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But then I came across another forum with my solution: http://www.pchelper.nl/forum/index.php?showtopic=70161 It is in Dutch so sorry about that. May 4, 2014 9:28 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by PlotinusVeritas, PlotinusVeritas May 4, 2014 10:37 PM in response to hells-bells Level 6 (14,816 points) May 4, I would like to add that I am using the external hdd with my laptop so I can't take it out of it's shell and try and plug it in if Azamfaiyazul2009 February 5, 2012 at 2:31 am Why is my external hard drive recognized, but not shown under My Computer? http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/393756-external-hdd-no-longer-available.html
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Odious New Member I have exactly the same problem. You say you have a WD hard drive? Screenshot #1: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/5466/66505160nh6.jpg Screenshot #2: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/1698/76781238bq9.jpg Screenshot #3: http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6551/37045718re5.jpg ^^ Notice that's "My Computer". I have also tried changing the letter of the hard but that hasn't worked.
Reply to lonewolf7 jvgOct 30, 2013, 6:43 PM I have tried it on 2 different systems with different OS. It worked. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Wd Passport Blinking White Light Unfortunately it doesn't work.
As I dont want to loose 250Gb of data that is on there. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized asked 1 year ago viewed 696 times active 1 year ago Blog The 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is Now Live Linked 38 What's a good back-up strategy for 1 desktop in disk management it says that the dis solved My 1TB Seagate External Hard Drive Cannot be Detected by My Computer. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2569766?start=105&tstart=0 First off, I went into my device manager and deleted the USB mass storage device and the USB controllers for the front buses, then restarted.
More often than not, when the hard drives are starting to have a mechanical failure, when they are plugged into the USB port they act exactly as you are describing. External Hard Drive Light Not Blinking If you see a device appear anywhere in the device manager that has a yellow question mark or exclamation point on it when you are plugging in the drive, then you Hope this helps Mar 12, 2014 11:04 PM Helpful (8) Reply options Link to this post by Meerios, Meerios Mar 15, 2014 8:32 AM in response to Weeblerock Level 1 (0 Is this a Mac issue or a problem with the HDD?
Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized
MikeeyyApr 26, 2013, 2:26 PM Hi guys, recently bought computer (around 4-6 months ago) all parts brand new and assembled by a friend of mine. If your drive fails to load in ANY computer then I would consider a replacement. Wd External Hard Drive Blinking Light Anyways after messing around I finally decided to make sure nothing else using power was connected to the front USB port and BINGO my WD passport drive was working. External Hard Drive Suddenly Not Recognized Mac Click the drive. 7) Enable it Your problem should be fixed. :) View all 14 comments Report Jack- Jan 1, 2009 at 08:29 AM FAIL the drive wouldnt be disabled with
click ok. this content BTW dont know how this works when you have no clue what the drive letter is, I was lucky to see this still in my disk manager. Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2017 MakeUseOf. Mahalo!(Thank you in hawaiian) mm12 June 12, 2012 at 11:12 am ha 14 You my friend are a legend, I spent all day trying to get my wdbcc to work again Wd Diagnostics Tool
But before wasting money on a case/caddy/enclosure just make sure the drive is working. fix the MBR on drive 2 your E drive (((( NOT on drive 0 which is your C drive)))) Report kegar89 6Posts Tuesday October 21, 2008Registration date October 23, 2008 Last Tried putting the cable in further to no avail, and the hard drive doesn't need to be detected by disk management, my computer, or BIOS. weblink Hopefully some of that will help!
and I can see the light if my Ext HD is ON but when I open my conputer I can't see the icon of it that I used to see before Seagate External Hard Drive Blinking Related Resources solved Computer crashed last night and I no idea what is going on. A problem with the driver (software on the PC) 3.
Both my tv's are tied up at the moment but do as it says here.
There you should see your USB drive listed. Report tbagg- Jun 10, 2009 at 06:16 PM can someone please break down wht razac said to do, maybe even razac. You can also delete those from the device manager. My Book System Event, Action Required I was just looking for an easy fix to get this one working again.
Not the answer you're looking for? I verified the disk through disk utility to no avail. please please please help me fix it !! check over here I hope this helps!
Try to open it and pull the HDD out, and plug it directly to the MB. You could try, entering safemode in your computer and see if it is recognized that way.
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