Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. If not, is it buzzing or beeping as if trying to spin up? Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #3 maimee maimee Topic Starter I could start copying my files to another drive at this point, but, since the drive was running very slow, I decided against it. http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-elements-500gb-not-working.php
I plugged the passport into my routers USB port and gave it a few minutes and BAM! My drive does work intermittently. Sometimes when I first plug it in I can read my files, but then it disconnects. Usually it will go through a cycle of connecting then The drive was assigned a drive letter, but it had no name or size. 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. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. The recovery process that will follow next will not guarantee success or that that file will still be viable. I reformated my notebook and my 2 USB 2.0 eHDDs works fine except for my USB 3.0 eHDD. Hopefully some of you have that extra port as well as this will make life easy for you.
Help, please? As a last resort reinstalling Windows is practically guaranteed to clear the problem. I did that, and bingo - I had my 'WD Password Unlocker' running as good as new.Hope this helps. I could access my files again, and I just saved them.TIP: UPDATE FIRMWARE!
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Right-click on the icon and click Properties > Tools > Check Now. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1844001/elements-portable-320-problem.html I hope this helps somebody with a similar problem! Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized but in my latest laptop toshiba p875-s7102 pre installed win 8 it does not recognize it. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac a drive comes up which looks diff than others ( c,d & e) and when i open it, its blank.
When I try out the tests, the program stops responding. http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-elements-500gb-external-hard-drive-not-working.php The power is on and I hear it running whenever I plug it up and its getting frustrating. Again, this will be a slow process and will take some time. 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 Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7
I can see that the drive has a lot of data on it but none of my files are visible. To check Go to start menu & type Device Manager Now, there are two things to check here. I just did what ever suggested here, and it's still not working... check over here Reply shantanu June 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm This means that your hard disk is ok, but there is a file system error that is preventing it from being read in
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Tried running Surface scan but it didn't work, PW crashes every time. Before problem I have never connect it to any mac. So what can I do? this content The Hitachi Help Desk recommends to run chkdsk /f /r, but I'm concerned it may corrupt all the files in the HDD.
Reply shantanu August 23, 2013 at 5:09 pm Sounds like a hardware issue. I decided to wait it out until I see the drive in the Windows Explorer. Reply shantanu February 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm Hello, The first thing I would suggest you is that you check in device management and device manager. If nothing works then you might consider rolling back recent changes to the operating system using System Restore.
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I tried taking it to the local IT store to recover the data, but no luck. ( PS, they opened the casing, so warranty is void).The light on the HD turns Reply to peeondrums robinnviennaFeb 2, 2015, 5:18 AM my hard disk 0740 my passport not showing in Explorer, size is 0 in managment of Windows and it asking about intialization, but my pc hangs whenever im trying to access/repair it. I suggest a product recall and replacement once you have re-engineered the USB connection issue.
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