WD My Passport 1tb asking for format

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Nikhil Telkar - Updated on Nov 22, 2018 at 03:00 PM
 Anonymous - Jul 6, 2019 at 08:28 PM
Hello,

When I connect hard drive to my PC then it shows just blank (H:) drive and address bar shows content loading. I wait more than 15 to 20 mins but still it display as loading. so When I remove it, then pop-up loads like (you need to format before you use.)

Please help me on this, it will be great help-full...

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Updated on Dec 26, 2018 at 02:02 PM
Hello Nikhil,
  • Start > Run > Type cmd
  • Then, click enter
  • After this, type this command
    chkdsk k: /f
  • Then enter.


It will check your disk file system and will repair it in case of any finding any problem.

In the command parameter "k:" is your drive letter.

Thanks!
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Nikhil Telkar
May 18, 2015 at 06:01 AM
Thanks ...

I will try and let you know....
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May 18, 2015 at 06:03 AM
Most welcome..
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Nikhil Telkar
May 18, 2015 at 08:17 AM
I have one query...

as you mentioned earlier to do cmd.. but this will not lose any data right ? and when I connect it shows in H: so I use H: or K: in command ?

Thanks,
Niikhil
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Ami > Nikhil Telkar
Oct 18, 2016 at 08:59 PM
It helped me a lot . I just can't sleep peacefully due to this..... Thanks a lot. Nikhil
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May 18, 2015 at 08:19 AM
yes no data will be loss..
it correct the bad sectors thats it.
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May 19, 2015 at 10:11 AM
Hi Nikhil Telkar,

Could you tell what do you see in Disk Management? Is the drive shown as initialized, with drive letter and a file format? I strongly recommend you to try the device with another USB cable and on another PC. You could also try to uninstall your My Passport from Device Manager. Restart the PC and plug the device back in.

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Hello,

I see in disk management a blank drive like (drive Icon and - local disk (H:)
File format is asking when I removed USB cable. can u tell me how to unistall my passport from device manager.

Please help me
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May 20, 2015 at 03:13 AM
Enter Device Manager and search for USB Serial Bus Controller. Click the (+) symbol and you should see your device. With right click you should get the option to uninstall. Do not wary, the device should be reinstalled automatically the next time you restart the PC and connect the drive. You really need to check the device with another cable and on another PC.
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Sorry for late reply...

I will try as u said, Will let you know once done...

Thanks,
Nikhil
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Can I call you or from ur end can anyone call me on 09769425566 ?

That will be great help.

Thanks,
Nikhil
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Thank you :)
It worked for me
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