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PC-3000 HDD. Nontypical HDD recovery

There are lot of nontypical devices like media stations, different recorders, cameras, audio players, etc which are based on nontypical drives. Here is a real case of hard drive (!!!) from iPod Video 30 Gb. Such players (5th generation) was … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to fix Init SMART Fail error

Hi Friends! How are you today? As you know SMART is very useful thing. It provides detailed infomation about Hard Drive. However SMART is broken too. Do you see this error? Init SMART Fail LED:000000CC FAddr:xxxxxxxx If yes then welcome … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Removing password for Samsung drives

Hey all, We have this problem when customers try to ‘crack’ Samsung drive and get access to data without user password. Pay attention that this procedure works for cases where the drive is protected by USER password. If any drive … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Samsung HDD. How to work with BURN

In the previous article regarding BURN resources we are talked about general things and what a types of BURN resources we can upload to Samsung HDDs. In this article we will talk about a real Samsung case which is require … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. How to convert USB drive to IDE interface

In this article we would like to talk about old 1.8″ Samsung drive HS25YJZ model name. This is real case of old Samsung drive which was solved by presented method. Probably you say: “Why I need convert it to IDE if … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3 architecture drives specific diagnostics

In the Basic HDD diagnostics procedure post we looked at the common steps of diagnostics for any HDD. Now we will look at the specific steps of diagnostics of Seagate F3 architecture drives. In this article we will discuss the most … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. WD Marvell drives specific diagnostics.

In the Basic HDD diagnostics procedure post we looked at the common steps of diagnistics for any HDD. Now we will look at the specific steps of diagnostics of WD Marvell drives. In this article we will discuss the most … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. How to find out the problems in WD Marvell drives

There are several situations could be with a Western Digital drive. Let’s take a look the most popular of them and discuss about diagnostics and solutions

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PC-3000 for HDD. How to check system heads manually on WD drives.

The procedure is applicable both for WD Marvell and WD Caviar architecture drives. When we recover Service Area modules we need to be sure that system heads are able to write modules in SA without errors. Make sure that you … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Basic HDD diagnostics procedure

Sometimes DR specialists start examining the drive from the wrong point that leads to unnecessary wasting of time or even to the situation when the drive becomes unrecoverable. We want to present to you our recommended procedure of basic examining … Continue reading

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