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Bring a Dead WD1001FALS Back to Life

I have a few Western Digital WD1001FALS 1 TB hard drives and they have been pretty reliable for the past few years until recently. One of my WD1001FALS’ died suddenly a few months ago. Since it was still under warranty, I sent the dead drive back to WDC and swapped for a replacement drive. A couple of weeks later however, another drive failed in a similar manner (the harddrive would not spin up). Instead of sending it back for another RMA, I decided to take a better look at what was causing the failure and see whether I could fix the drive myself. Continue reading ‘Bring a Dead WD1001FALS Back to Life’ »