This was one case study of Seagate F3 hard drive refurbishing, to refurbish the hard drive means the client doesn’t need the data inside the drive, because the functions used in this case study will destroy the data.

So users must backup the firmware resources, must learn whether it’s to refurbish the hard drive or recover the data before operating on the hard drives.

The hard drive ID information is as below:

Model: ST500DM002-1BD142; Firmware version: KC43; Capacity: 500GB; Serial Number: 6VMXTPTB Read more