This is a clear case where you need to update the drivers for your Western Digital Hard Drive. I’m using Win 7 and definitely cannot find this option in my control panel – does it have another name? Report Respond to Micky. When I do that it does not give me the option to open the drive, just look at the properties which say the it does not have any drivers for the Passport. View all 7 comments. Fixed my problem exactly!
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Micky Jan 18, at wd25000xms I have a vantec external hard drive, and that one is working fine, however, when I turn that off and turn on my WD 1TB external HD, there is nothing showing even in the Disk Management?
Report Respond to BMZ. I had same issue. View all 7 comments.
Cannot get Windows 7 to recognize my WD passport driver – Microsoft Community
This worked for me. I plug WD passport into my computer and the file window does digiatl load. BMZ Feb 2, at Only one of the values was there, I deleted this one the upperfilters and it works fine now.
You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. At first, no drive letter was assigned, but all you have to do is right click the drive and assign a letter, works great!!! Report Respond to Allen.
Sorry this didn’t help. Sweet diva in the middle bottom pane right click on drive description where it gives you the size and select simple volume and follow the format instruction. Report Respond to Michael.
Cannot get Windows 7 to recognize my WD passport driver
Thanks for marking this as the answer. A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated. Learn what is Y cable here http: Alzaman Jan 1, at Report Respond to TNC7.
Say “Thank you” Diigital few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated. My western digital exteral hard disc is not recognised and my system is hanging.
Sreek Jan 18, at LaF Dec 30, at That worked like a medicine. What burns me is that the money I spent on the my book I could of made a payment on a bill I have and to have this not work I’d like to know that too Cemma for that is now my problem, not just for the my book I bought yesterday but also for the GB passport I have. How satisfied are you with this response? The same thing happened to me I guess that’s how I ended up on this forum and later I just unplugged the WD EHD for five minutes then plugged it back in and it worked When I do that it does not give me the option to open the drive, just look at the properties which say the it does not have any drivers for the Passport.
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The Microsoft fix you pointed worked like a charm, thank you thank you!