WD10EZRX-00L4HB0 Full Disk Bad Sector HDD Data Recovery Steps


This is one patient Western Digital hard drive-WD10EZRX-00L4HB0 from one DFL user in India. When this patient hard drive was received, the drive ID could be detected but when trying to access to the data area, it was full of bad sectors.

Patient HDD Model number: WD10EZRX-00L4HB0
PCB: 1945

Microcode: 00010054

Connecting the patient hard drive to DFL WD firmware repair hardware, the user listed all the firmware modules and after testing all firmware modules, some modules were corrupted but the key firmware modules were good. The user backup all the good modules.

Among all the corrupted firmware modules, there’s one corrupted module called media cache module and by ID mode, this module couldn’t be read and next the user went to read the media cache module by ABA mode, copy 0 and copy 1, both copies were accessible.

Next the user tried to write the media cache module by ID mode, next the user restarted the firmware and refreshed the HDD status.

Next the user opened DFL DDP data recovery program, all the data area were accessible and all the lost data was ready for file extraction.

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