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Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 6:02

i have Seagate Barracuda ST3500418AS
Firmware CC34
Site code Wu
It not Appear in Bios.
Did any one know How to Change Circuit to make HDD Working.

Here is the Harddisk DATa
Seagate ST3500418AS
F/W CC34
Date Code 09345
Site Code WU (CHina)
the label on Circuit is 2364 F

I replace with
ST3500418 AS
F/W CC34
Date Code 09345
Site Code Wu (CHina)
but label on Curcuit is 2364E

But it Still not appear on bios

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 7:03

what exactly is the disk doing when powered? Changing the circuit board will not help you.

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 8:58

If u Disk its not showed at BIOS or show´s LBA on 0 its a SA problem ,wich cannot be repaired exchanging PCB its a problem on "engineering tracks"

Regards

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 9:56

Did you try swapping platters?
I believe its a 2nd most popular thing people do after PCB swap.

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 10:50

did you swap flash (AKA ROM) ?

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 10:59

OOH are these having LBA 0 issues too???

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

April 23rd, 2009, 11:31

I hope so. I'm now rubbing my hands with glee :lol:

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

May 13th, 2009, 3:14

I am also experiencing the problem you are having with your harddisk. I am also using the same harddisk.

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

May 13th, 2009, 4:36

Of course they have...

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

May 13th, 2009, 6:55

If not appear in BIOS, and you dont tell-us if the model appear at all or just show 0MB in Bios ?

maybe it could have two Problems.
- SA
- Head Problem ( if the disk was drop)

ZeBong

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

May 13th, 2009, 17:40

You need to post a terminal log....

Re: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12

May 16th, 2009, 21:55

I also want to know, this kind of breaks down I see a lot of
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