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  1. Another Sucess Story, Thanks Pichi, thanks Gradius, thanks fatlip, thanks to everybody who made this information available on the net. My Material was a CA-42 generic cable, I removed the entire glue on the connection so I could see the positions and the colors, later the that day I checked the connection again so I could confirm the colors... and after connecting it to the computer I made the checks again, by using hyperterminal, and by using the multimeter (the TX connector had 3.32V, typing stuff on the hyperterminal made the connector fall down to 3.30V... only .02 of variation?) I couldnt get a Torx 6 by itself, I had to get a 40dlls kit, to get it... and it has a magnetic holder, I had to use an old black&decker kit to grab the Torx 6 head. At first I didnt removed the entire PCB, I tried with a plastic card, but it didnt work, so I removed the entire PCB, tried Gradius step by step instructions (without pictures by now), and... so this were the steps I took: Connected the 3 connector to the PCB, connected the USB to the computer, opened Hyperterminal, connected the SATA Power cable( of the same computer)... Pressed Ctrl-Z.... etc, but after trying the Z command I got the LED:000000CE FAddr:00280569 Error Removed the SATA Power, removed the usb from the computer, and then removed the PCB from the hard disk, again connected the USB, again connected the SATA Power, Again Opened Hyper Terminal.... and down from there was just the same as Pichi's & Gradius Steps... This was my final log: F3 T>/2 F3 2>Z Spin Down Complete Elapsed Time 0.154 msecs F3 2> F3 T>/2 F3 2>U Spin Up Complete Elapsed Time 9.841 secs F3 2>/1 F3 1>N1 F3 1>/T F3 T> F3 T>i4,1,22 F3 T>m0,2,2,,,,,22 Max Wr Retries = 00, Max Rd Retries = 00, Max ECC T-Level = 14, Max Certify Rewr ite Retries = 00C8 User Partition Format 5% complete, Zone 00, Pass 00, LBA 00008DED, ErrCode 000 00080, Elapsed Time 0 mins 05 secs User Partition Format Successful - Elapsed Time 0 mins 05 secs F3 T> Sweating, Shaking, with my heart pumping hard, without eating nor sleeping well in two days and after reading 200+ posts on diferent forums and pages.... I made it trough... I had never touched a multimeter in my entire life, didnt knew how to use it! I learn it all on the internet So, again Thanks a million! Kenrro.