WD 3TB EXT HDD won't show up on "My Computer" but is in the device manager | Tom's Hardware ForumMy Book is a series of external hard drives produced by Western Digital. Other than the book-like appearance of the drive's case, My Book drives originally featured vent holes on the top of the drives which spelled out a message in Morse code. In addition to the book-like design, the My Book Essential Edition drives have an Intelligent Power Management feature that stops the drive platters after ten minutes of inactivity, rather than the usual expedient of slowing them down. The unit also turns on and off with the computer it is attached to. Essential Edition My Book drives are almost entirely black, with the exception of a single blue light, used to indicate power and activity, or a circular green light that is located on the front of the drive. The older [ clarification needed ] model has a white light. Premium Edition drives are similar to the Essential Edition model but also include Firewire ports, an integrated visual capacity gauge and Western Digital backup software.
WD 1140 My Book USB Device will only show up as Local Disk.
However it doesn't backup your whole computer. Yes No I don't know. What it does is automatically unlock your password protected drive any time you connected it to your computer. What makes you suspect it is not working.
Alternatively, there might be something wrong with your MyBook drive. If this is the case, your drives and drive mappings are working properly so the problem is very likely with the backup software! How long does it take for the Acronis to make a full image of the computer. Thank you again ReRyRo for taking the time to share your mj with me and raising my awareness.
Drivers Installer for WD My Book 1140 USB Device
Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. As per the issue description your Western Digital external drive is not getting detected after upgrading to Windows I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better. Are other USB devices working and get detected? Have you tried to connect your WD external drive to any other computer?
In addition to the book-like desi. Physically clean the interior. My Book is a series of external hard drives produced by Western Digital. Degice Christmas to all. What do you mean by TB.
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This edition was available with storage capacities of 1TB and 2 TB. Dec 24. Not sure why it stopped working but it was fixed. Check the manual or contact the manufacturer for more information on this.
Scarlet I suggest you look for the external in Windows Disk Management to see how it shows up there. You can help by us to it! Even after a full format and reinstalled drivers it stopped working.