If it is a newly bought one, you need to initialise it and format it, so that Windows 7 can see it. Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. Do you have important data on the drive? Apparently this fix was only temporary, or the drive worked well by happenstance. Did not work for me. In reply to OzanOzkan’s post on November 18, Test and publish the speed of your USB flash drive.

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Western Digital – My Passport not detected [Closed]

Thank you for your interest mu this question. JingdongGe Replied on October 9, To more easily compare the speed of USB flash drives, you can filter the list according to drive size group: I have the same question The Windows 8 system only can identify the first one. I think the last time I used it was at least a year or 2 ago Be aware that all these tests are made by making a sequential read and write operations of a single file.

Hi Lizzie, Is your hard drive a brand new one? Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.


Lizzie – Aug passpor, at Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Right clicking on it and then “Update Driver Software” returns that my passport is up to date. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. In reply to Tarekb’s post on March 14, Thanks for marking this as the answer. Has anyone tried to do the free 8.

Can NOT SEE WD My Passport 0730 External HDD in Win 8

Gene Collins Replied on July 2, Be aware that for most vendors, the actual size of files that you can store inside the drive is less than the offical drive size. Disconnect any other usb storage devices before you plug it in.

Right click, allocate it a name and a drive letter, then format. WD External Passport not detected here 4. Endy Tjahjono 2 8 After that, go to WD website and get the universal frimware updater. Hey, I had the simillar issue.


Tarekb Replied on March 14, Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 37 It should be ready to use. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the passpor is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

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Sam Berner 21 1. In order to keed mh speed tests table reliable, I reserve the right to remove speed test entries that looks extremely unreliable.

I got a new computer and it as worked fine until tonight. Even I have tried to uninstall the devices and restart the PC07730 same results were found.