After users buy this unlock PCB, users will get one helpful technique support document on how to recover lost data from these WD MCU locked hard drives.
How to recover lost data from WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 with firmware failure? this PCB is for you.
This is one unlocked and special data recovery PCB with PCB number-2060-800077-003 REV P1. This PCB helps to unlock the SA only, doesn’t guarantee for your data recovery success.
Some new 2TB WD hard drives have PCB number of 2060-800077-003 REV P1, however, this PCB is locked and the whole drive SA is not accessible. Once the firmware is corrupted, users cannot do anything to recover the data.
To recover lost data from this kind of locked hard drives with this PCB number, users need to unlock PCB first and then users can repair firmware failure and then extract lost data.
Users cannot buy common new PCB from new hard drives, because the new common PCB is also locked so cannot help at all. Users must buy this special data recovery PCB and swap the ROM and then access the firmware area and repair firmware corruption and then extract lost data.
Please note: This firmware unlock PCB doesn’t help on the WD SMR HDD SED V2 data encryption issue, it helps only to access firmware area. To fix the SED V2 data encryption issue, users need to use HDD USB-SATA Wiring PCB Pro. or Data Unlock SATA Connectors.