Western Digital MyBook is clicking 3 times and not recognizing Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital External Hard Drive Light Storage Last response: July 7, 2010 1:57 AM in Storage Share Rome June 29, 2010 3:55:12 AM My Western Digital MyBook clicks 3 times and then shuts off but the light is still there. Also it is not recognizing.I really need the documents from that external hard drive. Any Suggestions? More about : western digital mybook clicking times recognizing Jonmor68 a b G Storage June 29, 2010 4:58:52 AM You could take the drive out of it and install in your pc, if you have a desktop. Instructions for taking it out of the case here. http://forum.notebookreview.com/hardware-components-aft... If it's a laptop, you will need another case for it or a usb adaptor like this: http://www.newertech.com/products/usb2_adapt.php There are others I just couldn't remember where I found one on Newegg. They cost about $15 Anonymous a b G Storage July 7, 2010 1:57:41 AM Hi, I have a WD hard drive too that does the exact same thing. I just attempted taking it apart and installing it in another adapter/casing but it still seems to have the same problem. any other ideas? i'm worried it may just be dead... :-( Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWindows 7 Doesn't Recognize MyBook 2.0 ForumSending drive back to Western Digital .. should I be worried? ForumWD MyBook World Edition II Speed problems ForumCompare western digital and seagate hard drives ForumBest between seagate and western digital portable hard disk drive ForumWD Mybook world 2TB NAS - SLOW speed ForumP5K-E esata problem with WD MyBook Studio ForumSeagate and Western Digital Reliability ForumRemote temperature monitoring of MyBook World Edition II Forumexternal harddisk problem!! ( mybook essential) ForumInstalling Western Digital (WD30EZRX) 3 TB along with WD20EARX 2 TB... ForumWestern Digital Raptor vs Seagate Barracuda ForumReplacing the Circuit Board on a Western Digital Hard Drive ForumExternal eSATA disk not recognized Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumSeagate 7200.12 1Tb ST3100528AS Clicking Sound ForumWestern digital 80 gb ForumHard disk western digital 80gb Forum1Tb Seagate Freeagent Go recognizing ForumWarranty check for western Digital 80Gb Hard Disk More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !