It worked. Reply to WolfsBane 62 answers Last reply Jul 18, 2016 Best Answer Feb 3, 2013 More about passport external failure MotherFerJonesJan 23, 2013, 10:54 AM CCleaner from piriform.com is worth a Again, this will be a slow process and will take some time. Had the HD for almost 3 years, never a problem. http://codebuz.com/not-working/wd-passport-portable-hard-drive-not-working.html
i have important files on my WD 0740 1TB. I have tried connecting it to my laptop with same result. Leave it plugged in for a day if you have to. Now place both ino the bag. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=1296
What you want is an expert who works with a certain set of brands and models of hard drives that are found sealed in an enclosure. If the drive can be seen on a USB 2.0 but not a USB 3.0 port, the motherboard drivers should be updated. For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 15058: Safely removing the USB device from the computer USB Port Power If the alternate computer can see and access the drive, the Plug it in the computer it detects it I can safely remove hardware etc but wont show up in my computer.
Often he companies that do this will finish the job for us for $140... It should be ready to use. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Wd My Passport Ultra Not Working On Mac Jan 12, 2012 #3 raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241 +9 In our experience at our shop, there is a very high failure rate with that hard drive model.
Jan 13, 2012 #8 gsb TS Rookie Topic Starter I have removed Vista from my laptop and have installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu in it......as their was a problem occuring while How To Fix Wd Passport External Hard Drive Think of it as XP and older (as I am not sure about Vista's file system) using British Pounds. I began to copy my photos from the drive to my C drive.
I don't even have 30 hours on this drive.
Tried data recovery free softwares, they were not able to find the driver on the computer. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized BEST TRICK - Duration: 7:46. Data Recovery 134,636 views 41:10 how to fix a hard drive (and get your data off) - Duration: 7:17. It worked.
For additional information, please feel free to visit our WD Community In case the answer did not answer your question, you can always visit the WD Community for help from WD http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/296949-32-passport-external-failure It works. Wd My Passport Not Working Mac My last attempt however did work. Wd Passport Light On But Not Working Reply to Diligent zoopremeMay 22, 2014, 1:48 PM So yea, my external hard drive ( WD elements 2tb ) was working perfectly fine yesterday, nothing happened since (didnt drop it or
tony588 2010-02-24 19:23:46 UTC #19 When I plug it in, the activity light keeps blinking. I tried a few different cables and that doesnt solve the prob.keeps on giving a click http://codebuz.com/not-working/wd-passport-drive-not-working.html 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 Reply to shevgiggs elwooditJul 8, 2014, 5:35 PM I can only but agree with whoever said to plug in the drive and wait until it recognizes it.I am currently dealing with But it does not show up on Windows Explorer (windows 7 Ultimate). Wd Drives Software
Jan 12, 2012 #5 BellyBob TS Rookie Do you have power supplied to the external disk? Verify that the My Passport drive is connected directly to a port on the back or side of the computer. If the drive is not seen by Disk Management or will not initialize. http://codebuz.com/not-working/wd-my-passport-portable-hard-drive-not-working.html The Hard Drive is recognized.
din_je 2010-01-07 02:35:02 UTC #2 you must bent your usb cable when connect it to pc WD_prob 2010-01-27 10:13:19 UTC #3 Hi there, were you able to find a solution ? My Western Digital Is Not Recognized On My Pc it works... share|improve this answer answered Jun 6 '12 at 13:49 Jeff F. 3,94811040 add a comment| up vote 2 down vote If it is a newly bought one, you need to initialise
Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? If this resolves the issue and none of the steps above helped, please Contact Us for additional assistance. if you really need the data, look online for the companies that rescue data... How To Fix Wd My Passport Ultra Your options are to (1) pay someone a boatload of money to recover your files, (2) open the enclosure and take out the drive and connect it to another computer internally
If the drive does not power on, or is not spinning, the unit could be damaged. It is not in warranty. Reply to machtech livingwilMay 16, 2015, 6:10 PM IT WORKS! Check This Out macOS: Open Finder.
Your external USB Drive will be regognized and start functioning as it should. I have about 40g of photos and papers on the drive to rescue,about 10 years worth of personal pictures including documentation for insurance losses from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. No luck. Up next My Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up Windows 7 FIX - Western Digital Hard Drive Not Detected - Duration: 19:34.
And as I said before, I got lucky. For more information on how to avoid ESD damage please see Answer ID 1486: How to properly handle Western Digital internal hard drives Internal drives do not come preformatted and may They are still fine today....but who knows in near future? Or is WD doing the manufacturing with it?
i backup everything online! 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 Try a known working USB3.0 cable before taking drastic measures. Nice time for a drive failure.
I was able to recover everything, but obviously all file structure/names are wiped. does a pop-up box appear? I bought it from Costco and they were happy to refund but was advised to bring it to notice of WD and apply for the warranty. Please note that this will erase all contents of the drive.
I also check it on disk management and it is still not visible. But we always try it because of the stories that circulate. DON'T INTERRUPT THE PROCEDURE... Reply to MotherFerJones WolfsBaneJan 24, 2013, 7:36 AM The Hard Disk doesn't show up in 'My Computer' to begin with!Also, I tried turning on the computer with the HD plugged in,
Leave it plugged in for a day if you have to. Do any of you have any suggestions for reasonable pricing for data recovery?