Question about Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition WDG1SU5000 500 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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I have a WD 500Gb My Book that doesn't allow access to information. My laptop crashed so I reformatted it and reloaded it. The My Book holding all my backed up information shows up as connected as a removable disk but when I try to access it, states I should insert a disk into the drive. So all of my information is stuck where I can use it. Any suggestions?

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The computer for some reason is not fully detecting the ext drive if its usb then try other usb connections. if it has sata hook up try using that there a much better connection but dont worry i think youl find that all your information is still on the ext drive thats why we should all use external drives for all our important photos music and files because when the pc blows or crashes then the other drive is not affected

p.s if the ext drive can with a driver disc try reinstalling it.

good luck

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