Hard drive firmware is software that is embedded in the hardware of a hard drive and controls its operation. It is responsible for managing various functions of the hard drive, including controlling the drive motor, reading and writing data, managing power consumption, and handling error correction. Firmware of a hard drive is programmed by the manufacturer and is not typically user-modifiable. However, in some cases, firmware updates may be released by the manufacturer to fix bugs, improve performance, or add new features to the drive. Firmware can become damaged which may result in data becoming inaccessible.

This website provides data recovery professionals resources to repair firmware thereby allowing data to be recovered.

Model: Serial Number: Family: PCB Number: Interface: Date:
WD1200BEVT-00A23T0 WXG0AA9W6980 Jamaica 2060-771672-001 REV P1 SATA 19 NOV 2009
WD1600BEVT-75A23T0 WX91A1178944 Jamaica 2060-771672-004 REV A SATA 14 FEB 2011
WD2500BEVT-08A23T1 WXJ1A5071421 Jamaica 2060-771672-004 REV A SATA 11 JUL 2010