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by michael chiklis
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

I never seen a drive with such amount of bad sectors on which heads are still alive after more than 1 month cloning (24h). I check sometimes heads if they get more weak in meanwhile by doing a short scanning on healthy portion of surface, they still read fast on those areas, so heads don't seem to s...
by michael chiklis
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

Yes, at this point i can agree with you Luke.
by michael chiklis
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

Hi,
it was manufactured in 01 SEP 2010
DCM code: HBMTJBBB

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by michael chiklis
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: SA SPT (aerial density) of WD Families
Replies: 9
Views: 1673

SA SPT (aerial density) of WD Families

Jared wrote:Qr Bbpost I'm not sure I fully trust MRT to be accurate....


post15316.html#p15316
Freddy wrote:Qr Bbpost Both PC-3000 and MRT brought a SPT of 1108.


Maybe is not a MRT bug, SPT of 1100 could be make sense if exist helios drives with SPT of 1108
by michael chiklis
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

Hi Freddy, thank you for the answer and i wish you a good new year. This drive was never opened, the cover label is perfect. Mmy suspicion is that they have changed something at rom adaptives level or on the service area, certainly not at the hardware level. This drive has bad surface, this is sure ...
by michael chiklis
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

P.S.
this is the drive which has SPT 1100 (strange)
post15289.html#p15289

I don't know if this SPT is normal or if is a mrt bug or the company has altered it somehow.
by michael chiklis
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 sabotage

Hi and Merry Xmas to everyone. I've helios WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 which can read well surfaces on all 6 heads but in large zones they can't read well (black squares and slow reading) on heads 2-3-4-5. I already did the slow issue fix and edited ID to stop reallocation and other stuff but it behavies the s...
by michael chiklis
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: SA SPT (aerial density) of WD Families
Replies: 9
Views: 1673

SA SPT (aerial density) of WD Families

Jared wrote:Qr Bbpost Helios - 1364 / 1372 (6 heads)


I'm working with an helios drive which has SPT value of 1100
Helios SPT 1100.jpg
by michael chiklis
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: WD External / Internal Model Cross Reference
Replies: 12
Views: 3065

WD External / Internal Model Cross Reference

WDBACX0010BBK-00 --> WD10TMVW-11ZSMS0 (Helios)
by michael chiklis
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Hard Drive Data Recovery
Topic: ST1000DM003 slow clonning
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

ST1000DM003 slow clonning

I think in your case is possible to increase reading speed by changing AFH parameters and increasing current to preamp, but it is dangerous.
You'll need tools for this changings and know how.
My advice is to continue cloning until it works, without changing those parameters.

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