Tag Archives: Seagate F3

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. 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 HDD. Seagate F3 arch. Manually Translator recovery procedure

A lot of times PC-3000 owners asked us about sharing step-by-step guide. One of the often problems on Seagate F3 architecture drives is a Translator problem. Usually we try to regenerate Translator automatically (by Translator regeneration and Recovery translator procedures). Basically … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3. Practical cases. How to get the Service Area access if one of non-system heads is damaged.

Hello Friends! Sometimes we get the Seagate F3 drives which are clicking and don’t read the Service Area at all initially. It can be because of bad head(s), damaged/not original  PCB and ROM, and bad Service Area modules. In this … 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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