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Dear friends, my HardDrive (Seagate ST3500320AS - 7200.11 - 500 GB - 3,5'' FW SD81 - Purchase Date : 11. Feb. 2009) had the BSY Error and is unbricked now. Sorry for this question, but I am very confused: Will the FW-Update SDA1 prevent the HDD from further Errors or not ? I see some messages in here that makes me think about. Should I do the Update or not ??? Greetings JDz
(Sorry for my English) THANK YOU ALL FOR THE HELP Hello Friends, I'm happy to say that I unbrick my HDD from the BSY Error - not recognized in BIOS. Good Luck for the people who have the same problem ! After the Unbrick: HDD in BIOS = OK , NO LBA0 Problem after Boot, on WinXP_SP3 All Data = OK & HD-Tune Pro 3.5 Error Scan (Full) = OK Here some Details to help others or maybe be useful: Hard Drive : Seagate ST3500320AS - 7200.11 - 500 GB - 3,5'' Firmware : SD81 Purchase Date : 11. Feb. 2009 Affected (?) : I check my Drive on Seagate's Homepage - it says that my Drive is not affected, but I HAD the BSY Error !!! The seagate's Database are not Up-2-Date I think The Cable I use : Nokia CA-42 - USB - The "blue" Cable. On the label it says : CA-42 USB Data Cable S/N WT048000317 The Cable has ONLY 3 wires with these colours Blue = Ground White = TX (Transmission) Yellow = RX (Receiver) The Cable Driver that was in package, runs without problems on my WinXP Pro SP3. Setup & Reboot At Device Manager it says: Nokia CA-42 USB (COM5) USB\VID_067B&PID_2303\5&3225574&0&4 Vendor : KQ Driver Date : 12 Jan. 2003 Driver Version : 220.127.116.11 ********************************************************* I have an important question and I need help PLEASE After I Re-Alive my Drive from the BSY Error - I'm afraid that it will happen again !! Have someone do further experience about FW Updates ? On my Drive Info you can see that I have the SD81 Firmware. I Downloaded the SDA1 FW - (ms-sd1a.exe) for Win from Seagate. http://seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/self...951&Hilite= Will the Update prevent the HDD from further Errors or not ? I see some messages in here that makes me think about : http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=129459 Need help ! Should I do the Update or not ??? Greetings JDz