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i have a Seagate drive with the well known hardwere problem. I have another one of thease drives and was wondering if i swap the pcb will it operate so i can remove data. Thanks for any help
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Howdy and welcome to GTG:

You could attempt it but,as far as I know, only if the two drives were identical.


Edited by Murray S., 14 June 2009 - 08:02 PM.

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It is possible, but I have heard that there can be issues if the firmware is not the same. The drives need to be the same model too.
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