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WD 120 GB 2.5" hdd not listed in my computer

Hi, I just got a 2.5" sata WD 120 GB hdd that I plan to use as an internal in my notebook. The drive makes a click x4 after powering up as external, but it's not listed in "my computer". When I'm trying it as internal, I'm getting this message: "hard drive not recognized". I tried WD Data Lifeguard tools and the drive appears as "Generic External" when plugged in on usb post; also, Everest recognizes it as "Generic".
What can I do to initialize the hard drive? Any tool to make it visible& format it?
Thanks,
Simona

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  • US_SAiLOr Apr 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. I thought it might be the usb cord and i
    bought a new one. still have same problem. I tried to use the HD again
    and it worked for me. Then when i unplugged the usb and tried to use it
    again it would not work! thanks for the help

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