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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    Well, I managed to restore the disk. :) The program that helped me is HGST_fmt.exe.
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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    It was Victoria 5.36, it has hitachi commands support. It did not allow me to do low level format in SATA mode, so I connected the drive by USB and after that I "succeded". (yes, I know it was silly) :(
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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    Other tools show thresholds, but different in each program. I will try to load the disk in linux but hesitate if this can fix cyclic redundancy error.
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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    It persists. And diskpart does not help: DISKPART> create partition primary Disk is uninitialized, initializing it to GPT. DiskPart has encountered an error: Data error (cyclic redundancy check). See the System Event Log for more information.
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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    Hi, I have a problem: SMART status of my drive is "unknown". It is also not possible to write or read the drive, it cannot be initialized, too. Though, I can see the right size of the drive and all SMART parameters except Threshold. As far as I know, it happened after unsuccessful low level...