Brooke 2010-02-19 13:22:22 UTC #17 I had this problem too and was really upset. But I did "Alt + Ctrl + Delete" and went to "TASK MANAGER" and then clicked the I guess either way I'm safe! But if the HD proves salvagable in any way, I'd be gratefull. I'm using a Mac. http://ict4m.org/drive-not/wd-drive-not-working-mac.php
With a damaged partition, there may be data recovery software that can restore the partition. GL Reply to do1nth4ngs Narenkumar MuthaiahMar 5, 2015, 5:26 PM THANKS ALOT .. Click on Done If you are finished with the software. Remember it will be slow and may look as if the process hung.
next again, then it could see it but it had DISABLED it... I moved it back to USB 3.0 and voila BOTH WD drives are visible and assigned drive letters.Not a fix but at least I can see my drive. This feature is not available right now.
The HD reinstalled and everything was working fine. Now I am backing up my files again to my new portable drive, WD passport. Reply to kaushalmudgal jo2Oct 13, 2014, 1:29 PM did you you fix it? Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac And it filled to the brim, too.
Reply to Hashir Zahid m 0 l KBT December 14, 2015 6:20:18 PM Change the cable. Wd Hard Drive Not Showing Up Reply to WolfsBane fzabkarJan 24, 2013, 12:13 PM UVCView is correctly detecting the USB-SATA bridge IC on the drive, but the drive behind the bridge has a physical problem. Cheers, D_Know_WD I guess I'll have to do that.. For assistance, please see Answer ID 14920: How to check if a WD drive is damaged or defective Return to Top External Drives on Windows and macOS External drives should automatically
Reply to denns nicetoyouJul 6, 2014, 11:07 AM i pluck my failure passport into ChromeBook and it works!! Wd Hard Drive Not Working Mac BUT has since stopped working. After plugging the drive into the USB 2 port. You can research the various kinds on the internet. 7) If the drive doesn't show up in Disk Management, then the last option you have is to connect the drive
What do you suggest I do? DEE Z 35,253 views 4:34 Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Computer | How To Fix It (For all Windows Versions) - Duration: 3:30. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Not_My_Fault 2010-02-16 05:18:34 UTC #16 This post is referring to the MyPassport Protable Hard Drive. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing I may be wrong, and if I am, please send an E-mail my way via [text deleted for privacy] explaining my error.
Second drive is a 250gb My Passport, this also was plugged in after not having used it in a year, and it turned on fine. news LOW AND BEHOLD, I COULD SEE ALL OF MY LOST FILES USING THEIR SOFTWARE!!! I could access my files again, and I just saved them.TIP: UPDATE FIRMWARE! I clicked the drive icon and I get to see the drive’s directory. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7
Reply to adsilva264 Boa ConstrictorApr 12, 2015, 1:08 AM While some solutions posted in this thread may solve the problem in the correct set of causal circumstances, none worked for me. And the usb 3.0 ports are fine because my mouse and keyboard work on those ports.. Good Tips my friend. http://ict4m.org/drive-not/xp-cd-rom-drive-not-working.php It was 99 bucks and soooooo worth it!
A load of rubbish . Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac I bought my external drive a while back and it has always failed when trying to connect via USB 3 I suppose it's too late for me to send my drive All Rights Reserved.
I've been through enough drives failing in my day to know to back things up, and people's weddings are the last thing in the world I would want to lose! Thanks heaps... You can download "Tweak UI" from the below mentioned link: http://ccm.net/download/download-7636-tweak-ui Please do write back to us. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 The Hard Drive is recognized.
Verify that the My Passport drive is connected directly to a port on the back or side of the computer. It could worsen the problem.Now, on to the recovery process. 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 http://ict4m.org/drive-not/xp-cd-drive-not-working.php If the drive does not power on, or is not spinning, the unit could be damaged.
The light the drive was flashing, but I cannot see my drive in the Windows Explorer. About those sounds, coming from the drive, could you describe them as sounds from the spinning or is it more like scratching? Always remember to correctly eject your HD or anything plugged in that is USB. For assistance, please see Answer ID 14920: How to check if a WD drive is damaged or defective Return to Top Internal Hard Drives and Solid State Drives Not Detected By
It was a great response which used the diskpart utility to fix the issue. To see what the UVCView report should look like, try another mass storage device, eg flash drive. Plug out your external hard drive and turn off your PC. T_T please help, thank you!
Now, with Windows 7s new driver and file format system (which is still able to sommunicate with all other pre-Windows 7 product I own that can with its own driver), WD's I face the same issue as yours,do help me na? 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 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