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My WD ext hard drive will not be accessed by my computer

It lights up and is recognized by the computer but when i open my computer folder i cannot access it.

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If the drive is new, you may need to format it. If you already have data on it, then DO NOT format it.

If it is new, you'll right click on the drive icon and click format. After the drive is formatted, you'll be able to open the folder for the drive.

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