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External Hard Drive WD 'Passport' not recognizing.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bobcats12, Mar 7, 2013.

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  1. choyt2010

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    Could be the interface card in the external hard drive enclosure. Try opening the external hard drive enclosure and installing the hard drive by itself into the computer...hopefully a desktop. Make sure you power the system off before you do this and see if the hard drive shows up. Sometimes the boards that connect to the hard drive inside the external enclosures go bad...rendering the HD useless....but if you have the patience and knowhow of taking the hard drive out...and installing it into a computer that will most likly work....
     
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    Indeed, as I said on previous posts

    and mentioned before on post 4.
     
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    Bobcats12

    How did you go on with this problem please
     
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