Q: What can cause firmware problems?

A: A range of factors can cause hard drive firmware failure and problems;

• Over filling of error and self test logs
• Failure to reassign defective areas
• Excessive vibration
• Bad sectors and unreadable areas in the location that firmware is stored on the disk’s platters

Asked by Tom in Bristol.

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