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Western Digital MY BOOK 500gig - Drive does not appear

My m8 has just got me this drive. he loaded it up with stuff on his pc but now when i plug it inot my lap top the drive does not appear in my computer. Dispite it installing itself and saying "your hardware is installed and ready to use" It also seems to show up in the device manager as USB mass storage device and appears to be working properly. However still does not appear in my computer. Ive tried various usb ports, rebooting, etc> Help would be appreciated. Thanks Dino It worked before, then disappeared during a transfer of file form another of my drive. Now it dings too, but is not visible in Disk Management neither it appears in my list of drives in File Explorer. BUT I can see it in the "Safely Remove Hardware" and stop it. I have the same problem on 2 different machines (DELL Optiplex 745 and Toshiba Satellite M40) Please help as I bought that drive because I had another problem with another of my MyBook Essential drive. My drive is a My Book Office 1T.I have logged a call on the WD support.

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You can go to Adminisstrative tools/computer managment/disc managment and chance letter na partition. it will fix the problem

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