Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2009 11:47 AM PST In reply to: WD Passport not recognised If you are lucky it will come back.Given the fragile nature of these things, The drive was assigned a drive letter, but it had no name or size. basicly it made a loud sound so i unpluged it and later when i pluged it in i got the light flashing, and my computer made the standard sounds when connecting For starters you can try to switch from FW to USB or vice versa if possible and if applicable.Next question, do you have a backup?Regards,Steve M. Source
Please help me on this. It worked. Level 1 (0 points) Sep 3, 2010 3:44 PM in response to Steve M. FREE Tech Support 345,529 views 3:30 How To Fix Hard Drive Not Showing Up On My Computer + Format A Drive - Duration: 4:45.
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I rebooted my PC and plugged in my drive. Right-click on the icon and click Properties > Tools > Check Now. If you're adventurous, you might consider taking the drive out of the enclosure and, and if it has the standard data and power connections, connect it directly to an SATA port My Passport 0740 Driver My next solution was to delete the HD from the devices folder and then re plug it in and then PROBLEM SOLVED!!!
I have a black WD my Passport USB 3.0 compatible with USB 2.0. Wd Drives Software It has done this a couple times before, but I could always just plug it back in and then it would recognize it. I did a check, it said it needs to be repaired. I hope this helps somebody with a similar problem!
Had the HD for almost 3 years, never a problem. Wd My Passport Ultra Not Working On Mac I experienced what the other people here were experiencing and decided to work it out myself when no one here had the solution to the problem. If not, return to this post and update your findings. Just as C: is default for your OS, D: and E: were partitions I created.
now nothing. https://community.wd.com/t/wd-my-passport-essential-320gb-stopped-working-please-help/7766 Please follow the instructions below for assistance determining why a drive is not found. Wd Passport Firmware Joe JamieNicholls 2011-01-27 20:48:54 UTC #6 hey cheers for the advice but its no good. How To Fix Wd My Passport Ultra If the repair or rebuilding of the data platters into a new drive is successful, the disk is often cloned to another drive.This type of data recovery can be quite expensive>
i backup everything online! http://codebuz.com/my-passport/wd-my-passport-0730-usb-device-not-working.html Anyone found a way!? It was a simple and long process but I enjoyed every time the program racked up another file. I then did a Google for an old app I used 20+years ago "Norton Disk Dr" and I found on another forum that it had morphed over the years into an Wd My Passport Not Working Mac
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Reply to nicetoyou shevgiggsJul 7, 2014, 4:06 AM Facing the same problem as the rest. How To Fix Wd Passport External Hard Drive The HD reinstalled and everything was working fine. Cant detect it in disk management.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem but now fixed by iMagna / July 19, 2010 10:49 AM PDT In reply to: I had this exact same problem However, the computer does read it as it makes the noise which is made when a functional USB is inserted. It was a bad USB3.0 cable. My Passport 0740 Not Showing In My Computer Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: WD Passport External Harddrive 320GB Not Recognized The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Research? When I try out the tests, the program stops responding. Got to be 80 to appreciate this kind frustration. http://codebuz.com/my-passport/wd-passport-recognized-but-not-working.html I was moving a file into the drive and the device hung.
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I also tried many different cables, and ONE of them worked fine too through the hub...must have been super-low resistance! Mine took 3 days to finish. Ramirobig ESK 275,484 views 4:57 My Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up Windows 7 FIX - Western Digital Hard Drive Not Detected - Duration: 19:34. But you get the slower transfer rate of USB 2.0.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try it in another case. Plug your drive it your computer and wait.