WD2500JS-40TGB0 Undetected HDD Fixed by DFL WD HDD Repair Tool


This is one hdd repair and data recovery case for one DFL user from Japan.

When this patient WD HDD-WD2500JS-40TGB0 was received, the HDD was busy and undetected and it’s not possible to access to the data area.


Model number: WD2500JS-40TGB0
SN: WD-WCANY1940735
Microcode: 088G
Family: HAWK2

Failure symptoms:

Drive stays busy. The motor spins up, there is no unusual noise.
Entered kernel mode by plugging in the jumper pins and the hdd got ready.

For this type of case, the ROM issue is very common, within the DFL WD HDD repair tool, users just need to click Regenerate ROM for WD L series and then write the generated rom and then remove the jumpers, power off and on, the patient HDD was fixed and the data area was accessible.

Dolphin team will share more and more case studies so all DFL users will be more successful.