Locate your WD drive and right click again. Which do you have? Compaq Presario M Notebook. The other solution is purchasing windows 7 upgrade and going at it from there. Or you could try unplugging the WD, turn off your notebook, unplug it from the ac outlet, remove the battery.

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I got it working and everything before, and put files onto it. Once on Computer Management, select Disk Management.

It will normally come on solid and then start flashing as Windows 7 loads it into the system and then goes solid. Ok this allmost reminds me of the raid tech savy system, Ok i want to say yes but i cant back it cause you made me all fuzzy dude lol Hote sync type wd1600keb you might want to convert to 64bit OS it’ll work faster and recovery will be easier may stress your processor Answer yes but i would hunt down a jump drive type program so they can link instantly and save you the hastle of constant prompts and search’s.

There are two flavors of external hard drive: One thing you can try but may not make any difference.

My new external hard disc wd p/n :WDMEB A IS NOT – Fixya

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Login to post Please use English characters only. Still if the computer is not booting than there might be an issue with the Hard drive. What’s the exact model of your hard drive? Feb 06, Acer Aspire Notebook.

The only fix would be a external powered hub that would supply enough power to the drive. You can also try a different USB cable if you have one.

Cannot get Windows 7 to recognize my WD passport driver

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Some time it is does not recognise by many computers,when USB power surge voltage is low.

WD External Hard Drive not working. Is there anything I can do to get it working on mine?

WD My Passport Western Digital Portable External Hard Drive 150gb

Qd1600meb Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Yesterday I have saved 50 GB files from my computer. Reinstalling the drivers and the computer would detect the card. The extra length is causing a power drop and my drive will just sit there and slowly blink.

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Please assign your manual to a product: OS Windows 7 Home Premium bit. All times are GMT Also, if it came with some sort of driver CD, try installing the drivers using the CD. Or it could be a bad cable. The max point reward for answering a question is Posted on May 07, Here’s a link to this great service Good luck!

The issue here to be quite frank is the hard drive needs the compaq image before the recovery disk can be loaded. Desktop models that have their own power adapter, and Portable models that rely entirely on the PC for all power to operate. Wesc Windows 7 Home Premium bit 3 posts. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Ask Talk to Expert. Whenever I try to write files to it it will stop working, and show we1600meb as empty, after 16GB have been written.