Note that my drive still disconnected a couple of times, however only when the computer it was attached to was left for hours unattended and certainly not while in use. Reply Thanks a lot… It worked…Cool… I have been breaking my back on this for a long time. Reply Thank you for sharing your extra efforts on this problem. I just got a 2GB flash drive and it doesn’t get recognized either. Different hardware, but still you can try a lot of the things I did. It not only fell, it broke also.

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I’d like to be able to solve the problem for good Yeah isb forums help a lot actually. At least it is staying on. Let me know if you do Are you using a desktop or have you tried it on one?

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WD My Passport does not appear in my computer – Microsoft Community

Reply Bought a 1. I have a WD Passport 60 gig that I keep music and personal files on at work.


Retrieved from ” https: Reply Hey Stathis, You are the best…. Reply How you install the v3. Today I went back to the Passport Drive, and decided whatever was on it was ready to be deleted so off it went. As long as the drive itself isn’t the problem.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Workaround a I think implied that you will probably use a well tested, quality USB 3. You saved the day.

Reply Does it have data? New 29 Feb passort Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Thanks for the helpful tips! Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: The power comes from the ac adapter being external while still using the onboard sata controllers to get around any potential usb issues!

Windows 10: WD My passport – Not recognized in Win 10

Thanks for everyone’s help. Hey I found my solution to the problem, I know this thread is old but this just happened to me yesterday on my wd external hard drive. Reply stathis, Thank you for your answer. Perhaps these are faulty cables somehow.


WD passport – USB Device does not recognize device

I have the WD Passport as well and I am getting the same issue. Wd my passport 0740 usb device am not trying to flame you but it usually isn’t helpful to give a “you should have done this” kind of response.

By the way I am not sure of some of the drivers and things Passportt downloaded psssport WD. New 29 Feb 7. I looked at the passport and it has this longer male USB end as well. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

New 29 Feb 6. A look in the Disk drives however will provide a total for the number of hard drives being seen. But since it works on 3.