxiety disorder.

                      • Tyler C
                        Tyler C  1 weeks back

                        So Linus just doesn't know how to wear a surgical mask

                        • Itsmaverick11
                          Itsmaverick11  1 weeks back

                          11:26 you did get data off, but not all recovered

                          • Thomas Miller
                            Thomas Miller  1 weeks back

                            Betting he killed it

                            • JediSlayer2003
                              JediSlayer2003  1 weeks back

                              You got it with ease

                              • JohnletsDudas
                                JohnletsDudas  1 weeks back

                                At 11:27 guessing he got it

                                • alex port
                                  alex port  1 weeks back

                                  So he didn't like the tour cuz I didn't like the publicity

                                  • Ujo Bochník
                                    Ujo Bochník  1 weeks back

                                    You did

                                    • Эди Александр

                                      3:23 my hdd rattling sound, when its come to this stage im ready to say goodbye to my data

                                      • Cooper Silva
                                        Cooper Silva  1 weeks back

                                        He did get it

                                        • TallBison
                                          TallBison  2 weeks back

                                          guessing it worked

                                          • Random Projects
                                            Random Projects  2 weeks back

                                            it will work

                                            • LethalJ23
                                              LethalJ23  2 weeks back

                                              im gonna say he got it

                                              • Gameboss NKB
                                                Gameboss NKB  2 weeks back

                                                Imna say he got it

                                                • NN 2222- Za ultimate AYANDO SHIPPER

                                                  What if the HDD fails physically?🤣 Do they still recover the data?

                                                  • Aaron Lavorgna
                                                    Aaron Lavorgna  2 weeks back

                                                    You definitely got it

                                                    • Sithlord Slim
                                                      Sithlord Slim  2 weeks back

                                                      Damn, you had worked with Louis Rossman on a macbook whatever it was, but you never saw his video "Data Recovery: Hard Drive Platter Swap in Our Lab!
                                                      "? That video is over 2 years old. Plus you never took apart a hard-drive just for it's magnets or basically for the hell of it? This was in 2018......
                                                      OMG! If those Hard-drives were women, lol the first one would've probably castrated you on the spot for being such a violent tech-virgin.
                                                      This video had me shaking my head and I remembered one of your earlier videos with how to increase your internet speed, which also had me react the same, but it was entertaining to watch, kinda like the American Pie films.
                                                      Just for the hell of it though, it has inspired me to go ahead and produce a hentai doujinshi just based off this, thanks for the inspiration.
                                                      Man, oh man, I'm still laughing.
                                                      With one palm open, gestures the motion of a cross and says, "You must penance your sins, by using DBan and Nuke to solve all your future HDD virus infections for 1 year, then you shall be forgiven, nearing middle-age virgin-tech hard-drive malice-STOR! Repent! Repent!"

                                                      • danielsjohnson
                                                        danielsjohnson  2 weeks back

                                                        7:29 that is the first time since you bought that 8K camera that it's high resolution had some benefit besides making editing easier.

                                                        • phyzzx
                                                          phyzzx  2 weeks back

                                                          Bets he got it and the HDD works

                                                          • white man
                                                            white man  2 weeks back

                                                            no u didnt get it

                                                            • Cafer Sadık Yükseloğlu

                                                              I am stressed... I need a pro to fix my 2 HDD for sure

                                                              • Benny Barnes
                                                                Benny Barnes  3 weeks back


                                                                • John Bales
                                                                  John Bales  3 weeks back

                                                                  Very interesting! Like a neurosurgeon, this job requires a high degree of knowledge, very steady hands, and highly focused concentration. I imagine they discourage drinking large amounts of caffeinated products before beginning your shift!

                                                                  • Joseph Mac
                                                                    Joseph Mac  3 weeks back

                                                                    Lol watched this then the next video from Linus is, Don't waste $1,000 on Data Recovery

                                                                    • betoh finger
                                                                      betoh finger  3 weeks back

                                                                      what software zey use.....genious?

                                                                      • jformaldehydem
                                                                        jformaldehydem  3 weeks back

                                                                        I'm going to say that you got it. I was going to say nailed it, but, well, you did fuck the r/w heads on your first try, but I think you got there in the end,

                                                                        • Sam Arutyunyan
                                                                          Sam Arutyunyan  3 weeks back

                                                                          Linus saying "it's all green" reminded me of Gaius doing the same thing with Boomer. "its very green, you are Not a cylon!"

                                                                          • Abdulrahman Hendawy
                                                                            Abdulrahman Hendawy  3 weeks back

                                                                            U didn't

                                                                            • Mr xplane
                                                                              Mr xplane  3 weeks back

                                                                              I think you got it right

                                                                              • BRAILOR js
                                                                                BRAILOR js  3 weeks back

                                                                                No lmfao

                                                                                • Nick
                                                                                  Nick  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I wonder how much it costs to use their services. I have a HDD from an IBM PC/AT that was used at my father's (now deceased) work. I'm extremely curious as to what's on the drive. Could be CAD, machine programming, or accounting stuff. I got the PC working, but the drive is dead.

                                                                                  • Ambrose Killpack
                                                                                    Ambrose Killpack  3 weeks back

                                                                                    My guess is that you got it second try.

                                                                                    • Buddhimal Ramanayaka
                                                                                      Buddhimal Ramanayaka  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I've done this once when I was 14,it's really fun to repair a hdd. ✌👍😂

                                                                                      • Matthew Rothmann
                                                                                        Matthew Rothmann  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I think it works

                                                                                        • Not a Cat
                                                                                          Not a Cat  3 weeks back

                                                                                          i opened up a hard drive before

                                                                                          didnt do any recovery data, the hard drive was heading towards the trash so i salvaged the neodymium magnets to fuck around with

                                                                                          • Raymond Tobin
                                                                                            Raymond Tobin  3 weeks back

                                                                                            I ran an open hard drive for a presentation of computer technology at school to show how a hard drive spins and started a defrag and it worked perfectly for a few minutes and the drive quit working. got a 98% on the presentation

                                                                                            • hammershigh
                                                                                              hammershigh  3 weeks back

                                                                                              a DOS tool?

                                                                                              • T8PolestarCyan
                                                                                                T8PolestarCyan  3 weeks back

                                                                                                As for curiosity in the 2019 or whenever... what about hard drives with Helium?

                                                                                                • Eriml
                                                                                                  Eriml  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  That was explained in the first part. He explained they hid the equipment for that because obviously is high tech the competition doesn't have

                                                                                              • Korgan777
                                                                                                Korgan777  3 weeks back

                                                                                                It is pretty cool to see some of the things they do for recovery. Had to send in a few disks for clients because they were past what I could do.