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I tried that several more times with the same result. Is it not showing in the disk management? Everythng seems to be running ok even with this late 2011 model. What shall I do????  Michelle88 2011-04-28 04:13:08 UTC #9 I had the same problem and came here (in a complete panic).  I was able to recover my drive contents after plugging get redirected here

Reply Jose Brown June 20, 2016 When I am connecting my external hard drive to my computer, it doesn’t recognize it. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion I tried this software and happily recovered back all my files. IF the HDD is still working, you can access all the files, copy them to your main HDD, or USB drives, etc.

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Thanks for asking a question. Thanks for sharing the blog with us… Reply Jennifer L. by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 28, 2010 8:51 PM PDT In reply to: reply..

Hopefully this will configure your external drive correctly when you reconnect the drive. Just know that USB3 drivers for my laptop were a mess and i didn't fined an alternative for them. Required fields are marked *Name Email Website Time limit is exhausted. Exfat It is a universal 3.5" HDD case into which I've added an HDD.

I had changed my USB cable through which I used to connect it to my system, but unfortunately, nothing happens. Disk Management Windows 10 Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. For those not using linux, use ubuntu or linux mint live CD/DVD, boot from the CD/dvd, and use the file manager to locate the HDD. What is 'error checking'?

Usually this problem occurs when Windows named the drive to a letter that is already in use. Western Digital by mbw1955 / August 10, 2015 10:05 AM PDT In reply to: no copying/moving data from my external hard drive I have the EXACT sames external hard drive and I am We'll see. Have you tried the drive on another PC?

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Summary: This blog explains Jyoti Prakash • November 15, 2016 3 SSD vs HDD: Which is Better and Why? All drives and peripherals recognized. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Finally, I tried using Ubuntu that is installed in the same laptop with Vista and immediately the external drive is detected even showing WD logo. Convert To Dynamic Disk if your computer is a desktop plug the drive on a usb port located on the back of the pc, if you have a laptop plug the usb cable directly to

Stellar Phoenix Video Repair Powerful video repair tool for repairing corrupt or damaged MOV and other video files.. Thanks!!! Though, I can see the green light blinking continuously but not able to see the drive on my system. If so TestDisk may fix the corrupt data Joe DavidD 2011-04-28 03:10:44 UTC #8 My WDPassport Portable USB Drive, which I have been using for  afew years, all of a sudden is Wd My Passport Ultra

Please help advise me with the best solution as i really need to access the data in it via my computer. ricardodegracia 2011-04-26 20:15:17 UTC #4 Hi mmerricks plug the usb cable like I said above... Those continue to be as solid as possible. useful reference Reply Stephen Grey November 24, 2016 My 2 TB WD external hard disk was not visible on my computer screen.

My usb external drives are ejecting suddenly and without warning by themselves at random. Seagate Reply Shea June 4, 2016 I'm having the same problem. If not then you are using a dead drive that needs to be replaced.

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It is not showing up even in the Disk Management. Overall, whenever you face any inaccessibility issues with your external drives then it is always better to go with a reliable Partition Recovery Software instead of trying different methods to make I saw an earlier response that involves modifying the registry, but I am very hesitant to do that because of past registry problems on a different PC. Just shows cable unplugged.

Kees Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - sorry for taking too long time to reply by ammoon / August 31, 2010 7:03 AM PDT In reply to: Re: If you're sure you don't want to change the file (such as music) set it read-only.3. You can determine it using Device Manager. by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 27, 2010 10:37 PM PDT In reply to: no copying/moving data from my external hard drive If you see any Access Denied error messages, use

Reply Jyoti Prakash November 3, 2016 Hi Gaurav, I suggest you to follow the below steps to solve your query: • Run ‘Win+R’ and type ‘cmd’ command and Enter. • Then, Thanks for the post. Somehow, I landed on this page and saw the software mentioned in it. But what if the drive is not showing in the Disk Management as well?

Hope this helps Report reen- Oct 12, 2014 at 06:22 AM Hello, I have purchased WD 1TB external hard drive I used it for one year and all of sudden it a little slow but its to be expected. This helped me Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Re: USB Devices Not Recognising After Sierra Beta 2 Install Level 1 (0 points) McQz Jul 8, 2016 4:40 PM (in response to have all my back ups on external drives as natural ...

Thanks!! You can contact WD to do a replacement shirin 2011-04-27 04:58:36 UTC #5 Hi I have a laptop plug the usb cable directly to the laptop and I  didn't use any I gently dismantled it and pulled the HDD out. But my external hard disk doesn't allow to format as well.

Not sure. You can check in BIOS to see if the drive is recognized there. Unfortunately the external drive contains my time machine backup too. Sign up now.

Reply Edward Dodson November 6, 2015 My system has stopped detecting 500 GB external hard drive which is full of some important project files and many backup files. I am impressed with the way you have written your blog regarding the issue related to data recovery. Later on I figured that if the problem is only copying, i.e it is still possible to "explore" the external hard drive, then why not try to transfer them wirelessly since