So, I have this Wd My Book Essential Wdbacw0030HBK (-01) 3Tb model since 1 year and now it doesn’t work.
The drive makes noises when it is powered on, similar to what you can hear in this video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E8-5jXlZvo
Nothing happens when it is plugged to my laptop (not recognized).
The last thing I did before the disk fail: I copied some files (<5 gb) from my laptop to the external drive, one of those files had a long name (there was a warning message), then I set the computer to sleep mode, after about 30 minutes turned on the computer and the drive didn’t work anymore.
What do you think about this problem ? I read forums on this web site, but I didn’t find a similar problem.yet…thank you in advance for any suggestion.
Conf : Win 7 Home X64