Cannot WD External Hard Drive

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NeedCompuHelp Posts 1 Registration date Thursday August 20, 2009 Status Member Last seen August 20, 2009 - Aug 20, 2009 at 10:14 PM
 Blocked Profile - Aug 21, 2009 at 09:17 AM
Hello,

I have a WD external hard drive that is full of important information and was working perfectly until yesterday.

Now, when I connect it to my USB port, it lights up, but I cannot find it in My Computer. I know the computer has recognized that something is attached, because when I go to the disconnect icon in the bottom right, it says "disconnect USB mass storage device", but I cannot find it anywhere else.

Any help would be really appreciated, as I'm traveling and the info is vital.

Thank you very much!
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Aug 21, 2009 at 09:17 AM
Dear Sir,

Right Click on My Computer,

Select Manage then click on Disk Management

Try to locate the External Hard drive,

Just change the path letter example, from F: to G:

Then it will appear in My Computer