Yes, all devices are working properly on my laptop, and I do get a detection sound. Find More Posts by tamawood. I have tried the drive in several PCs so WD Passport external hard drive not being detected. F5ing Windows 7 Ultimate x64 2, posts. Sorry this didn’t help. I tried to initialize in disk management.

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This conversation is wd1200u017 001 closed to new comments. I’ve found one called unknown device or anything else. Hopefully you’ll see wd1200u017 001 there for the drive. If you use Gillware, on the other hand, then probably the warranty will stay, I believe such companies usually have an agreement with the manufacturer’s about this, but you should still ask first.

I have seen several questions regarding the Passport wd1200u017 001 this website, however none dealing with a drive that no longer seems to run. Right now I’m prepared wd1200u017 001 try anything-but is this a way to solve a mechanical error or a data error? Meet the top members of our Expert Awards. Besides wd1200u107 the lit LED, can you feel the drive motor start up? I had this problem as well and the only wd1200u017 001 that worked was the following: I fear you’re right I think it’s a problem with a registry change.

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XP recognized the external drive wd1200u017 001, but keeps asking for drivers. The disk is not running, and I believe this is the biggest hurdle. Are you are experiencing wd1200u017 001 similar issue? Sign up with LinkedIn. Good sign; it’s not a problem with your PC.


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Wd1200017 someone please assist me in solving this problem? By clicking you are agreeing to Experts Exchange’s Wd1200u017 001 of Use. Get a personalized answer when you ask a wd1200u017 001 question. I know that the device itself is functional because it is working on other machines running windows XP.