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This external hard drive is compact and sits behind my laptop, out of the way.

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I have however downgraded my review from 5 stars 4 to as the USB cable on the first drive is only intermittent in it’s acceptance by my computer. Thank you so much for responding. No product is faultless. Anyway, I was able to backup and re-format my external HDD.

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And whenever I try plugging it in, the scan and fix option pops up, after googling a bit, people recommended to use chkdsk instead of running the scan and fix option. Thanks, wintaer Attached Thumbnails. Can you give me any suggestions what options do I have to save this drive? The LED light on the back can be bright so just be sure you turn it away from your bed if elsment plugged in and you want to sleep.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Page 1 of 5. Epement bought this drive in the hope that this would be an unfettered portable hard drive, and I was correct. This will of course include everything whether it is deleted or not. Would you like some help performing some file elemnet of your own? Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

It’s fine for continuous back up of my g macbook.

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More to consider from Our Brands. Be posting the results soon. Windows 7 Ultimate x Optical Drive continues to show CD Depending on the extend of the fault, I believe it is possible to recover the data.

As such, you should see the drive listed right on the desktop, wherein you double-click the icon to view its contents. This is simply a matter of how important the data really is to you. See questions and answers.

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My Passport Essential SE. Where do I find Disk Management? I plan to add my thoughts on the warranty and customer service of WD after I go through the process. For now, i would rather have another brand.

Should this not help in detecting and subsequently accessing your hard drive’s content, you will need to opt for hardware level servicing where the technician will attempt to replace various key components to get the drive functioning again. I’ve tried plugging it into all three different USB ports on my Windows 7 HP Pavilion laptop and on my Windows 7 Toshiba netbook, but it didn’t register on any of them. There is 1 more good tool that show the harddrive physics.