WD My Passport Essential SE Not Loading

I’ve had my drive since Jan 2110, but have not used for at least a year, for health issues.  I plugging in today, thought I updated software, and now it doesn’t do anytime.  Order number was WDBABM7500ABK-NECS.  Any hints are welcome.


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WD external drive is not assigned a drive letter by Windows or Mac OSX and data on the drive is inaccessible