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Wednesday, January 02, 2008 10:16 PM 0 Sign in to vote POSSIBLE CURE --------------------------   I know it is rather late in the day for this thread, but as I have thanks for your time ps data recovery keeps names of files ?,if not is like to search a screw in whole space …. Also, it worked fine on my brother's win8 pc yesterday. Plug the power cable (if any) of the external hard disc directly into the main socket. http://protectfileapps.com/hard-drive/wd-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-mac.html

This product works well with XP in my expierence, but just doesn't have the capabilities to work well with Windows 7. Gen Kim 438 views 2:56 M:\ is not accessible-The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error [Hindi] - Duration: 4:57. Not even the shortest cable possible.. And the (now external) HDD seems to be running, its diod is lit (meanig there's power going through), but the drive doesn't show anywhere - AT ALL. see this here

Wd External Hard Drive Drivers

Cancel Richard Rep: 13 1 Posted: 09/03/2014 Options Permalink History Does the HDD spin down after a while or continue to spin? But there is one catch, when I put to copy smaller files up to 400 MB then all works. Open your Seagate Free Agent drive to remove the casing. 3.

  1. This is the only drive in the machine.
  2. I tried deleting the INF Cache, etc.
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HDD in a protected space on my desk, always "ejected media" correctly i do notice the cable is kinked (leading to a data cable issue) makes the DING noise to recognize Visit our UserVoice Page to submit and vote on ideas! http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19871-01/820-5830-13/app_bios.html - here you can find more details about BIOS. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists...

Unsuccessfully tried several fixes as spoken about here, but right now after following the above instructions to a point where the drives were listed, I noticed that the drive was listed Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Please help Crazy_Mad 2010-02-05 06:14:47 UTC #8 Excuse my langue, but this is [text deleted]  ridiculous, so many people are having this problem I can see over a thousand people have without success. Links for data recovery and warranty replacement can be found below. If the drive is spinning but not recognized, please change out the data cable with one that is known

There is also the strong possibility that the external drive's hardware is compromised. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Report Noman- Aug 25, 2013 12:16PM Tweak UI" is not working on my PC . I also hope this can help someone else out there. Tried the USB again (I don't have a connection for that third cable...what is that?

Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7

Special Note : I have faced a similar problem & have noticed that USB 3.0 devices are detected as some other devices if and when the proper USB3.0 ( motherboard )

Reply val May 17, 2013 at 4:13 pm Hi, Have a laptop with usb 2.0 ports (win XP SP3) and an external 3.0 hdd. Wd External Hard Drive Drivers When I tried to connect the USB for the HD, Vista wouldnt recognize. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized If that doesn't work, connect the external drive to another USB port.

The system detects it as a CD Drive. http://protectfileapps.com/hard-drive/lg-tv-external-hard-drive-problems.html Note: In order to change the drive from a GUID partition table to an MBR all of the data on the drive will be erased. Sometimes, surge protectors diminish the power being supplied as more devices are added to them. It doesn't imply the drive is working and the cause of you not being able to access the files on it. 07/01/2013 by Dan So the question still remains what happened Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac

If that doesn't work, connect the external drive to another USB or Firewire port. I have tried switching ports as well and tried to update all of the drivers. It didn't recognize a USB Microsoft keyboard and my new external WD harddisk of 500GB. http://protectfileapps.com/hard-drive/wd-external-hard-drive-not-detected.html Plz help.

Proposed as answer by LordFlavius Sunday, February 07, 2010 11:23 PM Monday, March 24, 2008 9:08 PM 0 Sign in to vote You are a lifesaver - thank you so much. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing I was really upset because I have everything there and after reading some of the stuff online I almost gave up. I can't do any diagnostics since it doesn't show up at all.

I reformated my notebook and my 2 USB 2.0 eHDDs works fine except for my USB 3.0 eHDD.

I right click and i get an error. 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 It wasn't being shown by Windows and I thought it was dead. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Category People & Blogs License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading...

Critical: If there is data on the drive that is needed, do not reformat the drive. If it is still within the time limit, you might be able to exchange it. Right-click on the drive in the list, and from the resulting menu select "Change Drive Letters and Paths"Click on Change so you can change the drive letter. have a peek here Try plugging your drive into another USB port USB Drivers Always make sure that you have the latest USB & Chipset drivers installed in your computer.

I tried the solution you suggested here. I tried changing the USB wire and switching off the power and many other combinations. dont work! Im starting to think that my files wont be recovered….. #hopeless shantanu July 16, 2013 at 2:24 pm Have you tried a recovery software ?

A physical (hardware) fault with the hard disc 2. It should be listed under WD Diagnostics. Right-click on the disk listing (Disk 1 in the image below) and choose Convert to MBR Disk

The drive will now have an MBR. I give it a light shake to get the disk to spin.

Published on Mar 3, 2014WD Elements not working on windows vista operating system. Azamfaiyazul2009 February 5, 2012 at 2:31 am Why is my external hard drive recognized, but not shown under My Computer? Cheers Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:00 AM 0 Sign in to vote I had this issue on Windows 7 using WD5000MT external drive. Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Immediate failure. This is the thing. If the computer does detect the drive, please test the drive by running First Aid. It won't give me anymore information or allow me to use the device wizard to gather more information.