I originally created this Web site for flash drives, but because some people already submitted the speed test results of external USB disks, I added a group for them too. Had a similar problem with a Passport Ultra 1gb that worked fine on Win7 but disconnected randomly in Win8. Hi My Western Digital is not getting detected which was working 2 days ago Suddenly this was not detected and following is happening after connecting in my laptop Win 7 64 bit OS a Light appearing on the drive. They both work for my similar troubles with my WD Passport, but this one is much easier to perform. I fixed the problem by reinstalling the driver for the drive with the following steps:. Maybe it is not initialised yet, or it is initialised but does not have a drive letter assigned to it. Run a test using DLG and see if it passes the test.
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But if you convert it to USB 2. Apparently this fix was only temporary, or the drive worked well by happenstance.
Can NOT SEE WD My Passport 0730 External HDD in Win 8
In reply to dipeshtech’s post on December 15, I got a new computer and it as worked fine until tonight. For example, if you want to easily find out the drives with largest write speed, simply click the ‘Write Speed’ link in the column header.
Shouldn’t need software to see a usb device. Does it show in device manager? Hi Everyone, I was able to figure out the problem on Windows 8 and how to solve it. Hi Passport Western Digital is not getting detected m was working 2 days ago Suddenly this was not detected pazsport following is happening after connecting in my laptop Win 7 64 bit OS a Light appearing on the drive. There is also a summary pagewhich contains a summary of speed tests for USB drives that accumulated 5 speed tests or more.
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OzanOzkan Replied on November 18, How satisfied are you apssport this response? In reply to JingdongGe’s post on October 9, Sorry this didn’t help. I made lots of research but no one has the exact solution. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
JingdongGe Replied on October 9, What should I do? HarithAl-Hinai Created on May 27, My WD passport detected but not working Ask Question. Did this solve your problem?
Open properties of the drive, go to hardware tab, it will show 3 items in “device functions” Open the properties of the item with type “disk drives”, press “change settings” Go to “driver” tab, press “uninstall” to uninstall the driver Unplug the drive, plug it back Windows will behave like the drive is plugged for the first time and install the driver for it After those steps, I can read the drive normally.
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Im having padsport same issue, running on Windows 8.
I computer completed some updates tonight, I wonder if that’s what has now caused the problem. Don’t know if it needs to be reformatted for my updated OS or what, but if so, how do I even find it?
Do you have important data on the drive? In reply to OzanOzkan’s post on November 18, Disconnect any other usb storage devices before you plug it in.
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Has anyone tried to do the free 8. Apparently, the problem is with the firmware of WD which needs an update, Now to update, you 7030 to connect your hard drive to a Windows 7 PC, download the new firmware from WD website and run it. Now to update, you have to connect your hard drive to a Windows 7 PC, download the new firmware from WD website and run it.
You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Hi, I just had the same issue: It should be ready to use.
I like this method better than mine below.