Open properties of the drive, go to hardware tab, it will show 3 items in “device functions” Open the properties of the item with type “disk drives”, press “change settings” Go to “driver” tab, press “uninstall” to uninstall the driver Unplug the drive, plug it back Windows will behave like the drive is plugged for the first time and install the driver for it After those steps, I can read the drive normally. I leave you some links with some detailed instructions: This site in other languages x. I have the same question You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Endy Tjahjono 2 8 But if you convert it to USB 2.
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In reply to OzanOzkan’s post on November 18, Disconnect any other usb storage devices before you plug it in. I computer completed some updates tonight, I wonder if that’s what has now caused the problem.
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Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the pasdport. Moreover, the system is making a sound that it has found a new hardware but no results are being displayed. Sam Berner 21 1. Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. Fix has extremely simple, go and assign the mg a drive letter under disk management found instructions from for Vista Home but worked fine http: In reply to dipeshtech’s post on December 15, I had the simillar issue.
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This seems to be an odd issue with WD My Passport drives. I have the same issue. That is why I wanted to write my solution.
Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 37 Hey, I had the simillar issue. In reply to JingdongGe’s post on October 9, Did you install the WD software? I fixed the problem by reinstalling the driver passlort the drive with the following steps:. Because the database is already quite large, the main page only lists the USB speed tests submitted in the last 60 days.
Even I have tried to uninstall the devices and restart the PCbut same results were found. Right click, allocate it a name and a drive letter, then format. They both work for my similar troubles with my WD Passport, but this one is much easier to perform. In order to keed this speed tests table reliable, I reserve the right to remove speed test entries that looks extremely unreliable.
Tell us about your experience with our site. Be aware that for most vendors, the actual size of files that you can store inside the drive is less pssport the offical drive size. Ask a question Report. Now to update, you have to connect your hard drive to a Windows 7 PC, download the new firmware from WD website and run it. 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.