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Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By CKWD
You're welcome! :) I'm sorry there isn't...

You're welcome! :)

I'm sorry there isn't anything more we could do at this points. :/

Still, the WD data recovery partners have all the firmware and technology info on WD drives, so I hope they...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By CKWD
I see the model now. :) The doctor's...

I see the model now. :)

The doctor's diagnosis unfortunately is that the drive has developed too many bad sectors, as seen on the second screenshot, showing the Quick test error, and additionally,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By CKWD
Hello again! :) It is not clear which model...

Hello again! :)

It is not clear which model of the My Passport you have, is it perhaps a My Passport Essential model? The model's name would give me much more information. :)

About the sounds...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By CKWD
Hello MiyaBell! I'm sorry you're having such...

Hello MiyaBell!

I'm sorry you're having such an issue with a WD My Passport external drive! :/

What is the exact model of the external? How old is it?

From what you are describing it sounds...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By CKWD
Hello niraaz! This could mean that your...

Hello niraaz!

This could mean that your drive has been damaged, starting from its file system, which the system cannot make sense of anymore so it marks it as RAW. Do you need to only recover the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By CKWD
Hello! I'm sorry you're having an issue with...

Hello!

I'm sorry you're having an issue with a WD drive! :/

I would guess this is an external one? What is its make and model? How old is it?

It sounds like the drive has been damaged. It's...
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By CKWD
How To Create A RC Car With Raspberry Pi and WD PiDrive

Hello ladies and gents! :party:

With the blessing given from @Brink, I would like to share with you this very cool short video that my colleagues from WD Labs have made! It shows the RPi and the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By CKWD
Hello paragbhandari! This is unpleasant, I...

Hello paragbhandari!

This is unpleasant, I understand! :/

from what is shown in Disk Management I can see theree drives, the third (DiSk 2) which is 1TB and suppose that is the external? It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By CKWD
Hello monskaye! So this drive is completely...

Hello monskaye!

So this drive is completely empty, there is no data you may need from it?

You say you've bought a new HDD as the old laptop HDD can't be formatted any more, you have used a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By CKWD
Your external drive has been damaged too severely...

Your external drive has been damaged too severely and trying data recovery software on it on your own could potentially make it completely unresponsive, due to the degree of damage it has endured. :(...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By CKWD
Hello sgn15! I'm sorry to hear you're having...

Hello sgn15!

I'm sorry to hear you're having this issue! :/

If you've tried your WD My Passport with another cables, on another PC, on all ports, including while booted to a Live Linux CD, and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By CKWD
Hello! Unfortunately, it does look like your...

Hello!

Unfortunately, it does look like your drive has suffered damage and the system cannot recognize it correctly, and give access to it. :/

Did you try connecting the drive in another USB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Feb 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By CKWD
Hello Bongolia! I'm sorry you're having this...

Hello Bongolia!

I'm sorry you're having this issue! :/

The “Disk # is Unknown not initialized” could very often happen with a damaged external drive, so this could be the case.

Did you try...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Feb 2016
Replies: 74
Views: 3,860
Posted By CKWD
For me. :) Hello! Thank you Jumanji for...

For me. :)

Hello!

Thank you Jumanji for the PM. :)

I know I'm a bit late here on the thread, but I haven't been here that much lately. That will be changed. :)

I see this is an unpleasant...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 9,585
Posted By CKWD
Hello Amaterasu! This is not pleasant, I...

Hello Amaterasu!

This is not pleasant, I agree. :/

What is the make and model of the drive? You say you've tried chkdsk, what exactly did you try with it and what were the results?

I would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By CKWD
Hello PRAJESH! I see you have one internal...

Hello PRAJESH!

I see you have one internal hard drive – a WD Blue 2.5'' 1TB. It has four partitions, including the OS and three data partitions. In the screenshot of the Disk Management beneath...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By CKWD
Hello jonwil! I'm sorry for your issue! :/ ...

Hello jonwil!

I'm sorry for your issue! :/

The drive has encountered errors in its file system and it could be due to bad sectors or corrupted files. Still, it will be hard if even possible to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By CKWD
Have you tried the other options, changing the...

Have you tried the other options, changing the cable, trying on another system? Do those, as well, and if again nothing works, you could try a data recovery software on your own, or best – use...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By CKWD
Unfortunately, no, you cannot connect the drive...

Unfortunately, no, you cannot connect the drive directly via SATA as it has a more different design internally with the aim to keep the form factor of the HDD small and it helps prevent issues that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By CKWD
Hello amolmangrulkar! This is frustrating! ...

Hello amolmangrulkar!

This is frustrating!

The RAW format of the drive means there's been an error with its file system, hence the system can't correctly read or give access to the drive. :/
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By CKWD
Hello b89! Your SMART data of the WD drive...

Hello b89!

Your SMART data of the WD drive does look perfectly fine. If there is any problem you will see warning signs or the SMART test will show up as “Fail”. Sometimes PC lags are caused by an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By CKWD
Hello Yogesh12! This is a frustrating...

Hello Yogesh12!

This is a frustrating problem with the external! :/

It's too bad your drive is not in warranty any more, have you checked it through the WD Warranty check...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By CKWD
Hello Yigas! I'm sorry for the issue, but it...

Hello Yigas!

I'm sorry for the issue, but it sounds like the drive has endured external damage and it is technology that could break. Moreover, it was suddenly disconnected and unsafely. :/

If...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By CKWD
This is a second known-working HDD in that...

This is a second known-working HDD in that enclosure? It looks like the enclosure itself isn't working.

I would suggest you trying to use a USB to SATA adapter to connect the drives externally....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jan 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,205
Posted By CKWD
Hello TheLoneWolf527! You have most of the...

Hello TheLoneWolf527!

You have most of the information now. :)

Usually, when one bad sector occurs, more start to develop. In such cases running the tool suggested by Jumanji and checking out...
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