Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
The lights come on but the computer locks up . . . This happened after it was unplugged while machine was running . . . Is there a data recovery system or re-start inside machine . . . What do I do?
The drive sounds like its physically failling. Maybe the enclosure. i would open then enclosure, unless the drive means more to you than the data, you can send it to Western Digi for a replacement, but this does not include recovery. If the data is crucial, extract it, and make sure its the enclosure, not the drive that may be at fault.
Posted on Oct 23, 2007
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