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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to fix SIM Error 1009 RW Error 00000080 on Sentosa family

Hello Friends, Some family of Seagate F3 drives has specific issue which you wil not see on other families. One of these issues we would like to show today.

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Data shift happens

This article is not about a cooperative platformer, even not about popular racing video game. It’s about shifted data and method for fixing it in PC-3000 Data Extractor utility.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. How to Stop Worrying and Set Max LBA

This article provides a simple method for disk original size making and the analysis of hidden sectors, those LBAs undetected or improperly detected by PC-3000 or another software. The difference between “models” sectors (shown in Drive ID) and “the real … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Nontypical HDD recovery. iPod Video

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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