Thank you for taking the time to answer my query and sharing this valuable information. Recuva is a good one to start with. HD Not Recognized Discussion in 'Hardware' started by WesleyAngel, Mar 29, 2012. So it should still be FAT-32 The System Summary just said No changes I do not have Norton ghost installed, and I have not yet installed Acronis - I will do http://nadrp.com/hard-drive/wd-500gb-external-hard-drive-not-working.html
Have all sorts of HDD And no problem.. Important Information on "dead" EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES! - Duration: 9:55. However, the "TICK TICK" sound suggests that the drive has been damaged mechanically. NOTHING CAN BE RECOVERED AND NOTHING CAN BE DONE.ALSO TELL ME HOW CAN I GET MY DATA RECOVER. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-540086-western-digital-500gb-hard-disk-problem
Data recovering services charge a lot so hopefully you have a backup. What operating system is it running? It is these circumstances in which I have decided to learn as much as I can in this area so that I can become as efficient as possible and help others
Banging the drive while its reading/writing, not correctly dismounting the drive to name the two biggest causes. i had never heard of it before but apparently there are other cases where the drive appears in Device Manager but not Disk Management (btw.. No, create an account now. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Sign in to report inappropriate content.
If yes, what size is it? Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Cancel Tim Gerard Barker @tgbarker Rep: 1 Posted: July 11 Options Permalink History Posting here as I have just had the same problem - the HDD works fine in my 27 this usually means you have a window open which is using something from what is stored on that hard drive. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/how-can-i-fix-my-500gb-western-digital-hard-drive/ The website is not allowing me to upload a file with the .csv extension like you said Attached Files: Report.txt File size: 26.4 KB Views: 16 Nov 28, 2008 #9
Honestly, I don't know, but that's the conclusion I came to after the USB episode on this machine... Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 I am thankful to anyone who may be able to help me solve my dilemma and I certainly appreciate your time to answer me. Let's see if it tells anything interesting. - Start->Run, enter msinfo32 Will take 15secs or so for the window to come up. - Click View->System History, click on System Summary, then Cancel Paz Honda @paz_honda Rep: 1 Posted: July 16 Options Permalink History My WD just did all the above.
In disk management, rt click on the WD drive, and assign it a new drive letter. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2026559/passport-500gb-working.html solved how to safely format 1Tb WD passport external hard disk? Wd Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing There are three partitions and sometimes the Windows Explorer doesn't recognize any partition and other times one , two, or all. Wd Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Cancel Ash Nair Rep: 1 Posted: September 4 Options Permalink History Dropped mine a week or 2 ago.....same 5 sec beeping noise and nth happens in the end....purchased it almost just
I just hope we can fill in some of the still missing pieces to this puzzle. (i've seen many posts in different forums about similar USB hard drive problems without resolution. Check This Out Check these items Computer Storage Attach the report file to a TechSpot post. Frankly this guy is trying to scare up some business with this vid. We should AT LEAST see the disk in Disk Management. Wd Hard Drive Not Working Mac
Look at each one. A Power Booster cable is a Y-shaped cable, with an extra connector, that allows for connecting a USB device to two USB ports on a computer. I am using it since one year. Source it seems it may last forever as I only run it about a half hour per week- it is not permanently running.
Do they all simply read Generic Volume? Wd Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized I also only run that drive to make back ups and so If I need to transport large files, I use a flash drive.Cheers,BambiBoom unknownofprobFeb 19, 2014, 9:14 AM ^^Basically what Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
All devices were reported to be working correctly. Login now. It just stopped working. Wd Elements 500gb Portable Hard Drive Not Working Steven Groves November 17, 2012 at 6:40 pm I have a 500gb and it crashes the computer when it tries to open Nikhil Chandak November 8, 2012 at 2:58 pm check
No, create an account now. http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/ht/disk-management-windows-7.htm All drives have to be partitioned in order to work with Windows. Boot with the flash drive, then see if the external drive is detected. http://nadrp.com/hard-drive/western-digital-500gb-external-hard-drive-not-working.html getting like "access denied " or bad sector.
Was this answer helpful? and is it a 32 or 64 bit operating system? (On the desktop PC, do Start->Run, msinfo32. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1047056 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Cancel Mickprim @prism Rep: 37 1 Posted: March 8 Options Permalink History I Agree with cliffjason 36 I too trusted western digital to have a good reputation So far I have