Question about Western Digital 320GB MyBook External USB 2.0 Hard Drive

1 Answer

I have WD3200ME (Western Digital 320GB) external USB hard disk. When I plug this into the USB port, the lights on the disk burns immediately. However after few seconds, I get the message "USB Device not recognized". I have tried connecting the device in all the available USB ports of my computer. I would like to find a solution for this!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Guru:

    An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips

    Mentor:

    An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

  • Expert
  • 79 Answers

Just try this External HDD with Some other System because its may be problem with ur USB ports...

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I can't access my western digital external hard drive to any computers..How can i do?


Sometimes when a flashmemory stick or USB external hard drive fails because it was not removed fromthe USB port properly. If the device is removed byjust pulling it out of the USB port, it can cause the flash device to fail, youmust click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon on the Task Bar and select thedevice you wish to remove and only do so when instructed to do so When the flash memoryUSB hard drive device appears to malfunction it maybe possible to restoreit by reformatting it. Insert the flash or USB hard drive into the USB port then Click on Control Panel - AdministrativeTools - Computer Management - Disk Management. Then right click on Disk 1removable drive and click Format. After the flash drive has been formatted itwill indicate that it is Healthy.

Jun 13, 2011 | Western Digital Passport 320GB External...

1 Answer

My Ovation 320GB external hard disk is not showing on the computer when I plugged in although the red light is on. There's a sound from the disk but after that while it just remain quiet and nothing...


I would try to plug it into a different USB port on the computer or try and see if it works on another computer. It could be that the computers USB port is no longer working or that the drive has failed.

Mar 29, 2011 | Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320...

1 Answer

I'm looking for a driver for my WD3200ME disk. Thanks!


No driver is needed for an external hdd. It may be needed for older editions of windows (before xp).
If the error is "there is no such drive or path" then you should replace your usb ports (in the pc).

Feb 02, 2011 | Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320...

1 Answer

I have a Western Digital MyBook Essential 320GB and it is not responding. The green light is on, but the disk isn't even spinning. I've had this thing for at least 4 years. Is it toast? The harddisk will...


If the hard disk is not spinning then the hard disk is faulty.
The adapter case may be OK especially when you plug it into a working computer's USB port and it detects the adapter but not the hard drive.

Oct 23, 2010 | Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB...

1 Answer

WD320 GB 2.0 USB external hard drive is not working.


bad driver chip... call the manufacturer.. have the HDD changed...

Jul 09, 2009 | Western Digital Passport 320GB External...

1 Answer

External Hard Drive will not show up. Tells me to format it.


I have a Western External Hard Drive 320 and when I plug it in the computer will recognize it and allow me to access my files but after a short while if I go to click on a file t open it the WD 320 will click off for a minute and then reappear in the auto run mode.

Jun 20, 2009 | Western Digital Passport 320GB External...

2 Answers

Need help with western digital wd3200me passport


if it came with a driver disk or an install disk then try running that before hooking up your harddrive

Jun 01, 2009 | Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320...

1 Answer

HP Computers using XP will not show drive to which Western Digital 320GB external harddrive is connected


Your usb device could be finished or your USB ports may not be strong enough/ enough power to run the device.

Jan 13, 2008 | Western Digital 320GB MyBook External USB...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Western Digital 320GB MyBook External USB 2.0 Hard Drive Logo

552 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Western Digital Computers & Internet Experts

Marcin

Level 2 Expert

191 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4336 Answers

Are you a Western Digital Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...