Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
Hello. my MyBook 500 GB just decided not to work i can start it up but not read it. i had my computer turned off and i started it up and nothing happened. The computer does not recognize it. My MyBook info is Name : WD M MODEL External Media Type : Disk
Partition Map Scheme : Unformatted
Disk Identifier : disk1
Media Name : WD M MODEL External Media
Media Type : Generic
Connection Bus : USB
Device Tree : /PCI0@0/USB7@1D,7/@3:0
Writable : Yes
Ejectable : Yes
Mac OS 9 Drivers Installed : No
Location : External
Total Capacity : 14.9 GB (16,027,361,792 Bytes)
S.M.A.R.T. Status : Not Supported
Disk Number : 1
Partition Number : 0
it is 500GB i have all my media files on there
Load the driver for mac use, the external hard drive comes with cd, the mac driver should be inside, load it to your mac computer. if you donot have the cd go online to western digital and download it. just load the driver and u will be fine, make sure u connect the cable in right places.
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