I have learned some things, Nutter was correct, apologies Nutter,
so the noise was most likely from the head parking.
So WD drives feature...
That's what happened to me. I believe that's why the newer LPLX drives won't work. They won't take the serial number from the flash.
connect drive to desktop sata and boot to dos
ran wdidle3 and /d , seemed to work
ran hddhackr and flashed firmware, seemed to work...
wdidle3 /d, disabled timer.
then hddhackr, etc.
now seems may have bricked the drive.
xbox 360 won't recognize it now,
crashes my desktop...
So I've run into a problem, a big problem that I don't see listed anywhere on the net. I purchased a WD 500gb BPVT. Thoroughly tested it, passed...
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