thanks jc2012 2012-01-20 09:16:14 UTC #10 Hi there, I'm having the same problem with a 1tb drive, computer won't regognise it, light blinks, and i can hear it spin up when So, what are we supposed to do? SuperSoph_WDOct 28, 2015, 7:55 AM Welcome to the community, MrBall!I'm sorry to hear about your WD My Passport problems! The light comes on and there are soft noises from within, but when I connect to my laptop, the drive is not recognized. Source
I didn't disconnect the drive without dismounting. 07/01/2013 by Raj OK, good start. Good Tips my friend. Thank you in advance.
WD Support contacts: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=YstjYZGood luck! I have only had the hard drive for a week but threw out the box, hopefully that isnt a problem! Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 miraf October 29, 2012 at 5:09 am I have WD 500 GB external hard disk but uniformly it decreases to 269 GB why?
SuperSoph_WD Related Resources solved WD Passport Drive Recognized, but Lights keep blinking and does not stay stable. Wd External Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing Otishendryx 2012-01-21 08:29:51 UTC #14 Hi I'm having the exact same problem. If you have access to another computer, you could also try plugging the WD Passport there and see if it will get properly detected. read the full info here I am also having the same problem.
You'll need a SATA cable - you can find SATA drive enclosures for about $10 on newegg.com. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up and also I did try at other pc or laptop.. fix the hard disk properly to the circuit board.. If data recovery is required, please visit one of our data recovery partners.
Gosh I need all the data in there ? Keep us posted! Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized ha14 May 3, 2012 at 6:25 am 1) Right-click on “My Computer” then Click on “Manage” 2) Double-click “Disk Management” You will probably see WD Disk 3) Right-click in the left Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 278: How to access Device Manager in Windows Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers Right-click every device under the Universal Serial Bus Controllers Click
BusinessUser 2010-02-14 14:02:40 UTC #14 Hi, I am having the same problem as so many others my friend. this contact form That's going to depend on how much you need this data - data recovery is spendy. is my hard drive damaged? Was this answer helpful? Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7
It's been a month that my external hard drive could not be detected in my laptop. any other suggestions please? Actually I put my ear to the disk and it spins up to full speed, stays there for5 seconds then shuts down. have a peek here Use the space bar to advance to the second page if needed.
if yes, do you see the drive letter assigned/desk management/windows? If no, right click and assign drive letter. 5. if yes, you may have to format the drive again. **** Do this Wd Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized today attemp 7/30/2016 i do not hear the dive spinning... If it's still in warranty try calling WD and see if they will send a replacement.
Bruce Epper July 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm Does it show up under Disk Management; perhaps saying it is offline? spins, light on (constant) but not working on PC.. Answer ID 1378: What is the correct power supply to use with your Western Digital external hard drive? Wd Elements Not Detected Mac Try changing the data cable and plugging the drive into another computer.
A terminal fault in a drive about a year old is unacceptable. Thanks for your prompt responses 07/02/2013 by Raj Mine is damaged as well. sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free! Check This Out Thanks in advance!
Is it making any unusual sounds such as clicking or knocking? Better luck to you! I have 2 different WD drives a Passport and a My Book, the My Book was unrecognized when I added the Passport. Here's a PC Mag article on what happens in a clean room Don't forget to try out their drive simulator to see what happened to your drive.
I googled the solution but there is none. could anyone help.. Wiping something your trying to save shouldn’t be an option, thanks. Alawi3d 2012-01-27 18:54:59 UTC #17 Hello I m having exactly the same issue..but Im connecting the WD 2TB to my Asus U series Laptop , OS : Win 7 Tried all