PC-3000 HDD

PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to get a full data access on Rosewood family and why you have to make backup

Hello Friends, Everybody knows, that Seagate F3 Rosewood drives are in many ways different from previous families. First and foremost these drives come with a Physical Security ID, which guarantees that: An access to encryption key is locked; An access … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Samsung. HDD initialization with head map changing in RAM.

Hello, friends! One of the most common issues in any HDD is a damage to one of the heads. Due to this reason the drive can not initialize and is unable to provide an access to Service and User Areas. … Continue reading

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Specific tools for HDD data recovery

In previous articles we have already discussed: Best PC configuration for ACE Lab products Essential tools for your data recovery lab Consumables for your data recovery lab Now let’s talk about specific tools for HDD Data Recovery.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. Manual Translator recovery procedure. Track Defects.

As you may know, Seagate F3 drives use different Defect-lists to hide defected sectors. These are single defect records and track-defect records. On how to hide single defects you can read in this article. In the current article, we will … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Western Digital. Step-by-step guide on how to decrypt hardware encrypted data.

Hello, friends! At ACE Lab support we get a lot of questions concerning the decryption of Western Digital drives. A typical ticket looks like this:  USB WD drive, changed the connection type to SATA  as per this article, can’t see … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. SSHD drives. What it is and how does it work.

Technology does not stand still. More and more new drives of all types with new features appear every year. And they all do break just as well. Let’s talk about SSHD – the most popular device in data recovery branch. … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. The easier way to fix Init SMART Fail error

Hello dear PC-3000 users! SMART has proven to be the powerful method for monitoring the state of the drive in need of repair. This system detects and reports on various indicators.is system detects and reports on various indicators. However, SMART is … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. How to solve the Slow Responding issue if heads can not write.

Hello Friends! As you may know, when heads cannot pass the test during the initialization process, Western Digital Marvell drive does not allow an access to the service and user areas. If one of the system heads is in good … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. The password removing procedure for Seagate F3 drives

Dear Friends, In this article, we would like to describe the procedure of password removing for Seagate F3 drive. We have tested this method for the Sapta15 family of Seagate F3 Architecture. However, this approach works for other families of Seagate … Continue reading

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PC-3000. The “Active utility” option

Hello, friends! As you already know, the PC-3000 has an “Active utility” option.  So today we will show you how and when to use it.

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