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I have a WD My Book Pro hooked up to my Vista PC but I cant get the system to recognize it.

My WD Passport portable HDD works just fine. Does anybody know whats up?
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Make sure the drive is formatted. Then be sure your USB is working. Check your device manager.
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The funny thing is that you always post about vista problems that you have. Maybe you should move back to XP if it's such a problem.

Anyway back to ur question.

I would check device manager. Then do as norwood says try to format it and plug it into different wholes. If that doesn't work boot into linux and open up gparted. If that doesn't see it then u got a bad HDD. I personally love my Mybook
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How do you format the drive if the pc wont detect it? I sent my old one back under warranty and WD sent me a replacement. Still doesnt recognize it. Help!!!! This is driving me nuts!
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if you have another pc then hook it up to it and change the drive letter
    
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My other PC is vista as well and it jsut plain doesnt recognize it. Help!!!!
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Ok, so I retrurned that drive to WD and they sent me a new one. Same problem! Help Im about to tear my hair out!
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