PCB burnt is another most common WD hdd failures and many data recovery engineers are trying to find a donor PCB from a donor drive and swap the PCB directly. Unfortunately a simple direct PCB mostly doesn’t work for PCB burnt WD drives. It’s because of the poor ROM compatibility of the WD PCB, as for the ROM on each WD drive, even if the drive has the same model and you may think you have already found one donor drive and after you swap the PCB, you may still fail to restore the patient drive and the drive is still undetected. Read more

DFL-WDII is the latest and most professional WD hdd repair tool with many useful and innovative hdd repair functions helping users improve both their hdd repair efficiency and their WD HDD repair and data recovery success rate. Read more

When we’re talking about clicking drives, we can always connect it to physical damage to hard drive inside components, such as the failure in the head or preamplifier chip that is located on the headstack. But As one skilled hdd repair and data recovery engineer, you must also know clicking drives can be also caused by firmware corruption. If you want to secure your data, you must diagnose your clicking hard drives correctly and take the right hdd repair solution with professional hdd repair tools. You may want to know what others cause the hard drive clicking. Now let’s see some live examples by some clients in our data recovery lab: Read more

WD HDD Directory Module editing is one very important hdd firmware repair feature and one new hdd repair function of DFL-WDII which has helped many data recovery engineers restore and recover the lost data from damaged WD hdd drives. Read more

DFL-WDII HDD Firmware Repair Tool: Edit DIR Module Starting Offset

To edit the starting offset of the DIR module is one new feature to be used on the latest ROYL series WD drives.

The function can be easily used to edit the SA’s starting address recorded in the firmware module 01 and it is one of the important and advanced hdd repair and data recovery features for data recovery success. Read more

Dolphin Data Lab has been dealing with Western Digital hard drive repair and data recovery for a long time and we’ve found when the WD hard drives are not detected or suffering clicking noises, it’s mostly due to the damage in firmware modules.

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