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Thanks. If AutoPlay is disabled on your computer or if you are connecting the WD My Book external drive to another computer, you must install the utilities manually. Y_Y Helpful +0 Report robbywthay Aug 6, 2009 at 07:12 PM I have the same issue, I have a western digital 5000mes external 500gb that uses usb as data and power, aleks dude 3 543 megtekintés 2:35 How to recover data from wd passport - slow responding hard drive - Időtartam: 25:32. this content

lol. Helpful +0 Report eddtr1 Jun 11, 2009 at 04:13 AM try changing the security permissions - I had this problem and it only occured after I messed with my network - Is there something I can do, some settings I can tweak somewhere where I can now use my external again on my computer. I tried it but no avail. https://community.wd.com/t/wd-elements-2tb-external-hard-drive-blinking-light-problem/19311

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Still, it's not showing up in my computer nor Disk management. 17 answers Last reply Oct 29, 2015 Best Answer Oct 29, 2015 More about passport blinking light glamdringfhOct 27, 2015, glamdringfhOct 27, 2015, 3:16 PM Good to hear, If you can run both the Quick and Extended tests. I'd recommend that you go for the ones in tomshardware's thread first, to see if you have any luck with any of them. 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).

http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=VG63bXIf it is still under warranty I suggest getting in touch with WD Support, they might be able to replace the drive for you if it is indeed defective.If you have All Things Dentistry 111 262 megtekintés 4:05 How to dismantle a Western Digital My Passport external USB 3.0 hard drive - Időtartam: 4:37. What does it mean?The behavior of the light (or LED) on your external drive can vary in meaning depending on the drive model. Wd Diagnostics Tool Kategória Útmutatók és stílus Licenc Normál YouTube-licenc Több Kevesebb Betöltés...

Sean shaw 113 847 megtekintés 14:46 How to Recover Data from Western Digital Elements External Hard Drive - Időtartam: 2:08. Make sure that you have the latest driver updates and Service Packs for your Windows. Helpful +0 Report jorisv 1Posts Friday November 14, 2008Registration date November 15, 2008 Last seen Nov 15, 2008 at 10:26 AM I have the same problem, did you already fix it http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1794891/external-hard-drive-recognised-light-flashing.html Note though it does seem where the ac plugs into the drive it mates very poorly so even moving the drive slightly causes a power reduction resulting in explorer losing the

If AutoPlay is disabled on your computer or if you are connecting the WD My Book external drive to another computer, you must install the utilities manually. Wd Passport Blinking White Light Please follow this link for information how to update the firmware on a My Book or Passport drive. But HFS+ support on non-Macs is almost non-existent without buying programs like MacDrive (for Windows), so it's not going to be a whole lot of use on any other computer. however nothing happened so my disk was definitely dead. 2.

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And if Windows sometimes wants to format the drive (that you know has data) then I would say thats another sign :( You may want to start getting some stuff backup http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=1480 Is there anyway I can avoid doing this, and not lose any of my stuff? Wd My Passport Light Blinking But Not Working in fact I actually remember formatting the hd on my mac. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Cmd commands, thanks yeah).

I literally have no idea what went wrong but i'm glad it's functioning. news Reconnect the computer. I said yes" and it emptied the recycle bin and now my WD External is working absolutely fine. I've used one of them for almost a year now and the other one i have hardly used at all. Wd My Passport Blinking Light Mac

At least I got what I needed off it, but I'm really disappointed in WD. Most computers do not implement identical power functionality in both the USB and FireWire ports, so changing from one interface to the other resolves the issue. But the electronics inside the external box stopped short just in 1 second moico 2013-01-30 19:14:53 UTC #71 Could not make good sense out of your problem solving. have a peek at these guys Many hubs leave the data ports active indefinitely.

Report boogeyman- Jun 13, 2009 at 11:47 AM Sorry to tell you, but your drive is fried. My Book System Event, Action Required For Windows, the autorun menu appears only on the first installation of the drive. Open up the WD My Book external hard drive from My Computer or Windows Explorer.

Double-click on the My Book folder, the WD_Windows_Tools folder, and then Setup or Setup.exe.

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im really cconfused.. it'll be all fine.. Only my drive is not usable in either of 2 computers i have plugged it into in any usb port. http://simplecoverage.org/hard-drive/western-digital-external-drive-not-about-the-lawsuit-though.php Or change the USB cable.

it was the second solution that u gave me. There seems to be some spinning of the HD when it is plugged in, but then it slows down to silence.... Bejelentkezés 9 Betöltés... Upgrade An Easy Way to Bigger and Better.

jc2012 2012-01-28 01:42:47 UTC #18 Hey folks, an update on my case....