Western Digital WD1600AB Data Recovery

We perform hard drive recovery for the WD Protege WD1600AB – Hard drive – 160 GB – internal – 3.5" – ATA-100 – 5400 rpm – buffer: 2 MB. Visit our up-to-date data recovery price-list here.

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Western Digital WD1600AB

Issues Specific to Western Digital WD1600AB

There are no data recovery issues unique to Western Digital WD1600AB, but check below for problems specific to Western Digital and faults that can appear on all mechanical hard drives. Users rated this hard drive at 4 stars out of 5.

Typical Western Digital Hard Drive Problems

Western Digital have manufactured a vast volume of hard drives, which are typically extremely reliable. You should note that all hard drives will fail at some point, whether by wear and tear, mishandling, or some systematic problem due to unique or family-wide errors in firmware or hard drive assembly.

Western Digital drives generally fail due to issues common to all hard drives:

Issues Common to All Hard Drives

All hard drives with platters are prone to the following problems:

  • impacted read-heads
  • weakly magnetised or damaged sectors
  • platter-damage
  • spindle failure
  • PCB component burn-out
  • firmware wiped
  • component failure from overheating

About Western Digital

Western Digital Corporation (often abbreviated to WD) is the world’s second largest hard disk drive manufacturer, after Seagate. It has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and as a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips. You can visit Western Digital’s support and warranty page here, but be warned: their warranty does not include data recovery.

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