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 m 0 l 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... :-( m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Western Digital Mybook 2TB is EXTREMELY SLOW Forum Western digital mybook world edition II will not run at gigabit speed troublesho Forum Opening Western Digital Mybook 160GB Forum My Dell Inspiron 580 running Windows 7 doesn't recognize my Western Digital My Passport 1TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Forum Western Digital Black 1TB HDD not showing up in BIOS or Windows, can hear a clicking sound on startup. Forum SolvedWestern Digital Black 4TB 7200RPM 64MB Sata III 3.5 vs SEAGATE HYBRID 4TB 7200RPM 64MB SATA III 3.5 8GB FLASH Forum WD MyBook not recognizing USB 3.0 Forum SolvedWestern Digital 2TB or 3TB For Backup Drive Forum My computer stopped recognizing my western digital removable harddrive after i c Forum SolvedAdvice for a Beginnner: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Forum SolvedI have a Western Digital 3TB external hard drive connectivity issue. Forum Western digital 250GB IDE hard drive clicking Forum SolvedWestern Digital WD10EZEX is not recognized (Gigabyte GA-K8VT800 rev 1.x) Forum My New Western Digital 1TB External Drive Isn't Recognized By My Home Desktop Forum Asus M31AC i7 - All Western Digital not recognized Forum Western Digital WD153BA making loud clicking noise Forum Western Digital Black Caviar Hard Drive - Not recognized Forum Windows 7 home 64xMotherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Graphics: ATI radeonHD6850Hard Drive: western Digital 1TPower supp Forum Western Digital external USB 3.0-3.0 TB-Drive came with Smartware, which I refer to as hellware, as it is the most annoying t Forum SolvedTwo 3TB Western Digital Hard drive GPT partition Lost after boot Win7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !