How to get files out of a broken external hard drive

I dropped the external hard drive and now it has a really loud buzz , no spinning and white light blinking really fast…

the computer recongized the drive but it will not show under disk management or my computer… it only show as usb.

Hello, sorry to hear that you cannot access your files, hard drives are very sensitive to physical damage, in this type of case you probably need to contact professional help. You can check the list of recommended data recovery companies on the WD support page.