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Help! WD World Book, doesn't start up.

Hello All, This is my first post, I hope I am able to solve the issue with your assistance.

I have a WD World Book 500gb. Tried to log in from the office, mionet shows as offline. Went home, looked at the box, blue light is on, so I turned it off, unplugged it as well to try and get this guy going again. Thus far, almost 20 mins, no blue light.

Help!

Thank you kindly, C.Aguas

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  • dkmodem Sep 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. Blue light on but not recognized by computer. I shut the drive off and now it won't turn on. It makes sounds like it's going to turn on but after about 15 seconds it stops and it doesn't turn on.

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    The WD World Book does not turn on at power up.

    It doesn't help waiting or unplugging cables...

  • buzztail Feb 15, 2009

    Software access to my 1TB WD World Book failed; the light was on, but wouldn't turn off when the button was pushed in spite of several attempts spanning an hour. I unplugged the cord, plugged it back in and now the light won't come on, but the drives sound like they are spinning.

  • ejaisonl Feb 18, 2009

    Worst computer product ever. It wouldnt connect to the main pc, so I turned off the world book, and now it won't turn on. I guess this will texh me to not back up pictures.

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