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1T/B Western Digital external drive

By Somerset
Nov 5, 2011
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  1. 1T/B Western Digital external drive not being recognized

    Hello everyone,
    I have a WD 1T/B external hard drive that is not being recognized by my computer anymore. It just stopped working. When I plug the USB cable in, Windows recognizes that the device is there, and says that it has installed the approapriate software for the device and it is ready to use. However, the drive does not appear in My Computer. Also, I have right-clicked on my computer and then the Manage option, and under Disk Management, I do not see the drive. I have all of my sports games and music on the drive. I just need some help on how to solve this problem.
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,687   +394

    Tried another PC? Its possible something in the enclosure died and the drive itself is fine. Could open the enclosure up and put the drive in another one or put it internally in a PC.
     

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