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Hi i have a WD mybook both the lights on the power cord and the device itself are flashing rapidly and i am unable to acess the external drive. i have tried using a different computer, tried a different USB cord and different outlets in the house any idea why i can't acess the drive?? thx

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Hi I have the Essential Edition WD My Book 1TB/To, it was working well and then for no reason my computer does not recognise that it is connecte, now I can't access this drive was the g/ drive. Any clue as to what I should do?

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