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WD Elements 500 GB

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I just bought WD Elements 500 GB external HD and I see it under `My Computer but it`s not responding asit should
,I trayed to open it or copy some music there and its just not doing nothing or thinking for ages ,so does it need some formatting or special installation process to start working properly?

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  • bobo08 Jan 04, 2009

    Thank you but I found out its all about power supply :-)

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Hi bobo08,

I'd first check to see if the drive is working correctly with some utilities that WD provides, then once you determine if the drive works, you can either return it the retailer or it's working correctly by using these utilities. Here's the link to that drive. HERE

Good Luck

Mark

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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