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 79 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 Unable to detect wd passport? Forum Cannot access or format External Hard Drive ( WD My Book Essential) Forum WD hard disk can detect but not accessible Forum WD External inaccessible Forum WD My Passport 250GB Portable Hard Drive no longer working Forum Unable to detect external hard drive under disk managment Forum Recovery on external hard disk drive Forum [ Hard Drives] External WD Element not detecting. Forum Installing XP on an external Hard Disk enclosure Forum Unable to detect external hard drive under disk management Forum Brand new external hard drive isn't recognized and unable to format Forum My WD 2TB external hdd shows up in the disk management but cannot be initilized Forum WD 500gb Hard disk Problem Forum Unable to recognize the hitachi touro pro external hard disk Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum [Solved] Deleting Windows from Hdd Forum Seagate external harddrive Forum Internal HDD to External enclosure for Gaming Desktop Forum Extracting from old (undamaged) hard drive Forum Can i boot up from original hard drive which is now an external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !