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yyaat - Feb 23, 2015 at 06:54 AM
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- Feb 25, 2015 at 03:31 AM
Hello,


i have a WD 1TB hard disk
suddenly it stopped showing up in my computer after i rebooted one day

i tried it on many other machines and tried many things but it didnt work

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Feb 23, 2015 at 07:06 AM
Hello,
whether it is showed in device manager & in BIOS?..
Post the result for suitable solution from kioskea...
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yes it does
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Feb 23, 2015 at 07:25 AM
Hello,
You check with this.. and post results...
https://ccm.net/forum/affich-33287-hard-disk-not-detected
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i dont know hot to go to bios setup i just see it in device manager
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Feb 23, 2015 at 11:30 PM
Hello,
Press F12 or Del key continuosly after pressing the power button... it shows like this...

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i dont see it there
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Feb 25, 2015 at 03:31 AM
You didnt see it in BIOS? Try to fix the Hard drive properly with IDE cable and power supply
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Feb 24, 2015 at 02:37 AM
Hi there,

Does it appear in Disk Management? To access it, right click on the Computer icon and then choose Manage. If it does appear, does it have the proper file format? When connected, can you hear some noises, coming from the drive? If you have tested it on many machines and if the drive is not visible in BIOS, unfortunately, it may have failed. If you have warranty left, I recommend you to call the reseller and get a drive replacement.

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my warranty paper is lost sadly

but when i plug in my hard disk i hear a bit of scratching for few seconds then its stops

its like the reading stopped or something

as i mentioned i can see i and device manager and device management
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Feb 25, 2015 at 03:27 AM
Well, you could follow the link below to check your warranty status. Those noises you describe sound a bit disturbing. They can indicate some mechanical issue. I recommend you to use Data Lifeguard Diagnostic, the WD diagnostics tool, to check your drive for errors. I leave you a download link below.

http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=SJy2Fq - WD warranty check
http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=Ilw5xA - Direct link to WD Data Lifeguard Diagnostic
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