My WD 2TB external hdd won't show up on my laptop Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Western Digital External Hard Drive Storage Last response: October 20, 2011 7:29 PM in Storage Share amouzes October 18, 2011 11:56:05 PM My new "My Book Essentials 2TB HDD" won't show up on my laptop which I just got recently to. I plug it into my PC at home and the external hdd shows up. I need this HDD on the go with my laptop for school. Anyone help? More about : 2tb external hdd show laptop PhilFrisbie a b D Laptop a b G Storage October 20, 2011 7:29:09 PM Is that drive powered by the USB connection, or a power adapter? If is is powered by USB your laptop might not supply enough power, or you may need to use a different USB port. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My WD 2TB external hdd shows up in the disk management but cannot be initilized Forum SolvedIs it ok to turn off dropped 2tb hdd that won't show up Forum WD 2tb Green won't show up sometimes Forum SolvedWD Elements external hdd is recognized but doesn't show up in My Computer Forum SolvedWD 1TB HDD won't show up in Win8.1 Forum WD My Book Essential 1T External Hard drive won't show up on PC Forum my wd hdd wont show up on my computer or disk management... what can i do to find it?? plz.. i jus bought it and its not readi Forum WD 3TB EXT HDD won't show up on "My Computer" but is in the device manager Forum 40gb WD Hard Drive In External Case Won't Show Up On PS3 Forum WD 1TB HDD won't show up on BIOS Forum HDD external won't show up in computer but is recognized Forum SolvedWD 1TB External Harddrive showing as 2TB but showing 1TB in Bios Forum External HDD - 2TB WD Elements "Error in IOCTL_DISK_SET_DRIVE_LAYOUT Forum plugged in a WD 2TB drive into a server and now HDD won't read. Forum Laptop with broken screen won't show up on external monitor Forum WD 2TB external won't read Forum My WD 2TB External HDD is not recognized under disk managment Forum Solved2TB WD My Book not showing up in Windows 8 Forum SolvedWD HDD recognized in BIOS and Device Manager, but will not show up Forum Solvednew 2tb hdd not showing up Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !