MInd you the following is my PERSONAL opinion. There are reports of the i365 guys to be either extremely correct and honest or completely nuts and false (up and beyond the border of "robbery") I suspect that this may depend on several factors including: the actual "channel" through which your drive was sent to them the actual "operator" that actually puts his/her hands on your drive Point is whether your drive was originally affected by either LBA0 or BSY problem, what we commonly define as "bricked" as in: For what we know: it is NOT possible to upgrade the firmware UNLESS the drive is "unbricked" first. once the drive is unbricked (and WITHOUT ANY firmware upgrade) it won't re-brick itself spontaneously for at least three months of daily use (six to twelve month being proven to be the most likely cases) logically NO data recovery service would (though it is possible) re-brick the drive after the firmware upgrade actually upgrading the firmware has NO (immediate) consequence to the actual "brick status" of the drive If I were you (and mind you - AGAIN - this is just my PERSONAL take on the matter), if you are sure enough of the symptoms your drive had when it failed, i.e. you are confident enough that it was in a LBA0 or BSY state, I would call the bluff and get the drive back. Mind you also that there is a line that is quite "elastic" between "recovering a drive" and "recovering the filesystem", and even another elastic line between "recovering the filesystem" and "recovery of MOST contents of it". PLEASE go to "Search" and search for "i365" make sure you select "Show results As posts" and take some time reading the results (you'll get two pages of results): http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?app=core&module=search&search_in=forums Come back when you have read ALL those posts and have a better idea of the past experiences of the other members, as said quite contrasting. jaclaz Hello jaclaz or other people, i tried myself to fix the LBA0 Problem. The Cable connections are OK, the Loopbacktest also, but when i try to start F3 T>m0,2,2,0,0,0,0,22 Then i get after a few seconds the answer : DIAG Error 0000500E Process Effect List Error R/W Sense 00000002 R/W Error 841C0087, List Offset 00000000, File Error 00000001 And after I tried F3 T>v4 I got everey few seconds LED:000000CC FAddr:00243FCF Is there any possibility to solve this problem ??