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Another successfull 0 LBA fix! Thanks so much to Gradius for posting this solution. I fixed my Seagate 7200.11 which contained photo's and video's of my baby daughter (yes I know: backup, backup, backup). A short summary: Used a cheap nokia CA-42 cable (euro 4,99). Used a multi tester to find the RX en TX wires. Used a soldering iron to connect the RX en TX wires to a jumper which fits onto the hdd. Connected the hdd to a regular SATA power source. Used Putty to connect to the hdd on Windows 7. When I entered: F3 T>m0,2,2,0,0,0,0,22 (enter) The result was instant and showed: Max Wr Retries = 00, Max Rd Retries = 00, Max ECC T-Level = 00, Max Certify Rewrite Retries = 0000 User Partition Format Successful - Elapsed Time 0 mins 0 secs When I popped the hdd into my hdd dock everything was there! I'm backing up my data as I'm writing this post. Good luck to everyone trying to resurrect their hdd. Peter