You can even backup your drivers before making any changes, and revert back in case there were any problems. Today I have bought a new PC with windows 7 installed on it. I don’t go onto these too much but whenever I have a problem with my computer, I logon, and here the answer was. Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. This is the problem.

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Which other threads are you referring to? I have new business laptop that I use, so I assume that it is powerful enough to run the drive without external power. At least, until the next time it craps out, which can be weeks later.

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Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Jan 2, Messages: It’s a little more expensive to get this kind of cable but it may also be the problem you are having.

Western Digital driver wdxms 00 Questions & Answers (with Pictures) – Fixya

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Do you think its w1200xms-00 good idea for Amazon to divide its new second headquarters between two locations? I agree though, it is a good idea though to have things like pics, music, documents and such backed up on a DVD or CD rather than a hard drive because they eventually fail mechanically.


Every few weeks or longer, the drive simply disappears and cannot be accessed, even after unplugging and replugging it in. Today I have bought a new PC with windows 7 installed on it.

I believe that if you have a flimsy cable with no gold plating on the tips wd1200xm-00 just may not be supplying enough power or also having trouble sending the information to your computer. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Recently I acquired a Dell laptop and thought whoopee doo! Also an update – when i plug the drive in it lights up but it doesn’t appear as a separate drive on windows at all, like it doesn’t exist.

I was pounding my head against the wall over this one. Now for the one I thought I lost, I went to best buy and bought another cable to replace it. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility for Western Digital to scan your system for free. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

It is possible the drive and or enclosure has just failed. Headon goes directly to the forehead? I don’t know what type of connection the hard drive in the USB case uses. How to connect it I tried to plug wewtern directly into the USB port on the back of my computer and it worked instantly. Replacement cases are plentiful on newegg.


Cannot get Windows 7 to recognize my WD passport driver

They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day. It was not as thick and nor was it gold plated on the tips. I have good knowledge of how to run and install and troubleshoot most problems, but when it comes to hardware and the real techincal stuff, I don’t have any experience.

We employ a team from around the world. If your driver is not listed and you know the model name or number of your Western Digital device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your Western Digital device model. I plugged in my Western Digital external.

I can’t find any specific thread It wdstern fine and loaded my WD Passport.