Western Digital 1TB external hard drive problem Mar 21, I found it worked very well with my laptop when I’ve needed to transfer a lot of video files, However, the drive does not appear in My Computer. I will update you on my progress I am going to check the device on my desktop PC right now. Just tell me if this file exists on your computer.

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Download it and install. It is rather compact so you don’t have to worry about it taking up too much space on your desk. I attached my device report.

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Try the test with different cable when you have a chance. When you start it, it offers an option to create 5000av rescue CD.

Ask a question and give support. Can you tell me the exact model number? Driver Matic allows 5000aaav installation of a driver with the 5000aaf of a button. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. I am attaching the report from regedit you requested. Western Digital MyBook Hard drive. All devices were reported to be working correctly. Your opinion is valuable. Be back in a few minutes.


Western Digital external hard drive problem May 3, Never mind my question but i see you did reboot above. 5000sav website is not allowing me to upload a file with the. These are devices not currently connected. Use pull down menu to display Device Instance Id. Here are two of the things you requested, I will get to the others in a little while.

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I will update you on my progress I am going to check the device on my desktop PC right now. This drive works well and flawlessly, with that one exception, so if you have a connection for firewire, get the drive that supports that faster speed.

Scroll to Storage Volumes and expand. Really this has been a dependable drive and I would suggest it to anyone who needs extra storage space to backup their computer, store extra photos, or music. I found it worked very well with my laptop wx I’ve needed to transfer a lot of video files, WD website has Version 2.


Do you already have 500aav account? This drive boasts GB of storage and was very inexpensive and still is today, Western Digital offers many models including this model the WDAAV, but I would recommend another model that they offer agree? 5000aaav will try plugging the device into all USB ports, but I am not too confident in that.

In old report see below am confused as it reports the physical drive but you say it’s not appearing in Disk Management.

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Okay I attached the report to this post. It is very strange that Everest report the physical drive yet it not appear in Disk Management. The SD card was drive E: Western Digital 5000axv External Hard Drive When it comes to computer hardware or software, I am very picky about what I use because I have a history of too many pieces of computer equipment lasting only a few weeks or lasting a day before something happens.

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