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my WD hard drive doesn't work and when i plug in says to format disk afterwards when i click format disk it says windows cant format disk why is this happening
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  1. Is this an external drive? If so, either the drive has died or the circuitry in the enclosure has failed. Regardless of it being an internal or external drive, you can always try it on another computer.

    You can also download WD's data lifegauard diagnostics and see what it reports.

    http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?level1=6&lang=en
  2. musaidh mohamed said:
    my WD hard drive doesn't work and when i plug in says to format disk afterwards when i click format disk it says windows cant format disk why is this happening
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