You gave me the confidence to attempt this myself. They can steal information but they can’t steal knowledge and experience. If this is the case you can try to swap PCB from another WD drive of the same model but your chances of success are close to zero, especially on newer hard drives. Don’t try to open the drive by yourself – you could damage the platters making your data unrecoverable. I followed your instructions thank you to remove the chassis. Take out the 4 screws holding the SATA circuitry to the hard drive and unplug the wires, the 3 screws holding the front switch, and the 4 screws holding the hard drive to the plastic piece. I had to destroy the case to get it out as it differs from the one described here.

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