change the cord to the "good" cord, and it works on vista, xp, and 7 Report Crazcanuk- May 3, 2010 08:05PM That worked!!! Only one of the values was there, I deleted this one (the upperfilters) and it works fine now. Loading... Loading...
How to and what to expect. 500GIG Western Digital USB storage. - Duration: 16:29. Loading... Helpful +59 Report Sreek Jan 18, 2010 05:43AM Go to Western Digital Site and in downloads there is a software for diagnosis. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2622284/2tb-external-hard-drive-working-fixed.html
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. Post them below or e-mail us! btw im using windows 7 and its compatible with it !!! greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 DIY Video 2 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise Get your data Back!
Otishendryx 2012-01-21 08:29:51 UTC #14 Hi I'm having the exact same problem. MyBook not working? type "everyone" and set to full access... Wd Passport Not Recognized Mac the really strange thing is that the "bad cord" worked on vista and XP.
I realized my brother had switched cords on me! Wd External Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing The power light keeps blinking. Sign in to make your opinion count. Ramirobig ESK 275,484 views 4:57 Data Recovery_ Western Digital Hdd Repair Tool _ Hard Drive Repair Utility Dfl-Wdi - Duration: 41:10.
Please try again later. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Make sure that you have a copy of your data before you proceed with one of the steps below. Disk Management on a 7 or Vista System: Right-click on Computer ErraticSpeculations 703,154 views 8:14 Fix External Hard Drive (Free and Easy) - Duration: 4:56. where else might I find it please?
To replace the defective or damaged drive under warranty, please check the drive's warranty If the drive is in warranty, create an RMA Return to Top In case the
VERY VERY VERY VERY BAD SERVICE .. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized This might explain why others have had this problem after moving the unit. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Change it to anything else like P or M. - Then bring up the windows explorer and My Computer.
Note: For information on how to format the drive, see the following KB: Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS Write Zeros in Helpful +6 Report peter Feb 28, 2010 06:22AM Hopefully this can help. Anonymous January 13, 2012 at 8:43 pm go to device manager and look for yellow exclamation point beside a device, if it is there then right click on it and choose uninstall. HillBrothersVideo 190,764 views 2:50 How to recover data on external hard drive - Duration: 5:18. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10
Working... greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duration: 10:28. I have a WD My book home edition (WD 5000AAC External USB Device). Bruce Epper July 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm Does it show up under Disk Management; perhaps saying it is offline?
Please rate the helpfulness of this answer Answers others found helpful How to get an RMA to replace a defective product, or obtain a power supply or USB cable for a Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac I voided the warranty at 0545hrs.www.allthingsdentistry.com Category Education License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Please contact your router manufacturer or refer to the routers user manual for assistance restoring the router If the drive still cannot be seen by the OS, please check the drive
Please follow the steps below if the drive was originally formatted on a different computer: Connect the external drive to the computer the drive was originally formatted on Copy or Backup Report toddy3174- Feb 28, 2010 04:53PM THIS WORKED!!!!! trouble shooting and the disk manager steps but none of this works.. Wd Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized WD portable harddisk has much more rotations (i guess 75 rpm) which is not supported by some low perfoming motherboards.
So I switched it back to the original cord, and guess what, it worked! If the drive does not appear, please follow the instructions below: Shut down the computer the drive is connected to Verify the SATA cable is in working condition and replace if in both cases they both have information I don't want to lose which is why I still have the passport with me. For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 1284: How to access Disk Management in Windows to manage hard drives Check if the external drive is seen in Disk Management without
ACS Data Recovery 841,543 views 18:28 How to Open A Western Digital MyBook - Duration: 2:50. Being a member gives you additional options. Access the Services panel: Open Services using the Run panel: Click on Start (Windows logo) at the bottom-left of the screen Type Run and press Enter In the Run panel, type Thanks heaps.
If data recovery is required, please visit one of our data recovery partners. Obtaining a high quality replacement or trying a different USB cable may resolve your issue Update Device Driver Check Device Manager for Unknown devices Access Device Manager. Report Micky- Jan 18, 2010 05:01AM Access Disk Management by right-clicking on My Computer and left-click on Manage. DIY Perks 3,505,609 views 10:28 Loading more suggestions...
If it was appearing as something I could use some diagnostic to see what caused this. ACS Data Recovery 841,543 views 18:28 DIY How to: a successful data recovery from clicking hard drive. Once I removed it from disk management I was then able to format the drive. Loading...
I can't just 'swap cables' because the ending is ... 'unique'. Cox 262,884 views 11:15 Recover Data HHD hard drive from broken external Western Digital mybook enclosure repair solution - Duration: 13:01. But the FixIt button within that page is for fixesof problems with DVD/CD - when I could not find a Fix it specifically relating to the Ext HDD USB etc I liam1234 2011-10-02 12:12:03 UTC #4 hi..
some other ending from the other (the HD end side). Really annoying. For older NAS products please refer to your user manual for LED behaviors. ACS Data Recovery 515,554 views 34:31 Opening a WD My Book External HDD Case Guide - Duration: 8:27.
Is there any way to retrieve my data? how can they not support their hard drive products? here is how you do it. Solution: The partition table on the external hard drive must be set as an MBR (Master Boot Record) in order to function properly between Windows XP, and Windows Vista or 7.