Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
Unable to open my book usb device windows . have done device and port checks pc says that they are both working.
Where do I get the driver to begin with?
Posted on May 28, 2008
Ok? hmm can you see the drive in "my computer?''
goto: start >control panel > admin.tools> device managment and look under the driver managment in the USB section there should be "usb external mybook HDD" or similar. if there is righ click it and in properties check that it is running fine and no conflicts...
if it is not there ir no problems appear. goto the disk managment further down on the left side and ur internal HDD and the book shold appear right click the book and select explore! if it does not let u that is because it was not assigned a drive letter or path tis is a driver error and a service or driver upgrade will correct.
now rightclick and select change drive letter/assign drive letter. then click add... then give it a letter.
try explore again it may say error. then try again it WILL let u in. but may jumb back to the "my computer page" just click the back button and it will appear.
good luck lamby.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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