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 Post subject: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 4:22 
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Hi all

i have broken pcb on my hdd
is Western Digital WD800
MDL: WD800BB-22JHCO
DCM: HSBHNTJAH
PCB board is: 2060-701292-000 rev a ( white sticker: 2061-701292-00 AP)

i found donor:
MDL: WD800BB-22JHCO
DCM: HSBHCTJCH
PCB board is: 2060-701292-000 rev a ( white sticker: 2061-701292-00 AP)

is just diffrent DCM. model, pcb same.

when i change u12 (bios) it will work to recover data?

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 Post subject: Re: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 4:54 
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Should work


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 Post subject: Re: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 5:01 
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Thanks

If i`ll find same hdd ( same model, same dcm, same pcb) i still need to swap u12 rom from my broken drive to donor pcb?


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 Post subject: Re: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 7:47 
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eitha wrote:
Thanks

If i`ll find same hdd ( same model, same dcm, same pcb) i still need to swap u12 rom from my broken drive to donor pcb?



Yes, you do


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 Post subject: Re: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 9:14 
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eitha wrote:
Thanks

If i`ll find same hdd ( same model, same dcm, same pcb) i still need to swap u12 rom from my broken drive to donor pcb?

some times you can get lucky, and you'll not have to transfer the U12


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 Post subject: Re: WD800BB PCB swap to recover data
PostPosted: April 20th, 2018, 14:46 
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jermy wrote:
eitha wrote:
Thanks

If i`ll find same hdd ( same model, same dcm, same pcb) i still need to swap u12 rom from my broken drive to donor pcb?

some times you can get lucky, and you'll not have to transfer the U12


This is true, especially if the DOM is close.

If if clicks with new PCB then you have other issues.

If it spins up and stays spinning but with no ID then you’ll need to switch U12 and it should work.

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