WD 500GB detected under device manager but drive not showing up

Mutha - Aug 3, 2017 at 02:41 PM - Latest reply: Ambucias 53342 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 23, 2018 Last seen
- Aug 3, 2017 at 04:26 PM
Hello,
I have WD500Gb HDD, recently it stopped showing up in my drives where as it lists under device mangaer.

i ran the disk management and it shows as Disk 1 Unknown uninitialized.
when i try to initialize it is throwing unable to initialize Fatal hardware error.

i understodd that the hardware has gone faulty.
how can i figure out which part of the hardware is fault .BIOS or Memory or Processor.
how to retreive the data
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Ambucias 53342 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 23, 2018 Last seen - Aug 3, 2017 at 04:26 PM
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Thank you
Hi

My educated guess is that your WD drive is faulty. See if is working on another computer. If it's not, I suggest you contact Western Digital for support.
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