This is one interesting Seagate ST1000DM003-1ER162 data recovery case study fixed perfectly by DFL Seagate firmware repair tool and DFL DDP data recovery tool.
This case study was fixed by Dolphin remote system for one DFL user in India.
Head number: 2
0.03GB, data is not accessible
SA locked, firmware area is not accessible.
Data Recovery Steps from this ST1000DM003-1ER162 patient HDD:
1, Connect patient hdd to DFL-SRP firmware repair hardware;
2, Power on test to make sure the PCB and heads are ok;
3, Unlock the SA;
4, Backup firmware modules, the most important are sys files;
5, Clear g-list and regenerate translator;
6, Repair ID firmware module;
7, Regenerate translator.
After fixing the damaged firmware module, users switch to DFL-DDP data recovery tool and all lost partitions and files were perfectly listed and users was able to recover 100% of the lost data.
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