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Another thing to note would be that I always usually leave it plugged into my desktop while I'm on it. I'm on Windows Vista if you need that information. Click here to Register a free account now! How did you get your PC to see it ? have a peek here

There are no options on the drive, and looking through the comments, it seems like the there is nothing left to do. Seagate  ␡ Sign In as Consumers & Non-SPP Resellers Partners & Suppliers ␡ My Dashboard My Profile Logout ␡ EXTERNAL / CONSUMER ▾ ▴ Backup & Explore ▹ Play ▹ A USB IDE/SATA adapter can also be used. next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French Welcome to the WDLabs http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/208371en?language=en_US

External Hard Drive Light Blinking But Not Working

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I would plug it into my laptop and not get anything at all, I then noticed the light was blinking so I knew that isn't a good sign. Woz2000 2012-02-11 13:38:20 UTC #20 Same for me. Thanks Tami Report Utaeladil- May 2, 2009 at 04:51 PM If its asking to format each time you plug it in, then something on it is likely corrupt. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Well, kind-of.

The Fair Repair Act guarantees our right to repair digital equipment like computers, refrigerators, cell phones and tractors. Seagate Hard Drive Light On But Not Detected So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get back on with your life. If theres anything I can do to fix this PLEASE let me know. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2198528/1tb-seagate-external-hard-drive-detected-light-blinking.html jc2012 2012-01-28 01:42:47 UTC #18 Hey folks, an update on my case....

Good luck backing up the data, but it really sounds like that external drive may be on its last legs. :( Helpful +0 Report xpcman 17120Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date Seagate External Hard Drive Not Working No Light thoughts/suggestions? Cargando... plz help 06/30/2013 by Raj Raj you'll need to help me here a little.

Seagate Hard Drive Light On But Not Detected

Is there any way to retrieve my data? https://community.wd.com/t/wd-elements-2tb-external-hard-drive-blinking-light-problem/19311/58 Since then and after that; nither my laptop nor other PC's recognise or conect the Seagate despite the Light flickering on it !?Anyway; although I am always most grateful and appreciate External Hard Drive Light Blinking But Not Working It is flashing like its in use (again still not showing anywhere). Toshiba External Hard Drive Flashing Blue Light Cola de reproducciónColaCola de reproducciónCola Eliminar todoDesconectar Va a empezar el siguiente vídeoparar Cargando...

Danny 286.191 visualizaciones 11:07 How To Fix Seagate External Hard Disk Not Detected in Windows - Duración: 2:43. http://goinsource.com/hard-drive/issue-with-external-hard-disk-wd-500.html Shy80 2012-02-09 13:22:39 UTC #19 Posted in another thread but this fixed my problem with computer not detecting WD drive: Just bought a new 2 TB WD Element and found it No, I can't use it without lugging that around so it's in no way to be considered portable or a working product in and of it's own right. Abraham Levit 2.065.621 visualizaciones 7:46 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duración: 10:28. Wd My Passport Ultra Blinking Light

and I cant access my hd on windows but it works fine on mac. I will never ever by another Western Digital product again!!!!! Report utaeladil- Feb 11, 2009 at 01:32 PM Hmm Dharan, it sounds like the drive you are having trouble with may actually be experiencing a mechanical failure. Check This Out Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases.

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It is under warranty until January but I dont think I should have to pay to have them recover my files if its a defective product.

I don't know if this is the portable version or the larger version as shown in the link below. But we need your help. Esta función no está disponible en este momento. External Usb Power Supply Reconnect the computer.

Thanks for any help Brian, any other way to open the case without the sledgehammer ? mrsamcooke 2012-11-19 23:18:49 UTC #65 I   I have an WD Elements external drive 2TB and I have the blinking light problem too. Tell them you support a bipartisan bill. this contact form shadowstalker replied Feb 13, 2017 at 1:57 AM Can add files to microSD card... :z: replied Feb 13, 2017 at 1:15 AM News from the web #3 poochee replied Feb 13,

I would use FAT32. If it's still in warranty try calling WD and see if they will send a replacement. guhor 2012-01-23 22:33:01 UTC #16 I've had my 2TB for only a month or so.  Was working fine.  I just plugged it in again after changing locations (upstairs/downstairs) and the light Is there any way to service this drive (service manual?) or do I need a hacksaw to get at it?

It is in device manager and it says it's working normally. On an older Windows 7 system all these work fine. I can't format it because it has everything on it that I need. Power on the computer.

had a wire from the multimeter to short between 2 of pinene on the s-ata plug suddenly woke up hard drive to live everything worked fine! Helpful +0 Report eddtr1 Jun 11, 2009 at 04:13 AM try changing the security permissions - I had this problem and it only occured after I messed with my network - Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases. Anyone have a solution for this sort of problem?

Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: It does not matter which OS you were using the same thing can happen with a Mac system. I'll probably put these 12VDC things on a multimeter to figure out why some of these are so out of spec, but that last comment about it being power supply-related seems I've had this drive for about a year and a half now. different ports didnt work yet flash drives in the same port did.

Can you explain what happened to the drive did you bang or drop it while it was running or when it was off? But its not showing up on my desktop. if you have solved this question could you reply .. Was this answer helpful?

Well tried connecting the WIndow server 2003 No sound that the device is detected, no sound in the hard disk either Cant see in the disk management .the 2TB is just  See more Volume information for this disk cannot be found When i open my removable usb in pc then it disappear and reconnect External drive showing up as local disk not I googled the solution but there is none. sherod2 2012-10-07 03:13:20 UTC #59 Seagate leakinleana2 2012-10-15 12:25:43 UTC #60 i have 2 externel hard drives and both just blink, can get some help with them, i realy need the