Almost no one reads the lengthy terms and conditions that come with nearly every piece of technology. But here's a reason you may want to start: Toshiba is charging a customer over $400 to fix his friend's hard drive because he wrote "X Faulty" on the label.
This week, Giz saw no less than two (two!) hard drive casualties befall our staff. So, in honor of Matt and Wilson's data, hit up Lifehacker's definitive guide for fixing, protecting, backing up and preserving that spinning data destroyer that lives inside your computer. Heed.