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If it is still within the time limit, you might be able to exchange it. 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. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center To enter safemode, keep pressing the F8 key at start up and select safemode from the menu. have a peek here

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Log In WD Elements 2TB External hard drive BLINKING LIGHT Problem WD External Drives External Drives for Mac gren957 2011-08-08 22:54:02 UTC #1 Here is my shot in the dark.  My I have only had the hard drive for a week but threw out the box, hopefully that isnt a problem! Sign in 274 10 Don't like this video?

Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... If data recovery is required, please visit one of our data recovery partners. Please contact your router manufacturer or refer to the routers user manual for assistance restoring the router If the drive still cannot be seen by the OS, please check the drive Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Oron May 3, 2012 at 2:26 pm The error you are getting may indicate one of three things: 1.

IRISS 2012-01-20 14:58:23 UTC #13 HALLO.....What happened with you happened with me the same seinario.....am checking the solution in the forums...we can cooperate to find a solutoin...deal.... Wd External Hard Drive Not Working Light Flashing There are three ways this can be accomplished: From Disk Management on a Windows Vista or 7 computer, by writing zeros to the drive, initializing it and formatting it with an compwiz1953 2012-01-23 20:38:32 UTC #15 Everyone has been commenting on what do for fixing drive showing (lights on) but not showing in "My Comoputer" and also under Disk management. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=1695 In addition to buttons getting stuck, drives may also stop working because of power problems and connection problems.

Best Kept Secret - Duration: 15:19. External Hard Drive Not Working On Mac Cause: When an external hard drive, initialized or formatted on a computer system running Windows Vista or 7, may either have been converted or created a GUID partition, which is not Rating is available when the video has been rented. For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 1284: How to access Disk Management in Windows to manage hard drives Check if the external drive is seen in Disk Management without

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Thomas July 22, 2012 at 7:11 am Nope it does not show up on Disk Management and Device Manager. https://community.wd.com/t/wd-elements-2tb-external-hard-drive-blinking-light-problem/19311 Loading... Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Abraham Levit 518,989 views 17:48 Western Digital 2.5" Laptop USB PCB Data Recovery / Repair Issues (SATA Connector Modifications) - Duration: 17:21. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac This causes the My Book to see the computer as still being on, so it doesn't shut itself off.

Loading... navigate here I have a 3TB model with the blinking light syndrome too! Smack it! Please see the answers below for assistance formatting your drive: Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS Answer ID 291: How to format Wd External Hard Drive Troubleshooting

Important: You do not want to partition or format the drive if there is data on the unit that you need. greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise or clicking RECOVER GET DATA BACK FOR FREE! For more information and a list of computers affected, please see Apple Knowledge Base ID TA24323. Check This Out Hope this helps anyone whom bought it.

Lion) In case the answer did not answer your question, you can always visit the WD Community for help from WD users. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up ACS Data Recovery 515,554 views 34:31 HOW TO REPAIR A CORRUPTED HARD DISK OR PENDRIVE - Duration: 8:00. Wait few seconds and it should now say “Online” in the box. 5) If there is no assigned drive letter, right click on the big space of your WD hard drive

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greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duration: 10:28. A physical (hardware) fault with the hard disc 2. For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 15058: Safely removing the USB device from the computer USB Port Power If the alternate computer can see and access the drive, the Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Power on the device Once powered on the LED on the device should be lit.

So I'm really confused on what to do in order to fix this problem. So I go no where? Joe jmpaq 2012-01-12 05:27:12 UTC #8 Hi from a WD newbie. this contact form Obtaining a high quality replacement or trying a different USB cable may resolve your issue Update Device Driver Check Device Manager for Unknown devices Access Device Manager.

If it's still in warranty try calling WD and see if they will send a replacement. but when this is all pluged in my light blinks and thats all that happends .. Connect the drive directly to the Mac and avoid daisy-chaining it to other devices. Not enough power reaching the hard disc.

Published on Jan 4, 2014I have only try this with WD passport.if this dosent work for you i will not be accountablehere is the link for the downloadNEW LINK http://support.wdc.com/index.aspx?lan...Also if Loading... Try this - Duration: 8:36. The drive would appear to start mounting or otherwise be recognized by the system, but then seem to hang and not be recognized.

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