Not able to read a internal HDD WD 500 GB if I am using it as a external Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Western Digital Storage Last response: June 27, 2012 5:02 PM in Storage Share srinimail1 June 20, 2012 2:56:50 AM Hello, I had a laptop - the screen of the LAptop got damaged. It had a internal 500gb WD SATA HDD. Since there was lot of Data on it I bought a external casing for this and tried using same - however it is not detecting. I am using Windows XP - Prof More about : read internal hdd 500 external vertical777 June 20, 2012 3:05:47 AM If the laptop was dropped or experienced shock, then the drive's mechanical parts may have been damaged. m 0 l srinimail1 June 27, 2012 5:02:42 PM no it was not dropped but its screen was malfunctioning m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Not able to read a internal HDD WD 500 GB if I am using it as a external Forum SolvedUse WD external hdd as internal Forum SolvedSeagate 500gb External HDD - Unallocated, Unaccessible - Being read as 2TB - Forum WD 500gb mybook hdd as a internal ? Forum URGENT HELP NEEDED: My external WD 500 GB HDD can't be accessed. Forum Where can i buy PCB for 500GB WD External HDD? Forum How to use Hitachi Deskstar 500gb internal hard drive from defunkt pc as an external drive on my laptop Forum SolvedNew Internal HDD WD500LPVX , ticking sound Forum Can my WD 500gb external HD be used to do a mirror image backup Forum SolvedUsing my Internal HDD as External HDD Forum SolvedHow to copy files from internal HDD to external HDD using CMD in Windows 8 install - Tutorial Forum SolvedAcer 5720 Travelmate and XP repeated blue screen so removed HDD to replace with 500 GB WD Win 7 Home Premium 32 bit: same prob Forum SolvedI just purchased a 500GB WD5000azlx HDD, and I want to install WinXP home on it, as all my gaming sims are only XP compatible. Forum SolvedExternal HDD - for use as internal HDD Forum SolvedWant to upgrade internal HDD storage of my laptop from 500 GB to 2 TB. Forum SolvedWD 500GB Passport external drive(Urgent) Forum WD 500gb External, not initialized and showing 0 capacity. Need some help. Forum I have Two 1 TB External HDD's and I am not able to Connect doth the HDD at a Time to My Computer with already have 1 TB inter Forum WD My Passport 500GB external hard drive shows up as local disk and lags Forum Solved500gb WD Portable Hdd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !