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My system no longer recognizes the MY BOOK (drive I)

Thelight is on my WD external drive, showing it's connected, but I can't find it on my pc. There is no I drive any longer.

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Re: My system no longer recognizes the MY BOOK (drive I)

Check cables to drive, reboot computer a few times to see if it shows drive , last thing you could do is reformat drive, you may have lost the format.

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