Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
I have a my passport WD 320GB hard drive. I've used it quite a bit on my laptop, which is running ubuntu, and backed up quite a bit of data to it. But when I tried to plug it into a computer running xp, it ran the little bubbles in the bottom right hand corner of the screen saying "your hard drive is now ready to use", but it won't show up in my computer. I've tried it in Ubuntu since that happened, and it's still fine there.
Your problem is that you have formated it with Linux file system if you want to use it on Windows you need to reformat using Fat32 or NTFS file systems. You can also use
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
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