PC-3000 HDD

PC-3000. The “Active utility” option

Hello, friends! As you already know, the PC-3000 has an “Active utility” option.  So today we will show you how and when to use it.

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WD SMR drives: How to Access Data If a Second-Level Translator is Damaged.

Hello friends! These days we all very often face modern SMR drives. From this article, you will find out what they actually are, what the difference between SMR and PMR drives is, how to bypass issues in SMR drives and … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital repair. How to Fix a Used Drive and Hide Bad Areas in Defect Lists.

We keep receiving requests about how to restore the drives with bad areas in order to use them in the future. In this article, we are going to review the restoration process of WD Marvell drive which worked in DVR … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. A Drive in Disguise

Hello friends! It’s often easy to get deceived by the manufacturer’s labels on HDDs and choose a wrong utility. In this article we show you some cases and help you to choose the correct utility for Hard Disk Drives.

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PC-3000 HDD. Seagate F3. How to Write System Files to Non-System Heads.

Hello friends! We all know how to handle drives with bad modules or system files in the Service Area: fix them by writing good modules in place of bad ones. In the case of Western Digital drives, if the original … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Data Extractor. Practical advices and Settings Menu Dive In

Hello Friends! Data Extractor utility is a very powerful and flexible tool for data recovery. It has a lot of cool settings that make the imaging process easy and customizable. In this article, we would like to talk about every option … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. Seagate F3. How to Deal With SenseCode = 87270000 Error.

Hello Friends! Seagate drives are very popular, but they also have a lot of issues in their FW. In this article we will show you how to resolve one such issue: a strange SenseCode = 87270000 error, and get a … Continue reading

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PC-3000 for HDD. Western Digital. How to Block the Service Area Access Without Jumpers or Isolation to Get the Data Access.

Hello Friends! What do you normally do when your Western Digital Marvell drive falls into a Busy state as soon as you start Marvell utility and try to read HDD ID? Most likely you isolate head contacts for a 2.5″ … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Shared Database

We are often asked: how to use only one database for multiple computers? Today we present you our how-to on configuring a shared database.

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PC-3000 for HDD. Hitachi IBM ARM. How to get a full User Area access if the translator is bad

Hello Friends! Today we have a rather unusual case to guide you through. It is about Hitachi IBM ARM HTS725050A9A364 without a full User Area access.

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