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I was wondering if your computer crashes if you can get the pictures off of it?
Who would I phone to look at it. Thanks
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It depends. If the disk crashes, you might be able to recover some files by connecting the disk to another computer. If the files are valuable, then there are services which will recover files from the disk, but this can be very expensive.

If the machine crashes for non-disk related reasons, then you can just put the disk in another computer.
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Hi flaggirl :)
Please provide more details about the computer & the problem you are having
with it,this will enable others to help you better.
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There are too many variables to that question. That is why we need more information.

Generally if the drive is not mechanically dead we can recover the files and data.
If the drive is mechanically dead, then you would need a service like Ontrack.

Depending on whether it is a laptop or desktop and whether you have another computer available.

Boot from a live linux CD.
Place the drive as a slave in a desktop.
Place the drive in a USB enclosure.
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