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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hey im the same person who just posted above. i went to WD's website, and it said unplug the hard drive from the computer, and unplug it from the power source. then plug it into the power outlet, wait for it to spin up, then plug it in via USB/Firewire, whatever. it worked for me, so hopefully it will work for you.
Posted on May 13, 2008
You can try opening the device manager in Window XP and uninstall the external hard disk (make sure you show unplugged devices).
Then replug the drive again, and it should reinstall the drivers.
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
The external drive needs to be initialized from your PC. To do this,
right click your My Computer and choose Manage. At the left panel click
on the Disk Management. The list of available drives will show on the
Right click on the drive and select create partition (primary partition). After you've selected your partition , now you need to format the hard drive. Choose quick format. Right click again on the partition you've just created, now select "Format" and select NTFS. Click ok and it will guide you until it is finished.
If you need further assistance, just let me know.
Posted on Oct 12, 2009
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