Western Digital Data Recovery Guide is the world’s first advanced data recovery e-book based on data recovery hardware tools introducing not only data recovery concepts but most importantly is to understand the western digital hard drive structures and how to use data recovery hardware tools to analyse the hdd failure and restore the patient drives and finally get the lost data back.

The following are just the appendix indexes of this advanced western digital hard drive data recovery e-book:

Copyright Notice i
Dedication iii
Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xv
Appendix 1: Identify Western Digital Hard Drive 17
Appendix 1.1: Scorpio SATA II Black: 18
Appendix 1.2: Scorpio Blue Serial ATA: 19
Appendix 1.3: Scorpio Blue EIDEL 21
Appendix 1.4: Caviar Blue EIDE PATA: 22
Appendix 1.5: Caviar SATA I: 42
Appendix 1.6: Caviar Blue SE/SE 16/ SATA II: 44
Appendix 1.7: Caviar/SE 16 SATA I: 52
Appendix 1.8: Essential USB 2.0: 58
Appendix 1.9: Passport Silver USB 2.0: 59
Appendix 1.10: Protégé EIDE: 60
Apendix 1.11: Raptor SATA ATA: 61
Appendix 1.12: Caviar RAID Edition: 62
Appendix 1.13: RE2 SATA II: 63
Appendix 1.14: Raptor X SATA: 64
Appendix 1.15: Caviar RE SATA I: 64
Appendix 1.16: Caviar Black: 65
Appendix 1.17: Caviar Green: 65
Appendix 1.18: Caviar Green / GP: 66
Appendix 1.19: AV – GP: 66
Appendix 1.20: Veloci Raptor SATA: 67
Appendix 1.21: AV: 67
Appendix 1.22: Jumper Setting Western Digital 2.5: 68
Caviar Green and GP 68
Appendix 1.23: Jumper Setting Western Digital 2.5 69
Caviar SE : Caviar SE EIDE 69
Appendix 1.24: Jumper Setting Western digital 2.5 70
Scorpio 70
Appendix 1.25: Jumper Setting Western Digital 2.5 71
Scorpio Blue Serial ATA 1TB 71
Appendix 1.26: Jumper Setting Western Digital 72
Scorpio SATA II Black 72
Appendix 1.27: Safe Mode Jumper Settings 73
Appendix 2: Determining Donor Drive Compatibility 75
Appendix 2.1: Firmware Compatible 75
Appendix 2.2: PCB Compatible 75
Appendix 2.3: Head Compatible 76
Appendix 3: WD PCB Specifications 77
Appendix 3.1: Reading Corrupted ROM from WD PCB 80
Appendix 4: Modules 85
Appendix 4.1: WD Module Table by Type Black I WD2500JB 88
Appendix 4.2: Modules Master Table Black I Series 90
Appendix 4.3: WD Module Table by Type Silver II WD2000JB 93
Appendix 4.4: WD Module Table by Type Black I WD800BB 95
Appendix 4.5: Modules Master Table Silver II Series 97
Appendix 4.6: WD Module Table by Type Royal WD7500AACS 99
Appendix 4.7: Module Table Description Royl Series HDD 103
Appendix 5: Common Errors in WD HDD 111
Appendix 5.1: Head Problems 111
Appendix 5.2: Bad sector Problems 111
Appendix 5.3: PCB and ROM Problems 111
Appendix 5.4: Load from HDD 112
Appendix 5.5: Firmware problem 112
Appendix 5.6: Defect list problem 112
Appendix 5.7: ATA / ROM damage 112
Appendix 5.8: Repair Procedures; General Work Flow 113
Appendix 5.8.1: Drives with Bad Sectors 113
Appendix 5.9: Noise in WD Hard Drives 116
Appendix 5.9.1: The Clicking Noise 116
Appendix 5.9.2: The Continuous Noise 117
Appendix 5.9.3: To Repair this Problem 117
Appendix 5.9.4: To Determine if the Motor IC is bad and Needs to be Replaced: 118
Appendix 5.9.5: Recommendations 118
Appendix 5.9.6: Determining Motor IC Chip is Bad 118
Appendix 5.10: General Steps for Solving Head clicking Problems 118
Appendix 6: Hex to ASCII Codes 121
Appendix 7: Spare Parts Compatible 125
Appendix 7.1 Model Number: 125
Appendix 7.2: Motor Codes 125
Appendix 7.3: Head Change Match 126
Appendix 7.4: PCB Match 126
Appendix 7.5: Platter Swap 126
Appendix 7.6: Firmware Donor File 126
Appendix 7.7: Hot Swapping 126
Appendix 8: WD USB Passport Solution 127
Section 7.1: WD USB Passport Solution 127
Appendix 9: Information from US Patent Micro Jog 131
Appendix 10: Importance of Modules 139
Section 10.1.1: Overlay Modules 139
Section 10.1.2: Defect Image 139
Section 10.1.3: S.M.A.R.T. 139
Section 10.1.4: Module Map 139
Section 10.1.5: Parameter 140
Section 10.1.6: Selfscan 140
Section 10.1.7: P-List 140
Section 10.1.8: G-List 140
Appendix 11: Understanding Module Structure 141
Section 11.1.1: Big-Endian: 141
Section 11.1.2: Little-Endian: 142
Appendix 12: When to Save Firmware 145
Appendix 13: Locating Head Distribution 147
Appendix 14: Locating Motor Number 149
Appendix 15: Edit SN and Model Number 151
Section 15.1.1: Hex to ASCII 153
Appendix 16: Black I Identification Error “XYZ” 155
Appendix 17: WD Black I PCB Swap 159
Appendix 18: Translator Regeneration Failed 163
Appendix 19: L-Format Problem 169
Appendix 20: Fix Identification Problems Caused by Corruption of ATA Overlay Module or ROM Contents 173
Appendix 21: Black I Password Locked 179

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