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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy WD 2TB external hdd shows up in the disk management but cannot be initilized ForumTransfer Rate: 2TB External Desktop HDD ForumCan't see WD Green 2TB 3,5" HDD Forum2TB ok externally, wont boot internally Forum40gb WD Hard Drive In External Case Won't Show Up On PS3 ForumExternal HDD Not Showing Up ForumExternal HDD won't show up in Explorer, but shows in device manager Forum128GB SSD or 2TB 7200RPM HDD ForumMy 2TB external hard drive isn\'t recognized by my computer now ForumHow do i get win 7 32 bit to recognise a 2tb expansion external hdd ForumWD 2TB HDD can't be found... ForumShould i upgrade from 500 GB Seagate to 2TB WD ForumWestern Digital 2TB WD 2002FAEX ForumWestern digital external hdd instead of 1tb showing 2tb in diskmanager ForumMy Gigabyte motherboard won't recognise HD > 2TB Forum3TB Hard Drive only showing 2TB in control panel... ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumHow Do You Boot From A Cd In An Acer Aspire 3960 Laptop? ForumExternal Hard Drive not recognised by Windows 7 via USB. ForumBuddy wants me to reformat external HD...how do I do that? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !