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Windows 7: WD Passport external hard drive not being detected

03 Jan 2015   #11

windows 7 home edition 64 bit
windows 7 home premium recognizing my passport ultra 2G problem

well , had the same problem.
i solve the problem as follows :
1. go to disk management , you can do it from MyComputer->DiskManagment (right click on MyComputer/Computer).
2.see if windows recognize my passport drive.
3. press on drive , right click and choose activate partition.
4. give the drive a new letter.

That was my problem.
Hope it helped.

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21 Jan 2015   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Do as tamawood advises above, change the cable on the external drive, restart and plug it in. That worked for me :)))
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