Disconnect and power down the drive. Yükleniyor... Çalışıyor... plugged the disk in an external docking station to see if I could recup some data. Your MACBOOK may be able to verify whether or not it is formatted for HFS. Source
The other day the hard drive just stopped working and the light continually flashed as if it was being read, only stops when disconnected from the power supply and still the thanks, jmpaq 2012-01-12 08:22:00 UTC #9 Sorry for replying to my own email, I forgot to click "Email me when someone responds". Is there any way to retrieve my data? Is there any way to service this drive (service manual?) or do I need a hacksaw to get at it?
The blue light should be flashing to tell me that the drive is able to be accessed. i'm using a windows xp desktop, I have been using my wd passport 360GB for a couple of weeks already. For Windows, the autorun menu appears only on the first installation of the drive. A terminal fault in a drive about a year old is unacceptable.
I have only had the hard drive for a week but threw out the box, hopefully that isnt a problem! traintracks Hard Drive Support 2 02-25-2011 11:39 AM [SOLVED] Installed Win 7 - Case become loud Hi all. i too have a WD 'My Book' 750gb USB external, and its failed to load on my pc. Wd My Passport Ultra Blinking Light it'll be all fine..
Report ninjainasuit 1Posts Tuesday July 7, 2009Registration date July 8, 2009 Last seen › utaeladil - Jul 8, 2009 09:32AM hey I was wondering if you could help me out with thanks .. jc2012 2012-01-28 01:42:47 UTC #18 Hey folks, an update on my case.... http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/208371en?language=en_US It work on other ports (on the back).
characters left: Contact Us|Terms of Service|Privacy & Security|About Us|Our Network © 2003-2016 JustAnswer LLC JustAnswer UKJustAnswer GermanyJustAnswer SpanishJustAnswer Japan 6 8206055 Search Free Sign Up Login Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Wd Diagnostics Tool It's important to correctly dismount the drive and also not move it while it is running (more so when the heads are active). If it is there but offline, just right-click on the drive and select Online. That should take care of it.
Or change the USB cable.
Unless the HDD gets detected you cant do a thing.Here is a data recovery software : http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec AnonymousSep 8, 2013, 5:18 PM Hi LonewolfThanks for the advice, I have already tried Seagate External Hard Drive Blinking What do I do. Wd My Passport Light Blinking But Not Working Durable.
For Macintosh, the WD Button Manager program can be installed by accessing the WD My Book external hard drive and the clicking on the Mac folder, select the language of your http://nadrp.com/hard-drive/wd-hard-drive-not-working-light-flashing.html Kapat Evet, kalsın. So the heads likely dug into the platter ripping one or more off and damaging a part of the magnetic surface of the plater (heads crashed). Only one LED illuminates at a time corresponding to drive capacity used. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized
Then reboot pc and plug in WD hard drive. Double-click on the My Book folder, the WD_Windows_Tools folder, and then Setup or Setup.exe. It doesn't take much for this to happen. have a peek here I borrowed it from my brother and I plug it on my mac.
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I’ve tested and swapped the USB cable and Power output, checked on a different computer and looked at Disk Utility, ALL with no luck. FAT32 The most-compatible but the least features. thanks jc2012 2012-01-20 09:16:14 UTC #10 Hi there, I'm having the same problem with a 1tb drive, computer won't regognise it, light blinks, and i can hear it spin up when My Book System Event, Action Required Yükleniyor...
This will void your warranty and the enclosure will be useless. It lasted for about 1 1/2 years though a lot of transfers and heavy usage, so I wasn't surprised. Thanks alot in advace! :) Oh n im using Windows XP w/ SP2 I believe :P Report mcdrewt- Aug 21, 2009 11:07PM I just looked this page up, got the idea Check This Out Read someone's suggestion about it may not have enough power so plugged the power into a DEDICATED power socket and it works (Required you to format it again via windows).
It's more efficient and has more features than FAT32, and it's even supported by Macs. If it was appearing as something I could use some diagnostic to see what caused this. At that point you unplugged the USB cable and then reconnected (failing to dismount the drive). Each section represents approximately 17 percent of disk space.
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in addition, is there truth to the rumour that if a latop charged is plugged in mistake into the USB charger port that I plugged it in and the light is blinking as usual, but it is not showing up on my desktop or in my Disk Utilities.
iFixit: Repair Manual Official App Free – Google Play Install Select a Language: 中文 日本語 Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Nederlands Português Русский язык Türkçe Machine translation Help Translate iFixit Close My brother did this and mistakenly put in my laptop charger instead of the USB charger and now it is no lnoger working, flashing or being picked up by my computer. Cancel Justin Patrick Rep: 1 Posted: 01/17/2014 Options Permalink History I am having the exact same problem except I am using mac Was this answer helpful? Is this a symptom or a manufacturer's fault?