This is one successful western digital hdd data recovery case for one DFL user in Brazil. The patient hard drive was properly detected but the data area was full-disk bad sectors.
To fix this patient hard drive, the following hdd repair tools and data recovery equipment are required:
DFL-SRP for WD firmware repair tool
DFL-SRP for DDP data recovery equipment
PCB: 2060-771945-002 REV A
WD20PURX-64P6ZY0 HDD Data Recovery Steps:
1, Backup the ROM and important firmware modules;
2, Test the firmware modules and found module 31, the translator was corrupted, it cannot be read and written in either ID or ABA mode;
3, Shift the translator module to one new free track;
4, Re-enter the program to refresh the firmware cache and the engineer found the translator location has been altered to the new track;
5, Regenerate translator;
6, Power off and on;
7, Open DFL-DDP data recovery program, the engineer set up the head map and then image by heads to one VHD;
8, Finally all lost data was recovered.