Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
It sounds like either the power supply or the enclosure has failed. As It's difficult to determine which and it costs as much to buy a power adapter on it's own as a whole new enclosure with and adapter. Take your drive to your local PC shop, have the techs there test the hard drive inside the enclosure. If it works, buy a new enclosure and you good as gold. If it doesn't, you'll need the help of a pro to get your files back, if this is the case reply with your location(Country, State and City) and I will refer you to an appropriate facility.
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Posted on Sep 24, 2009
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