Question about Western Digital My Book (WDG1U2500) (G1U2500N) 250 GB Hard Drive

I can't figure out what my My Book is doing. It clicks 4x, 4x, 2x and then the light fades and then comes back on and stays lit. For a while there would be not rhyme or reason to when it wanted to mount. Then when it would, eventually the power saver would come on and it would not mount back up. I am trying to get it to mount at least once to get some more stuff off of it and try to install new firmware. Oh, also tried plugging it in to and outlet by itself. Haven't tried new cords. Please help.

I have read a whole lot of blogs on this one pointing to a solution about plugging into the wall socket instead of into a power strip. As stupid as this sounds, there is a reson tha this works for some folks.

If you carefully inspect the power supply, you will notice that the plug is NOT plarized. This means that it can be inserted in two directions. On a GROUNDED system, this would not matter, but the power plug on the adaptor is NOT grounded, so polarity DOES matter! The timing is off by 60 degrees if you use the wrong wire as neutral.

Mine refused to load, and so to test this theory, i left everything on, pulled the adaptor, reversed it, and voila - the beep I had been waiting for, followed by the drive appearing as a drive-letter in explorer.

You might want to give it a try.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

Usually, when I've tried everything else and there's nothing to loose, I remove the drive from the case, put it into the freezer for about 15 minutes wrapped in a towel to protect it from condensation. I then take it out and hold it about above my table about 4" and let it go. Re-install it into the case being careful to let any existing condensation dry. Pwr it on without it connected to the computer, once it spins up, I notice the clicking is gone. I then connect it to the cpu. At times, the disks within the drives swell from normal wear & tear. With the increased heat, the heads have physical issues moving around with the drive seeking. The cold temps and a "gentle" jolt will clear enough space for the heads to move around. This has worked for me many times; usually I order a new drive immediately, because it IS on its way out.

Regards,

Kirk W

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

It sounds to me, by your description, that you have a failing hard drive. Usually when you hear that type of clicking, its having seek problems, which indicates failure.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Some of the specification includes;

For storage, the Asus EB1037 has 320GB hard drive up to 1TB, with SSD options from 64GB up to 128GB. Despite its size, it has the sufficient amount of both wired and wireless connectivity options. It has dual band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac connectivity with Bluetooth 4.0. It also has a Gigabit Ethernet port, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 4x USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port and a VGA port. The whole package is only 219mm x 172.5mm x 29mm. The Asus Eee Box EB1037 is not actually a replacement for console gaming, rather it would be great for web browsing, watching movies and light or casual gaming needs.

For storage, the Asus EB1037 has 320GB hard drive up to 1TB, with SSD options from 64GB up to 128GB. Despite its size, it has the sufficient amount of both wired and wireless connectivity options. It has dual band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac connectivity with Bluetooth 4.0. It also has a Gigabit Ethernet port, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 4x USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port and a VGA port. The whole package is only 219mm x 172.5mm x 29mm. The Asus Eee Box EB1037 is not actually a replacement for console gaming, rather it would be great for web browsing, watching movies and light or casual gaming needs.

Aug 16, 2014 | ASUS Eee Computers & Internet

=>2x+3=0 ; taken x as common and 4-2=2 i.e. x(4-2) = 2x

=>2x=-3 ; +3's moved on the right-hand side, so it becomes -3

=>x=-3/2 ; 2 has been moved to the right-hand side and divided with -3 i.e 1/2 multiplied by -3 = -3/2

Good luck.

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Aug 13, 2010 | SoftMath Algebrator - Algebra Homework...

Hi,

This calculator does not have a Solve function or a solver. However this example of yours is very simple that you can do it by hand. If you do not mind I will show you how to solve it. Not everything needs a calculator.

You want to solve for x. OK

This calculator does not have a Solve function or a solver. However this example of yours is very simple that you can do it by hand. If you do not mind I will show you how to solve it. Not everything needs a calculator.

You want to solve for x. OK

- Start by gathering similar terms 4x-x =3x; -13+5 =-8
- Rewrite your equation as 3x+1=2x-8
- Make the +1 change side while changing its sign
- 4x+1 -1 = 2x-8 -1 or 4x=2x-9
- Make +2x on the Right hand side go to the left hand side, changing its sign in the process 4x-2x=-9 or 2x=-9
- Divide both members by 2. This gives
- x=-9/2 or -4.5 if a decimal result is required.

Dec 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

For daily driving, you should definitely leave the it in the 2x mode. Driving on dry surfaces in 4x can damage the drivetrain. The only time you should use 4x is when the road conditions are poor, and slippery.

Nov 17, 2009 | 2007 Infiniti QX4

6x+6=4x+12

Since 4x contains the variable to solve for, move it to the left-hand side of the equation by subtracting 4x from both sides.

6x+6-4x=12

Since 6x and -4x are like terms, add -4x to 6x to get 2x.

2x+6=12

Since 6 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the equation by subtracting 6 from both sides.

2x=-6+12

Add 12 to -6 to get 6.

2x=6

Divide each term in the equation by 2.

(2x)/(2)=(6)/(2)

Simplify the left-hand side of the equation by canceling the common factors.

x=(6)/(2)

Simplify the right-hand side of the equation by simplifying each term.

x=3

Good Luck

Since 4x contains the variable to solve for, move it to the left-hand side of the equation by subtracting 4x from both sides.

6x+6-4x=12

Since 6x and -4x are like terms, add -4x to 6x to get 2x.

2x+6=12

Since 6 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the equation by subtracting 6 from both sides.

2x=-6+12

Add 12 to -6 to get 6.

2x=6

Divide each term in the equation by 2.

(2x)/(2)=(6)/(2)

Simplify the left-hand side of the equation by canceling the common factors.

x=(6)/(2)

Simplify the right-hand side of the equation by simplifying each term.

x=3

Good Luck

Sep 10, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

Probably the flash drive is not getting enough power from the computer. Try to connect the flash drive to the USB port located at the back of the tower.

Jun 16, 2009 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

sec^4X- sec^2X = 1/cot^4X + 1/cot^2X

RHS

1/cot^4X + 1/cot^2X

=1/(Cos^4X/Sin^4X) + 1/(Cos^2X/Sin^2X)

=Sin^4X/Cos^4X + Sin^2X/Cos^2X

=Sin^4X/Cos^4X + Cos^2X.Sin^2X/Cos^4X

=Sin^2X/Cos^4(Sin^2X + Cos^2X)

=Sin^2X/Cos^4X

=(1-Cos^2X)/Cos^4X

=1/Cos^4X - Cos^2X/Cos^4X

=1/Cos^4X - 1/Cos^2X

=Sec^4X - Sec^2X

=LHS

RHS

1/cot^4X + 1/cot^2X

=1/(Cos^4X/Sin^4X) + 1/(Cos^2X/Sin^2X)

=Sin^4X/Cos^4X + Sin^2X/Cos^2X

=Sin^4X/Cos^4X + Cos^2X.Sin^2X/Cos^4X

=Sin^2X/Cos^4(Sin^2X + Cos^2X)

=Sin^2X/Cos^4X

=(1-Cos^2X)/Cos^4X

=1/Cos^4X - Cos^2X/Cos^4X

=1/Cos^4X - 1/Cos^2X

=Sec^4X - Sec^2X

=LHS

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Paul 3 years younger to his friend peter. In seven years, the product of their ages would be 5 more than the product of their ages 5 years ago. How old are they now?

Oct 31, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Make sure the discs you are using are the same as the ones listed as compatible in the manual:

• DVD-RW ver. 1.1 / 1x / 1x to 2x, ver. 1.2 /

2x to 4x / 2x to 6x

• DVD-R ver. 2.0 /1x / 1x to 4x /

1x to 8x / 1x to 16x, ver. 2.1 / 1x to 8x / 1x

to 16x

• DVD+RW 1x to 2.4x / 1x to 4x / 3.3x to 8x

• DVD+R 1x to 2.4x / 1x to 4x / 1x to 8x / 1x

to 16x

• DVD-RAM ver. 2.0 / 2x, ver. 2.1 / 2x / 2x to

3x / 2x to 5x, ver. 2.2 / 2x / 2x to 3x / 2x to 5x

• DVD-R DL ver. 3.0 / 2x to 4x

• DVD+R DL 2.4x / 2.4x to 8x

Any brand can be used.

• DVD-RW ver. 1.1 / 1x / 1x to 2x, ver. 1.2 /

2x to 4x / 2x to 6x

• DVD-R ver. 2.0 /1x / 1x to 4x /

1x to 8x / 1x to 16x, ver. 2.1 / 1x to 8x / 1x

to 16x

• DVD+RW 1x to 2.4x / 1x to 4x / 3.3x to 8x

• DVD+R 1x to 2.4x / 1x to 4x / 1x to 8x / 1x

to 16x

• DVD-RAM ver. 2.0 / 2x, ver. 2.1 / 2x / 2x to

3x / 2x to 5x, ver. 2.2 / 2x / 2x to 3x / 2x to 5x

• DVD-R DL ver. 3.0 / 2x to 4x

• DVD+R DL 2.4x / 2.4x to 8x

Any brand can be used.

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