My computer is not reading my western digital 500gb external hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Computer External Hard Drive Storage Last response: December 15, 2011 3:34 AM in Storage Share DAVID2RICO October 25, 2011 6:42:13 PM MY COMPUTER IS NOT READING MY WD 500GB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. IT SAYS ITS NOT INITIALIZED......... I CANT USE IT More about : computer reading western digital 500gb external hard drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove slcmike October 25, 2011 6:55:33 PM As long as Windows can see the drive this should work... - right click on My Computer - left click Manage - left Disk Management - right click on the icon of the hd - left click on Initialize | Report abuse jonny6964 December 15, 2011 3:34:12 AM I have the same problem with my western digital External drive. DRive shows up in device manager but the drive doesnt show up in my computer. When i try to initialize disk in disk management i get the error msg "Incorrect function" Any ideas? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>My computer is not reading my western digital 500gb external hard drive> Related ressources: ForumMy computer is not reading my western digital 500gb external hard drive ForumI have a western digital 500gb external hard drive ForumWestern digital 500gb my book hard drive broken :( ForumWestern digital hd 500gb makes sounds ForumWd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply ForumWestern Digital External Hard Drive Problem ForumWestern Digital Blue 500gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 ForumWhat does "SE" stand for in Western Digital Elements SE 500GB USB 2.0 ForumWestern digital external hard drive problems ForumFree data recovery from dead external hard drive western digital ForumI have data stored in Western Digital external hard disk but now the message of ForumBios detecting version of windows that are no longer there ForumDATA loss with SATA 3 Drive on SATA 2 Controllers? ForumHow to convert a samsung sata laptop hard disc as external hard disc ForumI have a western digital 500gb external hard drive Forum[Solved] Can a Hard drive set up in a raid 1 configuration be removed and read as a regul ForumAsus dual hard drives ForumHard Drive Issues (Stop:ED and Data Loss Issues) ForumWD HDD Failing as a OS hard drive Forum[Solved] Asus a7n8x motherboard and ocz agility ssd hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !