WD My passport installing properly but not showing anywhere.

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Lucilio Posts 2 Registration date Sunday August 11, 2013 Status Member Last seen August 12, 2013 - Aug 11, 2013 at 02:59 PM
Lucilio Posts 2 Registration date Sunday August 11, 2013 Status Member Last seen August 12, 2013 - Aug 12, 2013 at 09:17 AM
My ''WD my passport'' was installed properly to my pc but the second time i plugged it in it reinstalled (also properly) but this time it didn't show anywhere neither when i manage my drives.
BTW, is it normal that the light flickers on and off and it makes beeping sounds?
Thanks in advance.

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,834
Aug 11, 2013 at 03:18 PM
This sounds like the the drive has failed. Can you try it on another PC to test it?

Does it continue to make clicking sounds when the USB cable is detached and the power cable is still attached? This would indicate that the drive has failed with the "click of death".

If it's out of warranty you might be able to remove the existing drive and substitute another compatible WD drive.

Good Luck
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Lucilio Posts 2 Registration date Sunday August 11, 2013 Status Member Last seen August 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013 at 09:17 AM
i tried it on another pc and it didn't workand i have only one cable does both the actions.
thanks i will try anyways.
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