This is the inside of my PC. It’s probably been about ten years, but I assembled one of these once. I picked out the parts, ordered them online, and when everything came to the house, I assembled them, loaded the operating system, and had a pretty nice computer; one that lasted me about eight years.
This computer is one that I purchased pre-assembled. A couple weeks ago, it’s hard drive failed. Unfortunately, this happened right after I made a bad decision about the backups on an external hard-drive, and that is no longer available to me.
Fortunately, most of the hard drive was recoverable. Unfortunately, every photo I took from May through October last year is gone, including some of my all time favorites. I’m still hoping to someday figure out how to recover them, but without spending substantial dollars, I’m not sure what can be done. Needless to say, suggestions are welcome. Any ideas?