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:
WD5000BMVW-11AMCS2 WXE1E11EDM97 Zephyr 2060-771761-001 REV P1 USB 3.0 (Micro) 28 MAR 2011
WD5000BMVW-11AMCS4 WXD1A51H6241 Zephyr 2060-771814-001 REV P1 USB 3.0 (Micro) 03 JUN 2011
WD5000BPVT-75HXZT1 WXH1E31LEC34 Zephyr 2060-771692-005 REV A SATA 15 JUN 2011
WD7500BPVT-22HXZT3 WX31C1222390 Zephyr 2060-771820-000 REV A SATA 08 SEP 2012