SSD WD Green with SanDisk controller Automatic Solution - How to Get Data Faster

SSD WD Green with SanDisk controller Automatic Solution - How to Get Data Faster

SSD drives use the same NAND memory as USB drives or Memory cards. So VNR could be used for data recovery from that storages too.  We have found the solution for a few WD Green SSD disks with SanDisk controllers.

The solution for SSD with a capacity of 120 Gb works pretty well. However, it may be slower for SSDs of 240 GB and 480 GB.

There are several tips on how to make it much faster. Firstly, it is necessary to create a case, apply the solution from the Base of Solutions, and save the case then.

The next thing to do is to make copies of the saved case. The number of copies should be the number of chips plus one to merge it all later.

In the copy of the case for a particular chip, we should delete all chains except the one for the current chip.

For four chips we have four cases by one chain.

In the last case file- for Uniting all chains, we can remove all elements except Shadow copies, Unite, and Data area.  

Then it's necessary to read all the chips in each case one by one and fix bit errors.

After removing bit errors, it is necessary to create the markers tables.

The next important thing is the LBN range in the last markers table. It is necessary to check the first and last blocks, and the number of blocks

If there is no 00000000 block, then it is necessary to add it manually. With the right click, it's necessary to select the option "Insert blocks". The default LBN step is 1/1, it is necessary to change it to 1/1/1/40.


The presence of the last block can be checked using the "Go to LBN" option. Just paste the number of the last block from the specified range from the Note and click on the Arrow button. If there is no that LBN, it should be added manually too.

When the first and last blocks are correct, it is necessary to add Missing blocks (this option is necessary because result dumps must be the same size for all the chains, it is the most important condition).

After the image is built, the Shadow copy should be done.

All these steps must be repeated for all NAND chips. When all copies are done, we can open the last case for merge all copies and get data.

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