Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Abraham Levit 1,906,233 views 7:46 DIY Video 2 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise Get your data Back! Not_My_Fault 2010-02-16 05:18:34 UTC #16 This post is referring to the MyPassport Protable Hard Drive. With a damaged partition, there may be data recovery software that can restore the partition. Source
Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 15058: Safely removing the USB device from the computer Connect the external drive to the computer that could not see the drive before reelflowtv 749,582 views 5:18 Western Digital My Book Essential 2TB - Removing The SATA Drive For My Unraid Server - Duration: 12:22. Follow the links below. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925
Give it a minute or two to recognize then you will want to access Disk Management to see if the drive shows up in there. If it does show up in greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 Fix External Hard Drive (Free and Easy) - Duration: 4:56. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists...
nor "Add" upon right clicking. Loading... is there a chance I could retrieve all my files? Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac For help with accessing Disk Management, or reformatting your drive in Windows, see Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows (7, Vista, XP, 2000) and
Upon opening the diskmgmt.msc, a pop-up window says "You must initialize a disk before Logical Disk Mngt can access it" And at the bottom, DISK 2 says, "unknown/ not initialized" Although Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Please refer to your motherboard manual or contact your PC manufactuer to update the hardware drivers USB Cables A USB cable may work with one computer but not another. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Once this has been done, plug it back in and start it up again, and hopefully the device will be working.
Finally, I tried using Ubuntu that is installed in the same laptop with Vista and immediately the external drive is detected even showing WD logo. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-692251-western-digital-1tb-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-by-pc This feature is not available right now. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Suddenly it stopped working and following is happening after connecting it to my laptop (Win 7 64 bit OS) LED of the drive are ON. Wd Hard Drive Not Showing Up cae02 2010-02-02 16:51:52 UTC #6 penry1, What is your drive from below?
Important Information on "dead" EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES! - Duration: 9:55. fzabkar 2010-02-07 07:02:07 UTC #11 Can you hear the drive spinning? Therefore, plug it in if you have a power supply for it (many bus-powered drives ship with an optional one). have a peek here Sean shaw 95,261 views 14:46 Western Digital MyPassport 2TB USB 3.0 HDD Disassembly - Duration: 9:47.
Abraham Levit 518,989 views 17:48 WD My book Essential connector board replace and data recovery DIY 4061-705059-003 4061-705059-001 - Duration: 5:51. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Mac If it works, then there's an issue with either the hardware or drivers on the primary PC. Please try again later.
The quick fix for this is to turn off and unplug the MyBook, and then give it a few sharp taps around the power button to dislodge it. Took me quite a while to find the issue on my PC, turning off the WD Drive Manager service and let Windows handle it. About those sounds, coming from the drive, could you describe them as sounds from the spinning or is it more like scratching? Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac next again, then it could see it but it had DISABLED it...
Faran Ali 1,536,131 views 4:00 WD my Passport external hard drive Set Up Guide for Mac - Duration: 10:05. KarlMarklund 208,609 views 8:27 Hard Drive Head Replacement Tools for 50 Cents - Duration: 7:39. 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 http://codebuz.com/hard-drive/wd-usb-hard-drive-not-working.html In addition to ensuring the drive is getting adequate power, try checking the cables for the drive by swapping them out.
Please Contact Us for assistance purchasing a Power Booster cable. Loading... the light still lights up when i connect it via USB cable but nothing appears on the computer.