Navigate to Liteon Menu
then go to "Read Key using Maximus Scorpion"
if the option dont appear it means
you need a fw update on your lizard (Gecko 1.01)
go to Lizard Website and download the updater tool
follow the manual to know how to update it
Now we enter to the Option and it gave us the
first instruction, since the drive is turned off
we just need turn it on, after done it press OK button
Now the 2nd step, you need to touch the pad MPX01
with the tip of the Scorpion.
I will move the camera so you can see it
at the end of the video will show you a zoomed
image so you can see easily where is located.
Now contact the spot. Make sure the tip of the
scorpion is touching the pad. Lets Turn OFF-TURN ON the drive.
Now in lizard press OK to indicate
It bring you to the 3rd Step: Remove the probe
from the MPX01 pad and TURN OFF-TURN ON the drive (do that)
Now in Lizard press OK and now it shows the Key
Read Sucess screen, it means the key was read
and and verified against the Drive. (AES128 verification)
Now press OK and will show you the next screen
where indicate its ready to send the file to the PC
Leave the lizard and go to Lizard Toolbox
Click on Get Snapshot button. Then choose the
folder where you want to store it.
Remember to have a folder for every drive
so you can have a proper working structure
Lets save the file and you can see the file is
read from lizard in a snap
To check the details please go to the CFW Generator
tab, and click on Load Fw, select the file you just
read (dummysnap.bin). You can see there the
other files related to the drive (inquiry, identify, etc)
Now we can see the details and the key of the drive.
As you can see we have read the key of an 83850 V2
drive without the need of any cut, solder or glue
If you want to generate your custom firmware just
choose from the combobox the type of file you need
from the template list.
Then click on Save As, choose location (same as the
source file). Click yes to store it.
Now the CFW file is ready so you can flash it to
The proper way to remove the scorpion is as follows
Turn off the drive, unplug lizard
remove the grabber of the RED WIRE first
then remove the grabber from BLACK WIRE,
take care not bending the hooks.
The scorpion remains with some energy due to the
capacitor, if you want to speed the discharging
just make the 2 hooks contact each other.
Make sure every time you use the scorpion its
Thats all for watching, Enjoy your lizard.