hard drive with burnt PCB (Western Digital WD5000AAKB) Tags: Western Digital Connection Storage Hard Drives Last response: March 21, 2014 10:42 AM in Storage Share TubeExperience March 21, 2014 7:32:06 AM I have a Western Digital WD5000AAKB (my storage drive) with a burned PCB. Would it be wise to connect the hard drive to a computer and try to transfer data? Or should my next step be to find a hard drive with similar PCB? More about : hard drive burnt pcb western digital wd5000aakb bignastyid a b G Storage March 21, 2014 7:39:23 AM I wouldn't connect it to anything with a fried PCB. If you swap the PCB it can't just be similiar it has to be identical for it to work. Here's where you might be able to find one. http://www.hddzone.com/ m 0 l TubeExperience March 21, 2014 10:00:56 AM @bignastyid It's definitely not available there. The PCB# is 2061-701596-500 06P XC 7Y04 161N Q 0005300 9305 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Y0GI a c 244 G Storage March 21, 2014 10:42:51 AM Here is a thread that may help you: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1827057/simultan... Specifically, this post by Fzabakr: Quote:With respect, you may be better off engaging someone to do the work for you. Try your local TV/AV repair shop. Alternatively, the following suppliers will sell you a replacement PCB and include a free firmware transfer. http://www.onepcbsolution.com/ http://www.hdd-parts.com/ Yogi m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuestion about changing PCB's on a Western Digital drive Forum SolvedI have a Western Digital 3TB external hard drive connectivity issue. Forum Solvedgigabyte motherboard western digital hard disk drive AMD Forum SolvedSending my Western Digital Hard Drive for warranty question Forum SolvedTwo 3TB Western Digital Hard drive GPT partition Lost after boot Win7 Forum SolvedWestern Digital Hard-Drive [IDE?] Forum I bought a western digital internal hard drive for my windows 7 64 bit OS now the speed is very slow when compared to my previ Forum Western Digital Black Caviar Hard Drive - Not recognized Forum Advice for a Beginnner: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Forum SolvedWestern Digital External Hard Drive Problem Forum how to replace sony VAIO sve1513jcwx hard drive with western digital black dual drive Forum Western Digital WD black 6 month Old Hard drive Not Working Forum SolvedWhats the difference between these two Western Digital hard drives? Forum i have a western digital external hard drive which was attached to alaptop i was formating and after that i could acess it Forum SolvedBuffalo vs. Western Digital Portable Hard Drive Forum Using Western Digital Hard Drive as External Hard Drive Problems Forum I have a Western Digital Elements 2.0 external hard drive that will not power up. The light will not come on. Any idea how to Forum Seagate vs. Western Digital Hard Drives Forum I currently have window 8.1 on my 60 gig solid state harddrive when I add 2 more 1 terrabite western digital hard drives to cr Forum 1TB Western Digital Hard drive says needs format but already has been and has over 900GB of data on Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !