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Windows 7: my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer

23 Jun 2012   #21
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by uttam View Post
i tried to create a partition,and put it in offline,but i didn't its giving the error "the media is write protected"
You've got to place it online before creating the partition. Did you try that?


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24 Jun 2012   #22
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Won't work in his situation. The drive has been password protected and not by him. People password protect external drives for a good reason.
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24 Jun 2012   #23
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Won't work in his situation. The drive has been password protected and not by him. People password protect external drives for a good reason.
Gotcha. Never messed with many password protected drives. Maybe none as a matter of fact, don't recall, so definitely don't remember how they appear in DM. Thanks for that...
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24 Jun 2012   #24
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer-pics.jpg

i have tried all possible ways but no use check this commands i have used...


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24 Jun 2012   #25
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer-pics.jpg

i have tried all possible ways but no use check this commands i have used...


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24 Jun 2012   #26
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Won't work in his situation. The drive has been password protected and not by him. People password protect external drives for a good reason.
Op says he is the original buyer and that the warranty expired so he wants to fix it himself.
SoundS like either the drive or the enclose failed and is giving that write protect error, not due to someone password protecting the drive.
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24 Jun 2012   #27
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

I'll be a little gentler.

Someone has password protected the external drive.

He does not have that password.
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