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 Post subject: Hacking WD Greens(and Reds) with WDIDLE3.exe
PostPosted: September 5th, 2014, 2:07 
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 Post subject: Re: Hacking WD Greens(and Reds) with WDIDLE3.exe
PostPosted: September 5th, 2014, 2:50 
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Here is an open source Linux version of the same tool (idle3ctl):
http://idle3-tools.sourceforge.net

Here is a thread where a WD user has built on the above tool to enable users to hack the APM setting:
http://community.wd.com/t5/Desktop-Mobi ... d-p/754606

The APM and idle3 timer settings each modify a single byte in MOD 02.

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