Tell why you wouldn't do that.
Anyone heard of a recovery SW called "Hard Drive Mechanic" by Higher Grounds Software? I have a problem with a disk read error occuring which prompts me to hit control/alt/delete and puts me into a loop. The OS is XP Media Edition and I can't boot up in any manner which will permit me to do a system restore and I don't want to do a full recovery.
This looks like it might do the trick, but I'd like a little confirmation before I shell out $70...