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WD external Hard drive problem

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#1 desert emperor

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 03:24 AM

Hello All,

I have a western digital external hard drive (passport) 120GB, recently i format it and by accident i deleted the folder/files that comes originally with it.
After that it was working properly for a couple of weeks and then suddenly i can't see it anymore!
when i put the USB connection to the laptop or desktop it shows new hardware detected and i can safely remove after. If i go to device manager--->disk drives i can se "WD" but without other specification (usually it is "WD 160BEV External USB drive" for example.
I tried to populate the volume with no successed what i can do?
What i should do?
Please anyone can help?let me know as soon as possible.

AND thx for all the help in advance.

N.B: for any other info required let me know

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 02 December 2008 - 12:08 PM

If there is no data on the drive...I would simply format it properly and then use it.

What does Disk Management reflect for this drive (when attached)?

Start/Run...type diskmgmt.msc and hit Enter. Look at the lower listing of drives/partitions.


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