My PassPort Essential is not detected by my PC Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Storage Last response: July 31, 2010 2:05 AM in Storage Share moshasha July 30, 2010 1:20:56 PM Hello, my external hard disk model My Passport Essential is not detected by my PC or laptop More about : passport essential detected sminlal a b D Laptop a c 415 G Storage July 30, 2010 4:32:16 PM Plug in the drive and open up Disk Manager (Start -> right-click "Computer", select "Manage" -> click "Disk Management" in the left pane). Find the drive in the LOWER-right pane, right-click on it then create a volume and format it. m 0 l moshasha July 31, 2010 1:36:01 AM but I have data in it, other than formatting is there any other solution. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer r-sky July 31, 2010 2:05:39 AM where did the data come from? another windows machine? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources WD My passport essential not detecting after power surge on hub port Forum WD My Passport Not being detected in my TV or in PC. Forum SolvedAccessing files on WD Passport Essential Forum SolvedWD My Passport Essential reformat on a MAC Forum western digital 500gb my passport essential not showing Forum SolvedWD My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB3.0 Questions Forum SolvedWD 320gb my passport essential vs Seagate 500gb Forum I need help with accessing my trivial data : WD My Passport Essential SE Forum My Passport Essential SE 1TB Forum My passport essential 320 gb not recognized Forum How to remove files from wd passport essential Forum WD My Passport Essential se 1tb problems Forum WD Passport Essential Recovery Forum Western digital passport essential bad pcb Forum Break password on western digital my passport essential Forum I forgot password in my passport essential, how to remove it? Forum Connecting My Passport Essential to Xbox Forum WD My Passport Essential 500GB drive not working Forum Lost Western Digital My Passport Essential usb cord Forum WD My Passport Essential 1TB slow transfer speeds Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !