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Thanks for your suggestion. I pinged, and got 4 pings and 4 replies. But my knowledge of computers is such that I do not know what this tells me, or what I should do next! Any ideas, please?

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It took me a while to realize what issue you were talking about..lol. Anyways, when you get positive replies in DOS that indicates to me that there is nothing wrong with the domain name. I would say there is something wrong with your internet explorer or something else. Make sure you type www.wdc.com and not wdc.com in the Address bar of internet explorer.
Let me know the results. I would also like to know if my other suggestions helped you use the external hard drive. From what I understand, that was your main concern. The other issue with the wdc.com occured because you were trying to get assistance with getting it to work. Is this correct?

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