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If the drive does not show in Disk Management and you need to recover the data then call. Please help me recover my data. I have not published my book to any other sites as I am waiting for my KDP Select to expire before I can do so. The only way to use the drive outside the enclosure is to reformat it.

I guess the reason I said that about WD drives- is it seems from reading various forums that it is a pretty common problem for them to just stop working after Thankyou John skelhorn Reply steve says: 2011-August-18 at 4:45 pm You should try removing the drive from the WD enclosure and installing it in your PC. Reply Carlton Bale says: 2011-June-09 at 10:24 pm Jay, I think what you are experiencing is a drive that is encrypted by the enclosure. Could you clarify..like there is no Lights at all… WD must be connected to power and USB at same time to get it powered Shubhendu Das February 1, 2011 10:04 pm https://community.wd.com/t/mybook-drive-wont-power-up-need-help/177152

I will also try what you did and get that program if Western Digital will not help me. Now I have to figure out what I'm going to do with my 4TB drive.One last thing, It took about 6 hours to scan my drive. unscrew and unplug the mini USB3 controller from the SATA connector 4.

  1. J On the differences that are a few cents off, it is probably an excange rate thing...
  2. When I plug it in to either the USB or FireWire ports the computer detects and the instillation wizard pops up.
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  4. Is the "drive interface" something that can be replaced or repaired by putting the drives in a new box with a new USB connector, or are my drives toast?
  5. I removed the diode.
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  7. Rotate the hard drive/carrier assembly sideways and then lift away from the case 4.
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  9. all my important files are stored there.

There are no files I can access or anything. Thank you. I'm not a computer novice, but this is one headache I have not been able to solve. I have given what I think is the best solution to these problems.

S Edwards January 21, 2010 11:51 pm Reply # I bought a WD 1Tb My Book and it worked fine until I upgrader my computer to win7 64bit. After that all was fine, and I do not turn off my computer often. Any ideas? http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/691088-xbox-one/70448778 I will use the other diode on one board to make one good board.

heres my email "[email protected]" David Mohyla August 29, 2012 3:14 pm Reply # Try scanning your drive with Recover It all. Also on GameFAQs...Help - Answers to the most commonly asked questions about GameFAQs.FAQ Bookmarks - Access and manage the bookmarks you have added to different guides.FAQ Bounty - Write a FAQ If anyone has any more ideas, please keep sharing and I will post my results when I get my donor model Thanks for the comments so far. It coast about 70 bucks, to me that was worth it.Yes I recovered all of the data that was on My Book.

I suspect and hope it is the Sata to USB connector causing the issue as it also seem to have software on the unit. https://kdp.amazon.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=577613 I hope i will find some help here. I've never encountered any issues until now. First I formatted the My Book as NTFS using a different laptop with Win XP on it.

You can hear it powers up, but nothing happends. Reply Dana says: 2011-June-03 at 2:31 pm Thanks so much for this! I know the drives are there and this unit is in no way corrupted. around three months ago i bought dell laptop with win 7 , and the data storage was working good at first month but after that the data storage start to stop

The bonus is that it is now working, albeit without a cover. It made opening the case relatively easy. Posted: Feb 13, 2013 6:10 AM in response to: Hasitha Liyanage Reply The $2.99 and $0.99 price thing gets confusing. Another option is to purchase another external and start pulling the data off of that drive as soon as possible.

Jun 5, 2013 #7 platinumsteel TS Rookie Posts: 25 Hey bro..based on my experience go to this website http://www.donordrives.com/ ...all u gotta do is send the drive to them and let Repeat the steps in reverse order to re-assemble the enclosure. I have all my photos and documents on it.


It's making me super anxious that I may have lost all of my images. Im sure y'all help out a lot of people. They said they used recovery software (level 2) and could not recover anything. That's the only reason I can think of.

Charles February 15, 2013 4:26 am Reply # I have 2 Western Digital Usb drives 1tb. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Thanks, Roy M Padilla January 17, 2010 10:53 am Reply # I have a WD MyBookWE 1Tb. Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:11 AM in response to: slimena Reply Are you looking at that price on the US site from the US?

Any help or links is appreciated! When plugged in, it doesn't power up at all! I then thought I might just call the mac support people! :-)Reply windower says: January 2, 2012 at 6:14 pmthank you for info. The blue light is still on, and when I initially plug it in through USB, I hear it working (no unusual sounds/clicks).

Locate the two rubber pads on the bottom of the enclosure near the front, curved surface. Mine just not power up. But searching the internet tells me it is their software that does it.I wonder what they have done in their software to allow them to delet folder-structures of drives that are I follow the wizard steps and it says "successfully installed" but I cannot find my hard drive. -My USB drives all work and I have other hard drives on the computer

Thanks Eva Eva May 24, 2011 6:18 am Reply # Sorry - I cannot see it in my computer. I ordered the docking station and it came today. I bought a new case and dropped it in. Ask a question and give support.

I finally managed to get my computer to recognize the drive by switching the firewire port I plug into and then bought a new external drive to switch everything over to. My MyBook failed last year, and have been wondering what to do with it next, so will give this a go tonight. Reply « Older Comments Newer Comments » RSS feed for comments on this post. Apr 21, 2016 10:33 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Fredomac13, Fredomac13 Apr 22, 2016 3:50 AM in response to MrHoffman Level 1 (8 points) Apr 22,

CarbonCopyCloner or SuperDuper are options here and there are others, particularly if you're not comfortable with the command line. (Disk Utility on El Capitan has been made rather less use from Before you try any of the open-source or commercial add-on or third-party providers, get a complete sector-by-sector ("raw") copy of the disk first, as that will allow you to reload the Thanks for ur time-michelle Roy January 11, 2010 10:14 am Reply # Hi!

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