i have received this HDD from a friend who never used it, don’t know why. I plugged in and it’s blinking the lock led.
I installed the Smartware software but i can’t hit the set up drive button. In windows drive manager dosen’t show up. I tried to use WD quick formatter, but can’t find the drive. Firmware upgrade also doesn’t find it.
So after all software tries i opened the enclosure and popped the HDD and connected him to another closure, worked fine format it, i putt it back to original closure, still locked.
What is the solution for unlocking ? the hdd alone works fine but dosen’t recognize with the original closure.
I use windows 7 32 bits.
Thanks for any help or answers.