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Western Digital WD 1200VE; 120 GB external hard drive unable to boot

Western Digital WD 1200VE; 120 GB (S/N: WXE307D19762) external hard drive unable to boot; Power is on but the hard drive is not running. I have too many of my official files already stored in it for the past two years. What shall I do to rectify the fault or how can I retrive these files?

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  • datalist48 Apr 08, 2008

    my problem is that my external hard drive dosent even show up there is power and when i connect the external hard drive it will automatically turn on which means for reasons unknown the hard drive knows its coneccting to the computer ot the other way around. i have tried this on a few different computers with the same resaults. i have gone int device manager and even tried diferent usb connections what are my options

  • haa_koo Apr 30, 2008

    I have a WD1600 passport USB hard drive. Problem is, when I plug it in my comp. It looks like it works, but the drive letter is changed, i have no data on it, and it tells me that it has ~1500MB
    Like the other 150GB have disappeared... but when I use Wd diagnostics tool to see whats the prob. I can see the drive, but with no functionality. Can u tell me what to do?

  • Baysidejim Jul 08, 2008

    My drive does appear in My Computer, but the files are not visable, nor are the folders. It does show that tere is data on the drive, but I cannot access it. Help! 10,000 ITUNES songs at risk!

  • henrik290 Sep 26, 2008

    My hard drive fell from the top of my stationary computer, about a 20" fall, and now when I insert the USB, It doesn't show up att all in "my computer". However, when I want to eject the hard drive, it's visibly, but I can't get to the files.
    I can hear the hard drive working once it's plugged in, but like I said, It doesn't show.
    I have some really important files on it, please help.
    Best Regards
    Henrik L


  • henrik262 Sep 30, 2008

    My hard drive fell from the top of my stationary computer, about a 20"
    fall, and now when I insert the USB, It doesn't show up att all in "my
    computer". However, when I want to eject the hard drive, it's visibly,
    but I can't get to the files.
    I can hear the hard drive working once it's plugged in, but like I said, It doesn't show.
    I have some really important files on it, please help.
    Best Regards
    Henrik L

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Good eve prapad dont worry for your data ,first if you have a boot cd ,owerrite the OS ,then select repair option,it is occures due to 90% OS currupt ,
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