Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
My m8 has just got me this drive. he loaded it up with stuff on his pc but now when i plug it inot my lap top the drive does not appear in my computer. Dispite it installing itself and saying "your hardware is installed and ready to use" It also seems to show up in the device manager as USB mass storage device and appears to be working properly. However still does not appear in my computer. Ive tried various usb ports, rebooting, etc> Help would be appreciated. Thanks Dino
I am telling you, return this product now, this is just the beginning of your woes.
Posted on Sep 16, 2008
If it is showing up in your device manager - is it also showing up in the disk manager? If it is you can check if it has a letter name attached or if you need to give it one.
Posted on Oct 09, 2007
Download this file for the this URL
Then go the this page from the WD site
It worked for me however the icon would only show up under "view" (on the explorer bar) under small icons or list ..when I tried medium size icons or larger it showed the same generic icon it had before ..I am running Vista platform ..
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
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