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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). May we know how this issue was solved? He recommended that I get a 2TB drive. But he said make sure that it is two 1TB drives inside (rather than one single 2TB like some models). He said I Unfortunately, it didn't . http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=3778
I did try shutting my computer down again after you said that while praying that for some cosmic reason my drive would start working again. Please see Answer ID 1378: What is the correct power supply to use with your Western Digital external hard drive? macOS: Open Finder.
Jan 4, 2009 12:34 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by adamcesante, adamcesante Jan 4, 2009 5:48 AM in response to AndreTheGeek Level 1 (0 points) Jan 4, It worked fine one day and did not appear the next. i was assuming this iomega ego 1tb was bunk, but i'm happily transferring files to it after resetting the SMC. Wd My Passport For Mac Not Showing Up I then plug it into my Macbook Pro and nothing happens still.
If the drive does not appear, please follow the instructions below: Shut down the computer the drive is connected to Verify the SATA cable is in working condition and replace if Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized If data recovery is required, please visit one of our data recovery partners. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=1548 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
If not, you might want to try Disk Warrior from Alsoft but make sure you get the very latest version if you are running under Snow Leopard. Disk Warrior may be External Hard Drive Not Working On Mac He also said that the drives he uses tell him hirn by email that they are about to fail. No matter how many times I unplug it/ plug it in or even switch cables, the drive still doesn't want to be recognized. My computer doesn't notice the drive and the drive doesn't realize it is connected to a computer.
What that mean? Anyway, WD on their website state this clearly. Hence I purchased the 2TB version. I got the impression though that it was Macs - full stop - rather than just http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/external-hard-drive-on-firewire-not-detected/b7ff19d8-80d6-4084-b07e-3549f42cec59 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. Western Digital External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply kwfl, Feb 1, 2008 kwfl thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Aug 20, 2007 #2 the solution is here Wd External Hard Drive Not Working 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
WD and Apple get your acts together. Wd My Passport For Mac Not Recognized If the computer can see and mount the drive, check the drive for errors. Map (or remap) the drive: Windows: For assistance mapping the drive, please see Answer ID 2676: How to map a My Cloud or NAS device on a Windows PC macOS: For
There is a reference to this problem on the WD website I have put in a request but no reply as yet Jan 7, 2009 11:35 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Cheers, g. Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up WDC Support Downloads Knowledge Base Product Registration Warranty Services Contact Ask a Question Contact Support Feedback Other Sites MyCloud.com Online Learning Center CONNECT WD Blog © 2016 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
This of course had stalled the transfer of all other files behind it. Cause: Sometimes Windows doesn't fully suspend the drive so that it is completely disconnected from the port. 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 this content Note: This shouldn't be an issue, but if for some reason the drive doesn't show up if you reconnect it right away, remove the data cable and wait a minute before
Unfortunately, it has compatability issues with Yosemite 10.10.1. Start services that are not running. 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 Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •
brigreen 2015-01-25 01:57:00 UTC #9 I had the same problems after buying a macbook pro from a windows machine. I will try updating the firmware when i get home in a couple hours (although I am unsure how to update firmware on a drive that will not mount - but Yosemite has been out a couple of months now - and how long was the beta program?? I might have had to power off the drive holding down its power button for 5 seconds.
Cause: This issue is caused because the computer system does not correctly enumerate or wake up the WD My Book hard drive on the FireWire bus. After 30 minutes or so, the drive shows a white light meaning that it is on, but nothing after that. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...