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white light flashes thats all Can't find your answer ? For Warranty Replacement: Answer ID 8: How can I replace a product under warranty?.   IMPORTANT: To avoid corrupting or losing the data on your external hard drive you should always i have warrenty to my passport...does warrenty remains after we open the seal.... I may be wrong, and if I am, please send an E-mail my way via [text deleted for privacy] explaining my error. weblink

I ran the Check File System Option (check only) and got a bunch of 'File record segment X is unreadable' is it safe to try to fix those errors with the Please try again later. Hard drives can be damaged by excessive physical force or from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). For assistance getting the OS to recognize the drive, please follow the instructions below: Restart the network router Reset the device: For My Cloud Drives see Answer ID 10432: How to http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925

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With a damaged partition, there may be data recovery software that can restore the partition. http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/USB_IDs/UVCView.x86.exe luvkush 2010-02-13 13:24:09 UTC #12 Hi I am able to hear spinning sound .When i use Microsoft's UVCView utility it is giving failed Enumeration and below error    ---===>Device Information<===--- All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below

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I've had my hard drive just over one year, its worked hard for the full length of its warranty so it is probably ready to accept this is its last dance, acguevara 208,271 views 10:05 how to fix a hard drive (and get your data off) - Duration: 7:17. I have 2 different WD drives a Passport and a My Book, the My Book was unrecognized when I added the Passport. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 DIY Video 2 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise Get your data Back!

This feature is not available right now. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 I think I accidently bent the cable. If no, reboot or unplug-replug. 3.  if yes, do you see the partition under disk Management/winows and Disk Utility/Mac? This product works well with XP in my expierence, but just doesn't have the capabilities to work well with Windows 7.

Theoria Apophasis 175,079 views 9:55 Hard Drive Not Recognized? Wd Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized Sign in to report inappropriate content. Its really very Imp. I have had the same problem.

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http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?level1=1&lang=en 1.  Pick the drive and see if there is Firmware update. 2.  if yes, please update to latest. 3.  if no, go to Disk Management/Windows and Disk Utility for Mac Sometimes you can bypass what is burned out. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing For My Cloud products, please see the information below: The front power LED should be solid blue when the device is ready If the power LED is red, please check the Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac I saw an earlier response that involves modifying the registry, but I am very hesitant to do that because of past registry problems on a different PC.

If the drive can be seen on a USB 2.0 but not a USB 3.0 port, the motherboard drivers should be updated. http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-portable-hard-disk-not-working.php DIY Perks 3,505,609 views 10:28 Data Recovery_ Western Digital Hdd Repair Tool _ Hard Drive Repair Utility Dfl-Wdi - Duration: 41:10. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! Please follow the instructions below for assistance determining why a drive is not found. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up

I'll figure it out today and post what the problem was.  Joe_S 2012-02-17 16:25:58 UTC #20 If it came unplugged it's probably corrupt. Sign in to make your opinion count. I use it very rarely and to only hold my music and photos. check over here Thank you Sri ruddar 2011-12-07 21:53:18 UTC #4 Can Any one Tel me any option to get the data recovery.

Try this - Duration: 8:36. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Mac It does not show up as a drive it only shows up in the device manager and i have not been able to see anything in it or use it in Can you please tel me how can I  recovery data and how much it costs me.

ACS Data Recovery 515,554 views 34:31 HOW TO REPAIR A CORRUPTED HARD DISK OR PENDRIVE - Duration: 8:00.

Abraham Levit 428,323 views 15:19 Corrupted External Drive fix/solution (WD My Passport) - Duration: 4:57. If not, is it buzzing or beeping as if trying to spin up? vineitJan 19, 2014, 3:09 PM Tejaswiii said: Anonymous said: Hi LonewolfThanks for the advice, I have already tried connecting it to my work PC and the same is happening. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac I am by no means a very technical person, but I was hoping to get some advice.Thank You 10 answers Last reply Aug 30, 2015 More about external hard drive recognised

I had a newer 3A adapter for another WD drive which worked. Joe JaneK 2011-12-21 17:21:45 UTC #11 I didn't drop mine, my computer just refused to recognize after 5 backups for the first My Passport,  (Stupidly bought a second one!) and after Also, attempting a Safe Removal just hangs until I disconnect the drive. http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-hard-disk-not-working-windows-7.php Joe_S 2011-12-19 20:17:57 UTC #10 When you open the drive the warranty is voided.

Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Log In WD External Hard drive not recognized in my computer WD External Drives WD Portable If data recovery is needed, please see Western Digital's Data Recovery page. Please wait for the power Disconnect any USB devices connected to the NAS If the device has previously been mapped, remove the mapping: Windows: For assistance, please see this Microsoft Article. Please try again later.

Could u tell me how  to format, if the computer doesnt recognise the external hard drive ?.   This seems to be quite a popular problem as u search google for an Sometimes I get the 'device connected' sound and the 'Safely Remove Device' icon on the taskbar but no drive appears in My Computer or Disk Management. It's been a month that my external hard drive could not be detected in my laptop. Luckily, I had a second known working WD MyPassport drive I could test with so I used that good cable on both drives and they both worked fine.