Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive
First make sure usb cable connected to harddrive is working fine.
try it in different usb ports.
Press windows key +R key so you can see run then type in run "devmgmt.msc" then press ok so you can see device manager uninstall all usb drivers then it automatic install usb drivers.
Also you need to change registry for that type in run "regedit" then press ok then you can see registry editor then locate below key.
And remove upper filter and lower filter.Then restart computer then check.
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I recomended you to use ULTIMATE BOOT CD 4.0 and to write HDD it will take ca 3 hours but u have to wait and checking for error i will post some pics some i hope will help you
or open cmd console and start with cmd
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