Skip to comments.Adam Lanza's Hard Drive Damaged Beyond Repair? Motive for Shooting Hidden
Posted on 12/18/2012 7:00:28 AM PST by KansasGirl
Adam Lanza's hard drive, which was found destroyed in his Connecticut home, may be beyond repair police say, leaving them at a loss to explain the shooter's motive.
When police first discovered the tainted hard drive, they believed that it could serve as a key piece of evidence in discovering why a 20-year-old man would terrorize an elementary school filled with children. It appears, however, that the shooter did not want his motive unveiled.
"The computer's hard drive appeared to have been badly damaged with a hammer or screw driver," law enforcement authorities told ABC News on Monday. Two other sources reported to a local Connecticut paper that the hard drive had been in pieces.
"He was eliminating [investigators'] ability to figure out what websites he had gone to or who he might have been communicating with," one investigator told Yahoo.
The little information that police do have confirms that Lanza was an avid player of violent video games.
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What I've read about the two fathers of the two mass murderers is that both fathers were scheduled to testify at the same hearings, not that they were necessarily under investigation.
No idea what the facts are. There's been so much incorrect reporting on this entire story.
If you are talking about MRI liquid helium cooled magnets, then yes you can screw up a flash chip. If you are talking about a speaker magnet or even a home tape eraser then it won't bother a flash chip unless you physically smash the chip with the magnet.
I am figuring that the cops will get a raw dump of the memory rather than just trying to turn on the computer. It always bugs me on police TV shows when the cops just turn on a computer and have only a certain number of guesses at the password before the computer will erase the disk, release some virus or something else just as deadly or unlikely. Idiots! Yank out that disk and make a copy with an OS which can't write to the drive or run any program on it.
“They” are not being fully truthful, and you are correct.
I was involved in writing the first DOD declassification software for hard drives.
I can say that even if the platters are physically damaged, some data can be recovered. It’s expensive though... Very expensive.
And the SVP of CNBC had his children butchered in NYC at home the day after publishing/going with the story on the theft of trillions by banks.
If the source for debunking is snopes, we know it’s important to debunk, don’t we.
Does anybody have a recent picture of Adam Lanza??? Did he have a DL??? anything recent???
Wow. You got all that from some newspaper reports? Have you ever thought of becoming a psychologist? or maybe a fortune teller? LOL
Then why a hammer “or” screwdriver? Wouldn’t it be natural to say “and”, and odd to say “or”?
This isn’t evidence of anything - except perhaps a spokesman who doesn’t know the English language very well.
Sounds like Vince Fosters hard drive they had to throw away.
I will say this again and as many times as I have to:
I cant shake the feeling BS/BOs friends had something to do with the massacre to try and take away firearms.
Also, Bloomberg was too quick out of the starting gate blaming guns before he knew anything concrete.
Exactly! A double, leftist, convenient coincidence.
They should give it to this guy. He'll get the data off of it.
The hammer or screwdriver to damage isn’t the reason why I find the statement odd. It’s the police spokesman saying it was either a hammer or a screwdriver - not both, and not just one, but possibly either.
Odd construction of the sentence.
Personally, I favor a 12 gauge for dealing with old hard drives. :)
Let me ask you this... does the media lie every day? Why would they suddenly start telling the truth?
Now that’s change you can believe in! bamachains.
Aluminum! Ye gods man. You must use tin! A proper Tin Foil Hat is made of tin! Hard to find, yes. But aluminum foil just doesn't cut it!
They clearly have agendas. I don’t think every single word is a lie. They seem more prone to not saying anything vs. telling lies. I think more truth gets out now due to the internet. (more BS as well)
Supposedly... depends on which story is true.
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