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lol! it save lot .. Type diskpart and press Enter. Apply the setting this will take some time depending on data.... Source

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. it worked well Report Shaun- Aug 15, 2013 02:56PM U r god of lost files brother... Proffitt Forum moderator / May 15, 2005 4:50 AM PDT In reply to: Yes, And I've downloaded and ran TWEAKUI................ Replace the letter E with the letter of the drive that you are trying to fix. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wd-hard-cant-be-open-and-explore.193162/

I Cant Access My External Hard Drive

my problem is solved Report ari- Jul 23, 2013 12:55PM thanks boss Report kay- Jul 23, 2013 05:59PM thnks bro cz your info after had been solved my prob..hee Report marius- Helpful +59 Report Sreek Jan 18, 2010 at 05:43 AM Go to Western Digital Site and in downloads there is a software for diagnosis. On your backup tape, CD or DVDs.I'm not kidding.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I am having the same problem...have you sorted out yours? Press "OK" to confirm.

Won't let me run Lifeguard diagnostics my external hard drive 4tb (wd my book) will show on other computers but I cannot access it's content Can't find your answer ? Power supply = the power adaptor plug-in for the HD. Report buckmajor- Apr 3, 2010 at 11:07 PM Sweet! Wd My Book Essential Not Working Instant recognition, and my 100G of data was still there and safe.

Windows will re-build the Controllers drivers. I realized my brother had switched cords on me! If I'm thinking correctly I should just format the drive in NTFS and run the recovery software? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2024577/book-essential-external-hard-drive-show.html I have a Vista laptop.

Would really appreciate your help.. Wd My Book Essential Not Showing Up Report Ghreeb Dosky- Apr 9, 2013 11:57AM Thanks man.. Nice for quick backups that I don't want or need to refresh that DVDRW set (I used to use CDRW, but DVDRW is just so many less disks.)3. it worked!

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As usual, it was on my network "F" drive, but that was an easy drive letter change. his comment is here Back to top #9 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,051 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. I Cant Access My External Hard Drive Oct 30, 2006 Previous WD hard drive 500GB could not be recognized as it always Mar 27, 2014 Just bought WD My Passport 2TB and can't get it to work Apr Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 7 this is on an XP machine where i already have a WD 500GB HDD working fine attached via usb also, i have hooked it to my vista machine and it worked

For people who care much about western digital data recovery cost, the free edition of MiniTool Power Data Recovery is a good choice; they can download and install it immediately to http://quodsoftware.com/external-hard/xbox-one-external-hard-drive-format.html It just seems like theres something silly I'm missing out somewhere.........???? Is the disk showing as Unallocated? type "everyone" and set to full access... Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 10

However a 2.5" drive typically requires around 800mA during startup and 400mA thereafter. OMG I am sooo much greatful you have saved 467gb of important shit for me thanks so much!!!!!!!!!!!! Type diskpart and press Enter. have a peek here Later undo the changes you have made by once again going to "Folder Options" --> Click on "View" tab and click on "Restore Defaults" button --> Click on "OK".

Report mervyln3883- May 4, 2013 10:48AM thx jack !!! Can't Access External Hard Drive Mac sorrad2002Jan 30, 2015, 11:07 AM I had the same problem. Instead of being classed as a 'Device with removable storage' and being in that section with the likes of my USB pens and my old Sony Network Walkman (basically just a

I figured out a solution to this, simply add/create a partition on the device if one doesn't exist and then add a Drive Letter to the partition via Computer Management.I only

Good Luck Report theshyamtk 1Posts Saturday March 23, 2013Registration date March 23, 2013 Last seen - Mar 23, 2013 09:41AM thank you :) Report nehu- Mar 29, 2013 03:07PM .. You never know when one will leave you. The take it with me plan. Wd My Book Not Showing Up On Mac by jamhay / May 15, 2005 9:31 AM PDT In reply to: Looks like...

Jun 11, 2013 #1 tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,412 +109 Which OS are you on for Windows XP, 7, 8? Olivier Report eaelec- Dec 25, 2009 at 09:33 PM Tried your fix, but I get message saying 'the operation is not supported by the object'. Correct me if i'm wrong. http://quodsoftware.com/external-hard/install-windows-10-on-external-hard-drive.html Took it home and plugged it in and still nothing.

Find the drive listing that corresponds right click on icon use format option and hope fully the problem must solve. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. my first one was Seagate 2T.

Report sachin_13 1Posts Sunday March 31, 2013Registration date March 31, 2013 Last seen - Mar 31, 2013 03:29AM Thanks Jack...it really worked for me!! Hard Drive Apr 30, 2009 WD Sata hard drive can`t be detected. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? ANY.

And as for the classification, it places it with the Hard Drives because it technically is a HARD DRIVE. From what I had picked up googling it seemed like once I got the files off the drive I should be able to reformat it and it should work alright, except I have had just as many problems with DVDs that "fail" and suddenly lose data. The problem is not unique.

Maverick52Jul 17, 2013, 8:46 PM paravione said: It could be the power supply to your Hard Drive.