Ok, so i bought a My Book Essistials 2 TB external Hardrive maybe 3years ago. I just found it today and tried to plug it into my new PC annnnnnnd it didnt work. It doesnt show up when i go to “My Computer” someone please help me! Id rather not go drop a couple hunderd dollars for a new one.
Have you tried basic physical troubleshooting? check the cables. Make sure that you connect the power cable directly to the wall outlet.
Test the unit on a different computer