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Windows Update and Power Off Computer Safely eject the drive in Windows and Power Off the Desktop drive if applicable - Please see Answer ID 15058: Safely removing the USB device Sign in 350 Loading... Screen would go grey with a revolving graphic and a progress bar, then the computer would shut off.Tried booting to console recovery and do an fsck -fy. yes it wasn't showing up on disk utility before. weblink

Trancer 2014-03-06 20:53:51 UTC #19 I have notified an investigation team, and they are likely to contact you by means of a private message. Mar 22, 2012 7:51 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by MINIMAC23, MINIMAC23 Mar 24, 2012 3:03 AM in response to Funkin Level 1 (0 points) Mar 24, Thanks god I've only upgraded to Maverick 2 days ago. One of the power sources is not the correct one, or is and oldie and moldy one and needs to be renewed or refreshed with a new one.What?

Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac

If the drive does not power on, or is not spinning, the unit could be damaged. Aug 3, 2012 3:23 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by matinthehat, matinthehat Oct 6, 2012 3:10 PM in response to Funkin Level 1 (0 points) Oct 6, Please consult with your local computer hardware repair services to assistance Defective or Damaged Drive Options for Defective or Damaged drives are listed below If data recovery is required, please visit

Rick401 2013-11-11 01:23:35 UTC #9 I am having the same issue upgraded to Maverics on my Mac then as per your e-mail i uninstalled wd smartware. Done reformatting. I saw this on Macworld UK and thought you should see it too. External Hard Drive Not Working On Mac Ask !

I hear that using another SATA to USB controller enclosure makes the data accessible, but would rather hear something, anything from WD.  So far... Western Digital External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Mac Help For Mom 173,224 views 11:35 How to move your iTunes library to an external hard drive - relocate iTunes - Duration: 8:51. But personally, i don't believe a firewire port is worth the extra 40 bucks. https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-fix-my-Mac-not-recognizing-my-WD-external-hard-drive Its on mac os extended format.

Please contact your router manufacturer or refer to the routers user manual for assistance restoring the router If the drive still cannot be seen by the OS, please check the drive External Hard Disk Not Detected Mac For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 1284: How to access Disk Management in Windows to manage hard drives Check if the external drive is seen in Disk Management without Jun 19, 2012 12:53 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by krismi, krismi Jul 2, 2012 12:39 PM in response to Weeblerock Level 1 (0 points) Jul 2, Is there a way to continue using this HD? What can I do to recover my HD and/or data?

Western Digital External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac

Frustrating.Inserted Lion install disk that came with computer.

For older NAS products please refer to your user manual for LED behaviors. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac Right-click on it Click Run as Administrator A Windows Console will open. Wd My Passport For Mac Not Showing Up next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French Log In WD Drive

For assistance, please see Answer ID 536: How to access the system BIOS Windows Users: See if the drive is seen in Disk Management. have a peek at these guys Hope it helped you save some bucks! I will show you how to make your external drive appear or disappear on your Mac.My last 3 videos:Amber Alerts For iPhone: http://bit.ly/16Xa653iPhone App For News & Podcasts: http://bit.ly/1322uRlSync iPhone To Try this - Duration: 8:36. Mac Doesn't Recognize External Hard Drive

  1. For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 278: How to access Device Manager in Windows Under the Action tab, select Scan for hardware changes In Device Manager, expand Disk Drives,
  2. Aug 3, 2012 9:59 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Gibson_BirdsofParadise, Gibson_BirdsofParadise Aug 3, 2012 3:23 PM in response to Weeblerock Level 1 (0 points) Aug 3,
  3. airsoftware 2014-02-15 21:17:41 UTC #15 I have a similar problem.
  4. But sometimes, even with Macs, things just don't work out.
  5. Very nice, cooperative, understanding, sympathetic even.
  6. Please see the answers below for assistance formatting your drive: Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS Answer ID 291: How to format
  7. I believe formatting the drive in Mac format and using Time Machine could help too, but I'm not willing to loose the compatibility with my PC, yet.
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CyberDoc LLC 200,191 views 13:01 Why Doesn't My External Hard Drive Support My Mac? : Macs & Apple Computers - Duration: 2:05. thank you very much! For assistance using WD Drive Utilities, please see Answer ID 10408: How to set up and use WD Security & WD Drive Utilities Perform a Disk Defragmentation: Click on Start (Windows check over here This provides the drive with additional power For (My Book) connect the power adapter directly in to a wall socket if available Reinstall USB Controllers Remove and reinstall all USB controllers

Thanks ricardodegracia 2011-07-06 17:46:55 UTC #2 Hi My only recommendation would be to transfer the data to a pc and then format it or, is the drive is formatted NTFS, you Wd My Passport Not Recognized Mac I knew it was fine in there. I spent a day and a half installing drivers, reinstalling software, switching cables, mildly pulling my hair out until at last resort, I called WD.

Access the Services panel: Open Services using the Run panel: Click on Start (Windows logo) at the bottom-left of the screen Type Run and press Enter In the Run panel, type

Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. 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 Loading... Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized The external hard drive is unrecognizable on my mac computer.

This provides more power for the hard drive, and enables it to work directly from your Mac. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Most recent backup was completed at 6:54am today. this content So be sure to check this.

Feb 9, 2012 9:15 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Funkin, Funkin Feb 9, 2012 10:07 PM in response to onyxj Level 1 (0 points) Feb 9, StumpyB 2013-11-11 15:05:11 UTC #10 Same thing for me.  I bought the 2TB My Passport - and it worked fine on Mavericks for a few days.  Luckily I used exFat format I can see both the WD and the Macally hard drives on the Macbook, but I can only see the Macally hard drive on the iMac. Now my Mac does not recognize the drive i can see it in disk utility but cannot do anything with it.

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arianasdruid 94,730 views 13:44 How to Copy/Paste Files folders to External Hard Drive on Mac - Duration: 2:33. To replace the defective or damaged drive under warranty, please check the drive's warranty If the drive is in warranty, create an RMA Return to Top In case the I saw this on Macworld UK and thought you should see it too. 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

gpmack 2013-11-12 20:47:36 UTC #13 Same experience here, with an external My Passport, 1 TB.  Was working perfectly for a long time, containing irreplaceable data! Same for you.  Were you running SmartWare or Drive Manager on your Mac when you updated to Mavericks? Here's a snippet from WD Knowledgbase, too, which supports that:Mac OSX can read FAT32 drives, however it may take up to 10 minutes (usually much less time is needed) for the StumpyB 2013-11-12 19:19:47 UTC #12 Hi all, Just learnt something about my issue.  I tried attaching my (usually) offsite backup drive (different brand) to do a backup this morning - and

thespeedtapper4 109,957 views 5:50 How to Format An External Hard Drive for Mac - Duration: 5:16.