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tony588 2010-02-24 19:23:46 UTC #19  When I plug it in, the activity light keeps blinking.  I tried a few different cables and that doesnt solve the prob.keeps on giving a click BookjunkyMay 8, 2014, 12:36 PM I am having an issue with the same external hard drive. 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<===--- Delilah May 2, 2012 at 7:46 am hello my external hard drive also stopped working,did the same as kadi's one,but i got the "USB Device Not Recognized" message. Source

For Warranty Replacement: Answer ID 8: How can I replace a product under warranty?. Note: If after doing this the drive does not spin up at all, then either the drive or the power adapter has failed. For assistance, please see Answer ID 15058: Safely removing the USB device from the computer Connect the external drive to the computer that could not see the drive before If the If not, then at the main screen, left-click Setup Your Hard Drive.

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  1. Bruce Epper July 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm Does it show up under Disk Management; perhaps saying it is offline?
  2. Cheers, D_Know_WD I don't know why, But the drive now works on the USB 3.0 port..
  3. The most annoying thing is that there is no reaction on my computer.
  4. If the drive still isn't being recognized, turn off the Mac, disconnect the data cable, restart the computer, and once the operating system is fully up and running, reconnect the data
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It's not getting recognised in usb 3 but is working normally on usb 2. However, there's no "Change Drive Letter... Sometimes, surge protectors diminish the power being supplied as more devices are added to them. Wd External Hard Drive Drivers Schodel Javier 440.417 görüntüleme 10:26 How to recover data from usb and external hard drive - Süre: 5:37.

If the drive still isn't being recognized, turn the PC off, disconnect the data cable, restart the computer, and once the operating system is fully up and running, reconnect the data Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Give it a minute or two to recognize then please access Disk Utility to see if the drive shows up there. Did try connecting it to Vista and Windows 7 and both times it failed even after installing updated drivers from WD website. look at this site Whichever way you look at it, from a business point of view this product is not up to WD normal standards.

Again, you can attach it to another system that supports USB 3.0 and see whether the issues you are facing are drive or USB port/driver related. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing I may be wrong, and if I am, please send an E-mail my way via [text deleted for privacy] explaining my error. 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 Simple fix is disconnect your Hard Drive, Turn Off your PC, turn it on and go to BIOS settings, only then plug the drive back into the USB port!

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For assistance, please see Answer ID 278: How to access Device Manager in Windows Expand USB Serial Bus Controllers Right-click on USB Root Hub Choose Properties Select the Power Management tab For help with accessing Disk Utility, or reformatting your drive in Mac OSX, see Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Konuşma metni Etkileşimli konuşma metni yüklenemedi. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Report R2D2_WD 3416Posts lunes, 1 de septiembre de 2014Registration date Certified CCM ContributorStatus January 10, 2017 Last seen - Oct 13, 2014 at 05:15 AM Hi, reen It is a good

greatestunknown 1.323.065 görüntüleme 8:36 Daha fazla öneri yükleniyor... this contact form For assistance accessing Disk Management, see Answer ID 1284: How to access Disk Management in Windows to manage hard drives If the drive is seen in Disk Management, the drive should This is really strange, Maybe the USB Port is dying? Best of luck on this. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac

I recently uploaded some photos onto the device and a number of songs, but after disconnecting it and trying to reconnect it again, it's not being recognised on my PC (Windows I have had the same problem. I tried plugging in different ports and even different computers and I get the same message.suggestions please. have a peek here Note: For information on how to format the drive, see the following KB: Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS Write Zeros in

Data recovery will need to be performed on the drive, before proceeding with reformatting the drive. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up If there is nothing on the drive that you want, click on Yes. Generated Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:10:19 GMT by s_hp107 (squid/3.5.23) Best picks Reviews News Tutorials Forum MORE All articles How to Gift Ideas Downloads Tom's Hardware Tom's IT Pro About Tom's

BTW, I have also tried this method: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc958122.as...

I am also having the same problem. Dilinizi seçin. cae02 2010-01-29 22:29:22 UTC #4 1.  is the drive spinning without clicking noise?  If no, check cable on both external drive and computer.  Is the USB port good with another drive? Wd External Hard Drive Not Working Reply to Hashir Zahid m 0 l Related resources USB 3.0 port on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS using WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD. - Tech Support My

cynet2kAug 20, 2014, 1:20 PM I had the unrecognized drive messege and it didn't show up in disk management. You can download "Tweak UI" from the below mentioned link: http://ccm.net/download/download-7636-tweak-ui Please do write back to us. Or How to delete a protected EFI disk partition with Windows 7.***************************************************************************Thank You For Watching.Please SubscribeGod Bless:)I answer the following questions in this video.What are system partitions and boot partitions? http://openfeedback.org/hard-drive/external-hd-crash.php Dont tell me its gone !

I guess either way I'm safe! Click on Done If you are finished with the software. For Warranty Replacement: Answer ID 8: How can I replace a product under warranty?. A load of rubbish .

For more information on how to disconnect a WD external hard drive from your computer correctly, please see: Answer ID 5316: How to connect or disconnect a WD external hard drive Hard drives can be damaged by excessive physical force or from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). Troubleshooting will need to be performed on that computer and operating system. Register now Not a member yet?