Western Digital SMR HDDs SED V2 Data Recovery Solutions

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For WD SMR HDDs, they usually have firmware lock and SED V2 lock issue. To unlock the firmware area, users can use firmware unlock PCB. To fix the SED V2 issue, users can use the following methods:

1, Solder wires on original USB PCB;
2, Use
HDD USB-SATA wiring PCB;
3, Use Data Unlock SATA Connectors;

Now we have another method: When the original PCB is physically damaged, users can only transfer the main controller IC to firmware unlock PCB to fix SED v2 issue.

The following two Main Controller IC Reballing Stencils are available now to make the MCU transfer job easier and more successful:

WD 800041 800022 88i1047-NDB2 Main Controller IC Reballing Stencil
WD HDD PCB 88i1053-NXZ2 Main Controller IC Reballing Stencil

WD HDD PCBs with the same 88i1053-NXZ2 Main Controller IC:
800066
800067
800069
810030
810033
810035
810067

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2 replies
  1. Vinay kumar
    Vinay kumar says:

    I have 4tb wd external hard disk purchased one month before.I accidentally click on format hard disk become 0 byte. I use some recovery software but no data show. How to recover data.

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