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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. 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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PC-3000 for HDD. Where and how to short Seagate F3 drives

As you may know, first step of diagnostics on Seagate drives is to check terminal output after power on and check is drive able to read system files. But there a lot of firmware errors when you can’t access terminal … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3 utility. Translator recovering on Seagate F3 drives

The most popular problem of Seagate F3 drives it’s problem with Translator.¬†Bassicaly such drives get access just to first part of users area, but the other part is unavailable for reading.¬†Such behavior could be if Translation table have wrong defect … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Seagate F3 utility. Solution of service area problem by loader

Lets look on the situation when Seagate F3 drive successfully reach Ready State, launch the motor spindle, but as soon as we trying to launch Seagate F3 Utility, drive goes in BSY state and show¬†LED:CC error message. In this situation … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. How to solve “No HOST FIS-ReadyStatusFlags” error

One of the most popular problem with Seagate F3 drives is problem with Translator. In this video we would like to show you how to fix “No HOST FIS-ReadyStatusFlags“¬†error. We have a drive that remains in Busy state and not … Continue reading

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