This is one successful Western Digital hard drive firmware repair and data recovery case study for one Dolphin user in Peru.

Patient HDD ID:

465 GB(976773168)
SPT: 1437

Patient HDD Failure Symptoms:

Inaccessible data area, full disk bad sectors

Required HDD repair tools and data recovery tools to fix the faulty hard drive:

DFL-WD hdd repair tool
DFL-DDP data recovery equipment

Patient HDD repair and data recovery steps:

1, Backup ROM and key firmware modules;
2, Slow fix;
3, Test firmware modules and found the module 32 was corrupted and couldn’t be read;
4, Wrote donor module 32;
5, Right click on module 32 and clear the module;
6, Restart firmware;
7, Open DFL-DDP data recovery equipment and the lost partition and folders and files were all recovered.

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