Seagate ST1000LM035 Undetected HDD Repair and Data Recovery


This is one Seagate ST1000LM035 undetected hard drive firmware repair and data recovery case study from one Dolphin users in Malaysia.

To recover lost data from Seagate ST1000LM035 undetected hard drives, users need to have DFL-Seagate hdd repair tool and DFL-DDP data recovery tool.

The patient drive was spinning smoothly and there’re no clicking noises and in the COM terminal, there’s not any sign of physical head damage and therefore, Dolphin engineer continued the remote support to fix this hdd as one firmware corrupted patient HDD.

After power on the patient HDD and trying to read the HDD ID, the program reported hdd ID read error, it’s undetected at all.

Next user use DFL Seagate hdd repair tool to backup the ROM, generated the unlock ROM, wrote unlock rom, power off and on, send unlock key, enter F3 T>;

Next the user did a backup of the NGlist by COM mode;

Next the user initialized HDD in proper settings;

Next the user cleared glist, view Nglist, regenerated translator;

Next the user powered off and on the HDD;

Next the user opened DFL-DDP data recovery program, all lost partitions and folders were found back.

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