I came here looking for answers, but I see a lot of people with the same question:
Why doesn’t my computer recognize the drive?
I plug in the drive to the power supply (the same one that came with the drive), then I plug the usb to my mac pwerbook. I look for the icon… and… nothing. I go to disc utilities and it is recognized there, but nowhere else that I can access my files. I decided to try WD, and I will NOT get another product from this company again. Not that seagate is any better, I lost files on that one too. The only drive that is worth a s*** is my acomdata drive. 4 years and still going strong. I used all my space in it, and now, I will get another one to TRY to fish out my files, but it looks like I may have to get a recovery service to get my files out. Great way to win over new customers Western Digital.