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Same thing vice versa. Not enough power reaching the hard disc. Under diskmgmt it says that the disk must be reinitialized ! OscarK123 2013-03-30 20:44:04 UTC #77 Been having this problem for a few days and just figured out what my problem was. http://wiiemulator.net/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-light-blinking-but-not-working.html

I would wager your drive is fine but the power adapter/circuit board is dead. could anyone help.. Follow this YouTube Video advance section running CHKDSK from a prompt with your disk mounted. I have no clue why initialize isn't a hilightable (is that a word?) option. https://community.wd.com/t/wd-elements-2tb-external-hard-drive-blinking-light-problem/19311

Wd My Passport Light Blinking But Not Working

Admittedly it still works, but clicks like crazy. Previous 1 2 3 Next Ask a question Members get more answers than anonymous users. Your drive will be replaced, BUT you will lose all data!

IRISS 2012-01-20 14:58:23 UTC #13 HALLO.....What happened with you happened with me the same seinario.....am checking the solution in the forums...we can cooperate to find a solutoin...deal.... When I went into the disk management section, while the two internal hard drives show up, and can be explored, the external drive shows nothing other than that its there. Y_Y Helpful +0 Report robbywthay Aug 6, 2009 07:12PM I have the same issue, I have a western digital 5000mes external 500gb that uses usb as data and power, it still Wd Diagnostics Tool It doesn't imply the drive is working and the cause of you not being able to access the files on it. 07/01/2013 by Dan So the question still remains what happened

I'm ticked.  Back to Best Buy tomorrow. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized I tried some programs to save my data but they show my disk with wrong capacity (2T instead of 1.5T) and they show the disk is empty. The time now is 05:21 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Was this answer helpful?

Still no solution to the problem. Wd My Passport Ultra Blinking Light Thanks alot in advace! :) Oh n im using Windows XP w/ SP2 I believe :P Report mcdrewt- Aug 21, 2009 11:07PM I just looked this page up, got the idea What does the rapidly blinking LED light mean? bentsnake 729,439 views 8:08 How to recover data from wd passport - slow responding hard drive - Duration: 25:32.

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Is there anyway I can avoid doing this, and not lose any of my stuff? check it out I tried running the antivirus on the HD but it is not recognized.. Wd My Passport Light Blinking But Not Working My Book sounds like another gay name made by mac. External Hard Drive Light On But Not Working the case begin to get loud and loud.

Thomas July 22, 2012 at 7:11 am Nope it does not show up on Disk Management and Device Manager. this content Please try again later. Check and see if the drive is formatted or been used under a different OS (linux,MAC, ect). Has anybody had any solutions as yet? Seagate External Hard Drive Blinking

I try to open in in my computer but its not showing there. this was on my mac. Perhaps admin can verify the likely truth, I dont think it would be a good idea to ever stack them. ← previous page next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of weblink I don't need the drive but i have very important data in that plz help me.

I tried plugging in different ports and even different computers and I get the same message.suggestions please. Toshiba External Hard Drive Flashing Blue Light If you only have a laptop you're not going to be able to add the drive to it but if you have a desktop PC you can add the drive as Most of them I have seen come formatted for FAT32 (since it is supported by multiple operating systems and may be the most compatible option).

Report ninjainasuit 1Posts Tuesday July 7, 2009Registration date July 8, 2009 Last seen › utaeladil - Jul 8, 2009 09:32AM hey I was wondering if you could help me out with

Connect the drive's USB or FireWire cable and check for detection. ACS Data Recovery 515,554 views 34:31 Clicking hard drive dis-assembly. Let us know what it tells you (copy and paste the text here). 05/08/2014 by Dan What if the drive was disconnect accidentally? My Book System Event, Action Required It's more efficient and has more features than FAT32, and it's even supported by Macs.

and I cant access my hd on windows but it works fine on mac. What do I do. So I unplugged both wires from the drive and my USB port, reconnected them as usual and couldn't get it to come on at all. http://wiiemulator.net/hard-drive/seagate-external-hard-drive-blinking.html Report utaeladil- Feb 11, 2009 01:32PM Hmm Dharan, it sounds like the drive you are having trouble with may actually be experiencing a mechanical failure.

I suppose it could well indicate not having enough power too, if its plugged in and ready to go. I attached my WD on another pc. Since I have the same probem with a 2 TV WD External harddrive would love to see a solution. First, go to start -> right click on computer and chose manage.