Question about Western Digital 320GB MyBook External USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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Hello there... I have an WD3200ME-01 external HD.. its working, when linked by cable to the pc then the comuputer recognizes it, the light is on... however I cannot get into the HD? when I click it then it says "insert the disk" or a problem occured... Is there anything I can do about this???? have lots of data inside and need it. I bought it officially in Thailand on vacation....and will not get there anytime soon... thanks a lot

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  • Lal Mohan Jan 24, 2009

    I have WD3200ME (Western Digital 320GB) external USB hard disk. When I plug this into the USB port, the lights on the disk burns immediately. However after few seconds, I get the message "USB Device not recognized". I have tried connecting the device in all the available USB ports of my computer. Has anyone found a solution for this?

  • SgtGordo Apr 19, 2009

    Same problem with same unit. I note that the WD web site for this unit only displays products with the WD logo on the black plastic case. The unit I have displays no logo, and was built in Thailand. I think the solution to this problem is to either buy only products with the WD logo, or bypass products made in Thailand. I had a similar problem with an external Seagate Free Agent, product of Thailand.

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Same problem, same unit.

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