Question about Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320 GB External USB (WDE1U3200N) Hard Drive

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Not working Hi! I have put the hard disc with the usb cable and it does not work at all. A message says that the plug in have not been installed. I dont know why and I dont know what to do. When I go to the computer my both hard discs appear but this one. What can I do ? thanks in advance

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  • tkrandall Nov 29, 2008

    My sony vaio doesn't recognise the external hard drive at all. All cords are plugged in and it works on other computers. how do I find a solution?

  • corinneakado Dec 31, 2008

    i plugged in my WD hard drive 320GB into my IMac and it does not show up on my desktop or anywhere. i can feel the hard drive is working though.
    should i return it or what?

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    i am having the same problem too. Bought my WD 320GB HD in Dec 08. Used for 1 month and everything are fine. Recently when i plug in the Hard Disk, the computer show detected external disk and also report ready to use. But when i go into the explorer, i just cannot find the driver. I also tried to plug in my other hard disk and they work prefectly alright and they appear in ym explorer but only not the WD HD. Tried to go to the device manager and under the hardware, the WD appear in the list and it show working properly. Tried to uninstall the driver and reinstall it but also still the same problem. Anyone can help me please?????

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    I have put the hard disc with the usb cable and it does not work at
    all. A message says that the plug in have not been installed. I dont
    know why and I dont know what to do. When I go to the computer my both
    hard discs appear but this one.
    What can I do ?
    thanks in advance

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If your on vista you need a special driver

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