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:
WD10JMVW-11S5XS0 WXA1E42NFM26 Firebird 2060-771801-002 REV A USB 3.0 (Micro) 17 NOV 2012
WD10JPVT-75A1YT0 WX71C3240031 Firebird 2060-771823-000 REV A SATA 23 MAY 2012