Unable to detect wd external hard disk in windows Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Storage Last response: November 25, 2012 12:33 PM in Storage Share dinesh20 November 25, 2012 5:13:57 AM Hi Friends, i am WD passport 1 TB hard disk, recently i am facing problem with the hard disk. am unable access the drive, but in the disk manager, am able to see the drive info. But when i use with Linux m/c, it is accessible. am able to play videos also. can u pl guys help me on this....... More about : unable detect external hard disk windows phil22 a c 76 G Storage November 25, 2012 12:33:09 PM If it's shown in Disk Management it may just need a drive-letter assigning to it: Right-click that ribbon and choose "Change Drive Letter & Paths". Click "New" Choose a letter. Click 'OK' Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUnable to detect wd passport? ForumCannot access or format External Hard Drive ( WD My Book Essential) ForumWD hard disk can detect but not accessible ForumWD External inaccessible ForumWD My Passport 250GB Portable Hard Drive no longer working ForumUnable to detect external hard drive under disk managment ForumRecovery on external hard disk drive Forum[ Hard Drives] External WD Element not detecting. ForumInstalling XP on an external Hard Disk enclosure ForumUnable to detect external hard drive under disk management ForumBrand new external hard drive isn't recognized and unable to format ForumMy WD 2TB external hdd shows up in the disk management but cannot be initilized ForumWD 500gb Hard disk Problem ForumUnable to recognize the hitachi touro pro external hard disk ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum[Solved] Deleting Windows from Hdd ForumSeagate external harddrive ForumInternal HDD to External enclosure for Gaming Desktop ForumExtracting from old (undamaged) hard drive ForumCan i boot up from original hard drive which is now an external 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 !