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Anybody can do that with the correct screwdriver. I'm just puzzled how he knew which two had the photos on it. It would be funny if the 2 platters he sent were full of porn.
Well he always writes on the first CD or DVD in the sleeve when he sends pictures and movies to me, so my guess is he was using the same logic with this. He has figured out how to burn his pictures to disk with picasa but always forgets how to email them. So if he has pictures he took that he wants me to see I usually get a disk in the mail.
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Lots of people can figure out how to disassemble something while having little to no knowledge of how the device actually works.


Why people keep insisting you have to be smart to take something apart. It is easy to pick something, find the screw holes, take the screws out, start pulling at the sides, etc. until you have an open hard drive. As long as he had the right bits then it should have been easy.
he managed to open the PC, more than most people could do
then locate the correct part out of a circus of components
the preceded to disassemble it and send only the parts that would contain the data
Its not moronic, just a very uneducated thing to do, he probably assumed they were like special dvds so he didn't take too many precautions
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he managed to open the PC, more than most people could do
then locate the correct part out of a circus of components
the preceded to disassemble it and send only the parts that would contain the data
Its not moronic, just a very uneducated thing to do, he probably assumed they were like special dvds so he didn't take too many precautions
Yeah,he's quite handy,then again maybe he was pulling your leg,OP.
That was hilarious.
Edited by Heavy MG - 7/25/11 at 8:16am
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That's pretty funny man. God bless your dad. Hahaha.
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Yeah,he's quite handy,then again maybe he was pulling your leg,OP.
That was hilarious.
My guess is he googled what the hard drive looked like and realized there were disks inside of it like a cd or dvd drive and decided he needed to take them out. It was a WD green drive so taking the screws off the top panel would reveal the disks
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