My WD HDD lights up, fans spin

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Hello,


My WD HDD lights up, fans spin, but doesnt show up in device manager. I have some important work stuff in it. So would be nice if I got it to run. I was wondering I lost the bill to it but if i took it back to my retailer would the try and get it fixed?

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Hi,

I suggest you try connecting it to another USB port or to another computer. I can't tell you for sure if your retailer will try to fix it as you lost the proof of purchase, but you can try to ask them anyway.

Good luck
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Hi,

As it is not showing in the device manager, I would like to suggest you to check it in disk management also. It might be possible that the device has no assigned letter or turned into RAW format. Check it in disk management, hope then you will be able to fix it.