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Windows 7: WD Elements 2TB external hard drive does not work through USB 3.0

08 May 2015   #11
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

You mentioned that Windows can't find any more than what you already have. May be the case is that what you have as drivers is all there is and is enough, just incorrectly or incompletely installed. When you reinstalled Windows, these drivers were also installed, separately or not, so by removing them, you should be able to install them again, the same ones and see if that boosts the system and fixes the issue. :)

Good luck with Microsoft and post back with results! :)

CK_WD


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10 May 2015   #12
radostin04

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1
 
 

I Found an old ASRock DVD, It Was Extemly Scratched, but it still worked in my DVD drive! I intalled all of the drivers from there, one of them fixed the problem(Which one, no idea!)
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12 May 2015   #13
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

So it was in fact a driver issue, as suspected. :) I'm glad you got it fixed, good luck!

CK_WD
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