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A line of external hard drives by Western Digital, styled after hardbound books. Available in various editions from Essential, to Premium to World Edition.

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Hard Drive Won't Mount and I hear a clicking noice

I have an external HD. When I plug it in it doesn't mount and I hear a clicking noise. Has the hard drive died or is it the enclosure?


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bookofjob the clicking noise is most likely a failed hard drive. Double check to make sure that it is properly connected inside the enclosure, but most likely it's a bad drive.

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Basically, its time for a new external drive. WD used a custom drive so you can't replace the drive its self. If you have important data on the drive your only hope here is to send it to a data recovery service which will be expensive! Hopefully you have a backup.


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