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WD elements not working, there are several typical reasons:
WD elements file system damaged or the file system becomes raw.File system corruption can frequently be repaired by the user or the system administrator. For example, a deleted file is typically not immediately overwritten on disk, but more often simply has its entry deleted from the file system index. In such a case, the deletion can be easily reversed.
WD elements partition damaged or the partition table damaged, WD elements not showing up in windows 10 Windows 7 after using a partition software. WD elements External hard drive became raw or unformatted or unallocated, unknown partition, unpartitioned.WD elements not formatted or format fail, WD elements Accidental Deleted or lost or changed partition by chkdsk, convert, defrag, diskcomp, diskcopy, diskpart, fdisk, format, label, subst, scandisk, sys, vol, vssadmin, and partition magic. WD elements External hard drive not recognized when installing windows 7/10/8. WD elements External hdd not detected due to i o device error, BIOS errors. The system drive error. Usb or bios power shortage. WD elements says raw, says I need to format it, says not initialized.
In most cases, the problem is easy to solve.
First, use aidfile to scan if Aid file recovery software is able to recognize the hard disk, then use aidfile for data recovery and backup to other hard disks, then reformat the WD elements hard drive.
If even Aid file recovery software can not recognize it, the problem may still not be serious, in most cases, or usb data cable damage, or usb power shortage, and so on. To press Windows Key + R, type diskmgmt.msc into the Run dialog. The simplest case, restart the operating system to see if the problem is resolved. If you can not, clean up the computer dust, if it is a desktop computer, clean up the motherboard dust, or even replace the motherboard battery. If not, use another computer to try. If still can not solve the problem. If it can not solve the problem. According to my own experience, I have had a hard drive through the previous attempts, can not solve the problem, but when I put the computer power outlet replacement position, and when the hard disk connected to the computer waiting for more than half an hour later, all recovery correct.
Emphasize that these circumstances, the mentality to be peaceful, do not worry, have patience, to firmly believe that the hard disk and no physical damage. As long as there is any chance that external hard drive can be recognized, immediately restore data, backup.
Aid file recovery software for WD elements data recovery to recover pictures, word documents, images, photos, videos and other files from external hard drive in Windows 7/10/XP/8/Vista.
“Undelete” to recover deleted files from WD elements external hard drive after Virus attack, Recycle bin clear, disk cleanup, Press shift del by mistake, permanently empty recycle bin, shift delete, accidentally deleted by a mistake.
“Unformat” to recover data from formatted WD elements external hard drive after quick format, full format, accidentally formatted, reformatting, High-level formatting, Low-level formatting.
“Recover partition” to recover data from corrupted WD elements external hard drive partition changed or damaged or deleted
“Full Scan” to recover data from WD elements external hard drive not working if partitions show as “raw” or recover deleted files which cannot be found with “undelete” and “unformatted” and “recover partition”, recover data from raw partition, recover files of partitions which are not NTFS, nor exfat, or fat32, after showing an error, display as raw file system, unformatted, unknown partition, unpartitioned, needs to be formatted.