How to remove Host Protected Area (HPA) on WD HDD ?

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  1. kimvn

    kimvn MDL Junior Member

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    Help, please!
    My friend has a 1TB WD. But his 1TB HDD reporting a capacity of only 31MB
    I thinks BIOS writed a backup copy of itself to a small Host Protected Area (HPA) at the end of the user area.
    We can't use HDD Capacity Restore and HDAT2 :eek:
    Have any way ? easiest way :D
     
  2. SOCRATE_MMXII

    SOCRATE_MMXII MDL Expert

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