How can you access files from the hard drive out of a WD My Book

JohnHirst 2 Posts Monday September 4, 2017Registration date September 11, 2017 Last seen - Sep 4, 2017 at 06:23 AM - Latest reply: RolandJS 21 Posts Saturday August 26, 2017Registration date October 19, 2017 Last seen
- Sep 15, 2017 at 09:48 PM
USB conector has come off circuit board, Removed hard drive and connected directly to PC but can't access any files.
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xpcman 18959 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus May 25, 2018 Last seen - Sep 4, 2017 at 04:12 PM
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did you connect both the data cable and the power cable?
JohnHirst 2 Posts Monday September 4, 2017Registration date September 11, 2017 Last seen - Sep 11, 2017 at 09:08 AM
Yes both cables hooked up
you can see it in the directories but can't access it.
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RolandJS 21 Posts Saturday August 26, 2017Registration date October 19, 2017 Last seen - Sep 15, 2017 at 09:48 PM
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Thank you
Check with other sources, however, I thought those HDs' USB connector is a special USB connector for that manufacturer and model; if that's true, bypassing that connection with another assembly won't work.
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