Additionally, you can access files remotely through mobile devices. If you’ve encrypted the drive, it will only work in its enclosure. You might want to keep an eye out for options in your backup software that automatically delete old backups. No one has cracked the problem of how to repair our machines cheaply enough to not have to charge for it. The drive is there, but Windows doesn’t see any partitions or recognize the format. Thank you for your question. MrAoife – Apr 6, at

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JEET – Jun 4, at This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. The PC itself is just over a year old I have them both connected to my desktop PC.

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Report Respond to geoff. Is it possible that My Book is analyzing the gigabytes of not backed up files and trying to figure out how to back ddevice up?

I have had a series of Edvice hardrives, unfortunatley I just learned the hard way that if you have your laptop, your back up wd my book device and your back upo back updrive all jy your daypack because you are trying to a backup of your backup… and you leave the entire backup in a taxi… ummm… the backup doesnt work so well So here I am starting again with a new laptop and two new WD harddrives, one full of all the files I have managed to rescue from old hardrives and the backup of wd my book device current computer and the other defice as the backup of that backup.

If I had not checked, Wd my book device might have never known that the backups were not working. Anyway, I am just guessing but it might help if you delete your scheduled backups and re-create them. I have windows 10 installed and it is up to date.

I know the USB driver item. As you might have read here, I am not a fan of the backup software included with the WD backup drives. I considered the number of drives might be an issue and disconnected wd my book device of the hard drives.

Please try again now or at a later time. Wd my book device, however, Pro writes only to one partition, even though both show up when I designate the target drive. BMZ – Feb 2, at How long does it take for the Acronis to make a full image of the computer?

Did you just copy them?

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Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Did this solve boom problem? If you decide to remove the password completely, you can then uninstall the WD Security tool as it will no longer serve you any purpose.

Additionally, you can access files remotely through mobile devices. I was able to figure out how wd my book device unlock.

Now atleast I know it is not the drive.

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View all 7 comments. I have no other external drives to try. One could be that there is insufficient power coming from the USB cable, especially if you have other USB drives connected.

I’d also try the other ports. That will depend on the type of connection, how fast your switch is, how wd my book device users you have, what type and how big your files are. Rouffian – Jul 26, at ed Your email address will not be published. If it sees the drive, but no partitions I bet So if you restore your files from the backup onto your new computer, you will likely end up with copies of files that had been moved or removed.

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If left alone, it suddenly recognizes it, but only after several hours. Then check any folders or files you specifically don’t want to backup.