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i have the exactly same problem but didn't find the solution kaushalmudgalOct 20, 2014, 11:30 AM I used ease us recovery software, worked but for recovering the data they r asking If that does not help, I would try to download any latest firmware updates from the WD web page. did not take because the hard drive wasn't recognized. The Hard Drive is recognized. my review here

I got lucky.My best guess was that the drive was still working because of the flashing light, but it was running very slow because of a file system error. DON'T INTERRUPT THE PROCEDURE... Melde dich bei YouTube an, damit dein Feedback gezählt wird. 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://ccm.net/forum/affich-692251-western-digital-1tb-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-by-pc

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Use WD Drive Utilities to run a complete drive test. Good news. And they get to set whatever prices they want.

i'll just never ever trust them again! & that was the third drive I bought from them. When your stuff breaks, they want to be the only people allowed to fix it. AFAICS, your drive requires professional data recovery. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 kuedmJun 4, 2014, 2:58 PM This is weird.

Thanks in advance! Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Diese Funktion ist zurzeit nicht verfügbar. It took about 30 minutes for me, and when the process was done my files were still there.-Narean- Hi Nerean I tried your solution but in the end " Error Found,

If you are removing it from a desktop or laptop etc Properly eject the HD so it prevents problems like this and the hardware is safe to remove.

I've read a number of forum posts regarding the issue and checked that:a) the HD does not show up in that BIOS.b) when I open disk management, the HD does show Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up It's a gamble, so be prepared to for the risk with this method. I also tried connecting it to different computers and cable and it is still not recognized... While you go through the other steps I’ll prepare some steps for Acronis.

  • However, some users in this forum had difficulties with their Western Digital External Hard Drive and their issue got fixed after they tried to open it using "Tweak UI", please try
  • Hope this all makes sense.  Any help appreciated.
  • Anyone found a way!?
  • I've thrown away 4 of these devices due to this issue and I finally was able to extract the data.
  • if I open a window and actually type in the location of an item that I KNOW is on there and where it is, IT FRICKEN PULLS IT RIGHT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I turned it on, still to no avail. I can even view all my files using the 'Explore Partition' option but I don't see how I can delete or move individual files, is Copying the entire partition my only Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized See this so Device Manager will display unconnected devices Open device manager. Wd External Hard Drive Not Working When I'm abou solved No option for 'Write-caching policy' on external USB 3.0 HDD (WD My Passport, Toshiba, etc) solved Unable to transfer files to 250 GB WD Passport.

I'm using a Mac. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/western-digital-1tb-external-hd-malfunction.php But if you have a critical file that you need to get back, do copy it now. is there anyone that can help me for any solution or any suggestion . Cancel Add your answer Mark will be eternally grateful. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19871-01/820-5830-13/app_bios.html - here you can find more details about BIOS. Then we'll give Windows another shot to reinstall and hope it get's it right! Its been sitting in the same spot. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/western-digital-external-drive-problem.php The drive does not show in the device manager or through My Computer.

I may be wrong, and if I am, please send an E-mail my way via [text deleted for privacy] explaining my error. Wd External Hard Drive Drivers When I check off the 2 boxes under Check Now and click start ... You mentioned that the installation of the WD drivers failed.

I'm using a Mac.

If you're watching movies stop the movie before removing the HD. Cancel Paz Honda @paz_honda Rep: 1 Posted: 07/16/2016 Options Permalink History My WD just did all the above. I looked at the report, and it shows the WD drive as only being 7 MB. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing Use of Third-Party Software or Websites We may recommend use of software, information, products, or websites that are owned or operated by other companies.

gameguy 2010-02-06 15:47:00 UTC #10 I just got off the phone with support...mine would not recognize as well and the support guy says that it is defective.  Pisses me off.  I With the Digital Right to Repair Bill, H.3383, we have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronics — like smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment. When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. useful reference Light is on, it vibrates everything i fine ..it just doesn't work.I have my comp data in it and if i dont fix it i am fired for sure...I boss said

Does it work now? most of the external drives I see are mechanical failures which is a user failure 01/31/2016 by Jimfixer I agree with Jim here, Most drive failures are user created. Important: Western Digital does not perform data recovery services. Wenn du bei YouTube angemeldet bist, kannst du dieses Video zu einer Playlist hinzufügen.

Go to previous post if you need instructions again on how to do that). Let's see if it tells anything interesting. - Start->Run, enter msinfo32 Will take 15secs or so for the window to come up. - Click View->System History, click on System Summary, then Use pull down menu to display Device Instance Id.