Tarekb Replied on March 14, Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 37 My WD passport detected but not working Ask Question. Gene Collins Replied on July 2, Search other USB flash drives: I checked the drive on another system and it works, but not on mine.

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WD External Passport not detected here.

Hey, I had the simillar issue. Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 37 For example, if you want to easily find out the drives with largest write speed, simply click the ‘Write Speed’ link in the column header. They both work for my similar troubles with my WD Passport, but this one is much easier to perform. Report Respond to Ambucias.

What should I do? Does it show in device manager?

In reply to OzanOzkan’s post on November 18, To more easily compare the speed of USB flash drives, you can filter the list according to drive size group: In reply to dipeshtech’s post on December 15, Be aware that for most vendors, the actual size of files that you can store inside the drive is less than the offical drive size. I made lots of research but no one has the exact solution. JingdongGe Replied on October 9, I have had the since my last Dell which wasn’t on Windows 8.


You need to format it in order to use it on your Mac. If it is a newly bought one, you need to initialise it and format it, so that Windows 7 can see it.

Western Digital – My Passport not detected

I fixed the problem by reinstalling the driver for the drive with the following steps: I have the option to eject the drive and can open from the task but doesn’t show from MY Ppassport. Moreover, the system is making a sound that it has passoprt a new hardware but no results are being displayed.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. In reply to JingdongGe’s post on October 9, Assign it any drive letter you want. It seems like a common problem with Windows 8. Did this solve your problem? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.


Can NOT SEE WD My Passport 0730 External HDD in Win 8

It should be ready to use. I am having same problem here with two 2TB WD passport drives.

Then it will change to “New paesport, unallocated”. It happens to me every couple months with passporr on Windows 7 64bit. How satisfied are you with this response? Additional to that when choosing Show hidden Icons on my Taskbar on the bottom of the screen, all icons are moving as if there is a new item is coming and keeps flashing until I unplug the HDD.

Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. Diegom – May 3, at Could not do anything further. I like this method better than mine below.