HDD not initializing and giving error Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Green Storage Last response: March 13, 2012 2:25 PM in Storage Share snakenobi March 12, 2012 6:12:58 AM i just bought a Western Digital Cavier Green SATA 3 2TB HDD.And its just not starting up. It doesn't even get detected sometimes. Other times it is detected and does not initialize 'The request could not be performed because of an I/O device' More about : hdd initializing giving error | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove snakenobi March 13, 2012 2:25:43 PM Best answer selected by snakenobi. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>HDD not initializing and giving error> Related ressources: ForumRaptor Drives Not initializing getting I/o Error ForumInitializing my HDD I/O error ForumUnable to Initialize HDD ForumComputer occasionally giving errors. ForumInitializing Screen Error ForumUnstable PC build - Memtest86+ giving millions of errors ForumSATA: Re- initializing discs ForumReformatting HDD 1 TB WD I/O error ForumMy secondary HDD is giving me error messages... ForumIs the ASUS crosshair V+580 giving biased results for the Bulldozer? ForumNew HDD wont initialize ForumExternal HDD giving problems ForumIve tried everything: Alert! Error Initializing PCI Express NIC Bridge ForumRaid 10 not initializing ForumHDD Unallocated error ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumHDD partitions ForumI was using my memory card on computer suddenly some error took place and now it Forum[Solved] SSD recommendations (and HDD question) ForumBIOS does not recognize my HDD :( More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !