Still the drive was shown as not formated. I bought two WD 2.0 TB drives at the same time from DELL. Performance setting danger in Windows, so I set it up for safe removal. Right out of the box I zeroed the entire drive and then ran it through SpinRite, followed by WD My Book Essential Ext Hard Drive malfunctioned, unable to access the data on it. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1661903/mybook-1130-show-computer.html
I'm frustrated that this external, that was supposed to be my backup so that I don't lose important files seems to have gone *poof* in less than 2 years. i jus bought it and its not readi WD 3TB EXT HDD won't show up on "My Computer" but is in the device manager solved Lacie HD does not show up WDC Support Downloads Knowledge Base Product Registration Warranty Services Contact Ask a Question Contact Support Feedback Other Sites MyCloud.com Online Learning Center CONNECT WD Blog © 2016 Western Digital Technologies, Inc. Were there is a will, there is a way.
please if you know how to work this problem out, let me be happy by your help.. Wd My Book Not Working Recently we received an e-mail from a MacFixIt reader who wrote in with a fix he found for his Western Digital MyBook external hard drive that had stopped working. WDJeremy 2010-08-06 16:45:04 UTC #10 We can replace any drive that fails within its warranty period. However, our warranty policy does not cover the data stored on the drive as it Be sure if you tap the drive that you do so firmly but not violently.
In reality we do not recommend you "smack" your hard drive or other system components, but sometimes a little love tap or two can fix odd problems. https://community.wd.com/t/my-book-1130-suddenly-not-recognized/2924 So today off to Staples bought a Belkin external powered usb hub,asked if I could bring it back if it didnt work,no probs with that.Fired it up plugged the HD in Wd My Book Essential Not Working Wordjunky 2015-08-10 18:39:06 UTC #3 I had the same issue. Wd My Book Essential Not Showing Up My exact feelings...Here's some more to my story...My friend and I both bought a MyBook and WD Media Player each at the same time, around a year ago.
bentsnake 729,439 views 8:08 Western Digital My Book Essential 2TB - Removing The SATA Drive For My Unraid Server - Duration: 12:22. this contact form Helpful +0 Report alauddin42 1Posts Friday April 2, 2010Registration date April 2, 2010 Last seen Apr 2, 2010 07:44AM I HAVE TWO WD MY BOOK ESSENTIAL 1TB WHEN I CONNECT WITH Now this cannot be done because operating systems changed....like this is the first time that's ever happened. Add to Want to watch this again later? Wd My Book 1140 Not Showing In My Computer
Report thoniib- Jan 19, 2010 12:22PM That is likely because you may have touched the cable after plugging it in your harddrive. ie: the word is "Community", while the "community" is trying to help each other out to solve a problem, it seems that WD might have just closed their eyes in relation albertpebo 2015-08-10 20:10:24 UTC #4 Same problem here, I've got 4 my book drives and they appear to be "raw", there's no way to see what's inside them since I upgraded http://nadrp.com/wd-my/wd-my-book-essential-1tb-not-working.html muhammadlilg 1,170,697 views 5:37 Loading more suggestions...
WDJeremy 2010-08-06 15:37:06 UTC #8 I apologize but if the drive isn't working properly, you will need to replace it. We have no data recovery capabilities ourselves but we do have Wd My Book Not Recognized Windows 10 Disconnect all the USb devices by shutting down the PC and restart. Smack it! 0 Share: Computers by Topher Kessler March 14, 2011 4:09 PM PDT Up Next Does the internet have a fake-news problem?
Loading... Geez I cannot do the restores manually (at least not in this lifetime) because the files are of course under many separate backup folders that you have to drill down to It doesn't show up in My Computer or Disk ManagementHowever I can see it in Device Manager under Disk Drives and also in USB device viewer - (output log below)... Wd My Book 1130 Driver my drive would disappear entirely from the device database, and I eventually noticed it was being recognized as the generic "USB Device" or other generic driver. Uninstall that, unplug the drive,
sometimes by changing the cable or on the other computers it works. In Dísk Management I got information that memory of the device is "Unallocated". Worst case scenario, I unplugged the power supply, now my WD My Book is not recognized anymore. Check This Out It can increase number of ports and supplies power parallel to all devices.
When I connect the WD My Book to the laptop, it was shown in the list of my devices but there is no drive detected. plz.. If track zero is corrupted, Probably not going to recover your files.. Ask !