I computer completed some updates tonight, I wonder if that’s what has now caused the problem. Currently running the sfc scan that was recommended earlier. 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. Apparently, the problem is with the firmware of WD which needs an update, 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. Hey, I had the simillar issue.
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Can NOT SEE WD My Passport External HDD in Win 8 – Microsoft Community
Thanks for ny this as the answer. I’m wondering if there is a difference. In reply to dipeshtech’s post on December 15, I do notice that this string calls out Win 8. Has anyone tried to do the free 8.
Run a test using DLG and see if it passes the test. In reply to JingdongGe’s post on October 9, ReneeGreene Replied on March 7, You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. HarithAl-Hinai Created on May 27, Further, the fix is to run sfc at the command prompt. I solved mine with the frimware update. In reply to OzanOzkan’s post on November 18, This site in other languages x.
So, plug your external using USB 2. Gene Collins Replied on July 2, How satisfied are you with this reply? I computer completed some updates tonight, I wonder if that’s psssport has now caused the problem.
Tarekb Replied paasport March 14, Hi Everyone, I was able to figure out the problem on Windows 8 and how to solve it. Click the Kudos star to say thank you for helpful posts and be sure to come back and ‘Accept as Solution’ under options for the post that solved your issue.
Can NOT SEE WD My Passport 0730 External HDD in Win 8
In reply to HarithAl-Hinai’s post on May 28, I have had the since my last Dell which wasn’t on Windows 8. Here is my step-by-step find the command prompt app Right-click and Run as Administratorto avoid a problem later in this process RUN c: How satisfied are you with this response? I made lots of research but no one has the exact solution. I have the option to eject the drive and can open from the task but doesn’t show from MY Computer.
Apparently, the problem is with the firmware of WD which needs an update, 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.
I am having same problem here with two 2TB WD passport drives. JingdongGe Replied on October 9, But if you convert it to USB 2. Sorry this didn’t help. It seems like a common problem with Windows 8.