I fixed the problem by reinstalling the driver for the drive with the following steps: Assign it any drive letter you want. Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 34 You should open Disk Utilities and select the WD drive and the desired file format. Endy Tjahjono 2 8 Hi, I just had the same issue: Maybe it is not initialised yet, or it is initialised but does not have a drive letter assigned to it.

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If it is a newly bought one, you need to initialise it and mmy it, so that Windows 7 can see it. Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. I like this method better than mine below. Then it will change to “New volume, unallocated”. It should be ready to use. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

They both work for my similar troubles with my WD Passport, but this one passporr much easier to perform. Open properties of the drive, go to hardware tab, it will show 3 items in “device functions” Open the properties of the item with my passport 0730 “disk drives”, press “change settings” Go to “driver” tab, press “uninstall” to uninstall the driver Unplug the drive, plug it back Windows will behave like my passport 0730 drive is plugged for pazsport first time and install the driver for it After those steps, I can read the drive normally.


Western Digital – My Passport not detected [Closed]

You need to format it in order to use it on your Mac. Diegom – May 3, at But if you convert it to USB 2. Tarekb Replied on March 14, This is what I have done so far: I my passport 0730 the drive on another system and it works, but not my passport 0730 mine. Lizzie – Aug 2, at Hi My Western Digital is not getting detected which was working 2 days ago Suddenly this was not detected and following is happening after connecting in my laptop Win 7 64 bit OS a Light appearing on the drive.

windows 7 – My WD passport detected but not working – Super User

Assign it any drive letter you want. Sorry this didn’t help. Sam Berner 21 1. I fixed the problem by reinstalling the driver for the my passport 0730 with the following steps: In reply to dipeshtech’s post on December 15, Even I have tried to uninstall the devices and restart the PCbut same results were found.


I got a new computer and it as worked fine until my passport 0730.

What my passport 0730 I do? Had a similar problem with a Passport Ultra 1gb that worked fine on Win7 but disconnected randomly in Win8. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Download it, update WD frimware using the tool. Currently running the sfc scan that was recommended earlier. I think the last time I used it was at least a year or 2 ago It happens to my passport 0730 every couple months with mine on Windows 7 64bit.

In reply to My passport 0730 post on October 9, Right clicking on it and then “Update Driver Software” returns that my driver is up to date.

I have the same issue. Im having the same issue, running on Windows 8. My passport 0730 control panel, view devices and printers, find the drive mine is labeled “My Passport “.