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:
WD1600BEVS-00RST0 WXE407C46804 Aries 2060-701450-011 REV A SATA 26 MAY 2007
WD800BEVS-75RST0 WXE208178305 Aries 2060-701450-011 REV A SATA 22 FEB 2008