Updating terastation firmware
Preparation steps include: Making sure the hard drive is workable.I recently came across a problem with a Buffalo Link Station Live.When I plugged the NAS into my computer, and ran the Buffalo NAS Navigator, it reported that the drive was in ‘EM Mode’.After several hours of fiddling around, I eventually managed to get it up and running again.The only way to do this is to either upgrade or flash the firmware. The instructions below assume that you have basic skills of manipulating hard drives.Any physical damages to hard drives may cause permanent data loss.I am simply providing them as a reference/help to anyone who has the same problem.
Don’t worry, the process is safe and shouldn’t damage any of your data.Here’s how I did it (you must have a Windows PC to hand to perform the operation): Please note: I accept NO responsibility for any lost data, since it is your own choice if you decide to take the steps above.If you are not completely sure about working with hardware, please, turn to professional data recovery services. This article contains details about NAS state after its resetting to factory defaults.Please read the article carefully for information about data recovery from a failed device after resetting.Data recovery chances from NAS storages depend on the NAS model and data loss causes.