For help with the computer hardware, please contact the computer manufacturer. Nov 27, 2008 #4 delux269 TS Rookie Topic Starter ok i will try this and get back to you tomorrow Lookin Around, I see a disk under "Disk drives" that is Links for data recovery and warranty replacement below. If the drive is spinning but not recognized in My Computer, then change out the data cable with one that is a If data recovery is needed, please see Western Digital's Data Recovery page. Source
Now, Windows 7 does not show any mass storage device, even the ones that worked previously. gameguy 2010-02-06 15:14:21 UTC #9 are you all having the same issue as me? When I plug it in, the activity light keeps blinking. I tried a few different cables and Hard drives can be damaged by excessive physical force or from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). nor "Add" upon right clicking. try here
I would not suggest you to modify anything on your system before confirming that your drive is working fine. current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Did you overvolt it with the wrong AC adapter? If not, is it buzzing or beeping as if trying to spin up?
Rating is available when the video has been rented. Data recovery will need to be performed to extract the needed data. Do they all simply read Generic Volume? Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Helpful +5 Report R2D2_WD 3096Posts Monday September 1, 2014Registration date Certified CCM ContributorStatus November 7, 2016 Last seen Sep 4, 2014 08:25AM Hi, jazzed17 Could you please provide me with the
Being a member gives you additional options. Left-click on the drive that you want to setup and click on Next At the next screen under Installation Type set it to Add the drive as an additional storage device Please try again later. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925 Any entries marked USB Mass Storage?
If it works, then there's an issue with either the hardware or drivers on the primary Mac. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 This should be what I am looking for. For further assistance installing and using WD Quick Formatter, please see: Answer ID 3868: Using WD Quick Formatter to format external drives (Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP) or Mac OSX (Leopard, Moving between attacks with Flying Kick (Unchained Monk) Do I need an Indie Studio Name?
If that doesn't work, connect the external drive to another USB port. Well, the new Windows 7 uses Euros, but will still accept pounds. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized leefiles 292,323 views 9:47 WD Smartware Tutorial - Duration: 11:15. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac It's been a month that my external hard drive could not be detected in my laptop.
Assigning the letter for the drive itself fixed for me. http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp - WD downloads section Hope this helps Helpful +3 Report Vaibhav Sep 16, 2014 02:46PM Hi, its Item model number: WDBPCK0010BBK-EESN http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005A97APO Ask a question Members get more answers than Sign in Transcript Statistics 359,416 views 1,681 Like this video? It works 100% as good as before. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing
If the drive still isn't being recognized, turn the PC off, disconnect the data cable, restart the computer, and once the operating system is fully up and running, reconnect the data Okay I bought the new USB cord, with the same result after following all of your steps. The power adapter will need to be replaced to proceed with the troubleshooting. When it is done click on Next or it will auto-continue to the next screen after 8 seconds.
Schodel Javier 425,775 views 10:26 Western Digital 2.5" Laptop USB PCB Data Recovery / Repair Issues (SATA Connector Modifications) - Duration: 17:21. Wd Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized See if you can find the corresponding device or if your lucky, the recommended driver for the device and download that from the support page of lenovo. Best of luck on this.
The other semi-transparent icons are disconnected hardware drives. In disk management, rt click on the WD drive, and assign it a new drive letter. Use the space bar to advance to the second page if needed. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 There are three ways this can be accomplished: From Disk Management on a Windows Vista or 7 computer, by writing zeros to the drive, initializing it and formatting it with an
Sign in to make your opinion count. Cables get old and the wires inside can break, or pull loose from the connectors. On the bottom view in disk management, I see two disks: "Disk 0" which is my internal hard drive, I can tell by the 37.25 GB capacity. Click OK.
If the drive is not seen in Disk Management, something may be wrong with the drive and it's best to Contact Us for additional assistance. For help with the operating system, please contact Microsoft Support. on the desktop PC I tested the drive on, it says that it is an x-86 based computer Nov 30, 2008 #25 (You must log in or sign up to