Apparently this fix was only temporary, or the drive worked well by happenstance. Sorry this didn’t help. HarithAl-Hinai Created on May 27, Open properties of the drive, go to hardware tab, it will show 3 items in “device functions” Open the properties of the item with type “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 the drive is plugged for the first time and install the driver for it After those steps, I can read the drive normally. Thanks for marking this as the answer. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

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I computer completed some updates tonight, I wonder if that’s what has now caused the problem. It seems like a common problem with Windows 8. Under your C drive, there will be a “New volume, uninitialised” – right click, initialise.

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Open properties of the drive, go to hardware tab, it will show 3 items in “device functions” Open the properties of the item with type “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 the drive is plugged for the first time and install the driver for it After those steps, I can read the drive normally.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Reconnect the device and power it on. In reply to Tarekb’s post on March 14, Austin ”Danger” Powers 4, 11 35 Below are the details.

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You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Network Devices Supported OS: HarithAl-Hinai Replied on May 28, To see more matches, use our custom search engine to find the exact driver. Devive satisfied are you with this reply? Did you install the WD software?

Even I have tried to uninstall the devices and restart the PCbut same results were found. Here’s how I fix it: Unplug the drive from the computer Open ksb command prompt as Administrator Type the following commands: Here is my step-by-step find the command prompt app Right-click and Run as Administratorto avoid a problem later in this process RUN c: Super User passoprt best with JavaScript enabled.

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After that, go to WD website and get the universal frimware updater. I got a new computer and it as worked fine until tonight.

pasport Run a test using DLG and see if it passes the test. Has anyone tried to do the free 8. Sorry this didn’t help.

How to Install Drivers After you have found the right driver pazsport your device and operating system, follow these simple instructions to install it. It should be ready to use. The Windows 8 system only can identify the first one. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day. Here’s how I fix it:.

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Open Disk Management and see if the drive is shown in there. Disconnect any other usb storage devices before you plug it in.

This is what I have done so far: In reply to HarithAl-Hinai’s post on May 28,