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 Windows 7 Doesn't Recognize MyBook 2.0 Forum Sending drive back to Western Digital .. should I be worried? Forum WD MyBook World Edition II Speed problems Forum Compare western digital and seagate hard drives Forum Best between seagate and western digital portable hard disk drive Forum WD Mybook world 2TB NAS - SLOW speed Forum P5K-E esata problem with WD MyBook Studio Forum Seagate and Western Digital Reliability Forum Remote temperature monitoring of MyBook World Edition II Forum external harddisk problem!! ( mybook essential) Forum Installing Western Digital (WD30EZRX) 3 TB along with WD20EARX 2 TB... Forum Western Digital Raptor vs Seagate Barracuda Forum Replacing the Circuit Board on a Western Digital Hard Drive Forum External eSATA disk not recognized Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum Seagate 7200.12 1Tb ST3100528AS Clicking Sound Forum Western digital 80 gb Forum Hard disk western digital 80gb Forum 1Tb Seagate Freeagent Go recognizing Forum Warranty check for western Digital 80Gb Hard Disk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !