WD Elements 1023 usd HD offline & Not Initialized

By mrziko
Nov 1, 2013
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  1. Hello
    Hard Drive not Visible in My Computer I go to computer management

    > Disk managements


    I don't know what can I do and when I right click on it and select any option some error message appear with The Media is write protected :/

    WD Elements 1023 usd HD offline&Not Initialized

    plz help me :'(
  2. ITLogicSystems

    ITLogicSystems TS Enthusiast Posts: 106

  3. Jitendra

    Jitendra TS Rookie

    I've got the same problem, exact same problem. WD formater failed as well.
  4. Techpumpkin_WD

    Techpumpkin_WD TS Member Posts: 37

    Hello Jitendra,

    If you don't mind loosing the information you had on that drive you can try erasing it with WD DLG . Use the Full write zeros option. This will reset the drive back to factory settings. Hope that works for you.

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