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I ran vista before windows 7 and never had this problem. Drivers were automatically loaded, except one failed. Rules Posts consisting only of a title/link will be deleted. I had a canon sent to me with this laptop. (Which worked, finally) i am not a novice either, been working with and on others computers for over 25 years!Running windows check over here

When i go to device manager an "unknown device" appears under the universal serial bus controllers. I could not find a way to check if maybe the driver did install and was corrupted. Am screwed. No, create an account now. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/wd-passport-error-code-43/3ca84c8c-f052-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5

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Hubs, particularly unpowered ones, can be problematic for devices like disks that have a high power drain. It still charges the ipod but nothing else. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

m 0 l Related resources My passport WD20NMVW Possibly Dead? - Forum WD My Passport 1TB Weird issue - Almost dead drive - Forum my wd passport ultra tb not recorzining View 6 Replies . No Clicking sound. - Device Manager: not detected. - Disk Management: not detected.*Ipod NANO - no pop-up balloon. Ask !

Discussion topics include SSD, SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General Wd My Passport I have stopped the device driver and rebooted. 4. I don't want to have to pull the power cord on every re-boot. https://community.wd.com/t/windows-7-error-code-43/9464 I have uninstalled and reinstalled itunes, have reinstalled the usb drivers and have scoured the net for a fix but wo is still me!

I am very frustrated. Upon windows re-start, the drive came up as "usb device not recognized". I hope someone can shed some light on my dilemma. Not after trying all things that don't.

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Articles & News Chart Forum Business Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Hardware,The authority on tech Search Sign-in / Sign-up Tags : Graphics Cards CPUs Motherboards Enterprise Storage Cases Cooling Apple Notebooks All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Device Descriptor Request Failed It receives power, however, because the power light comes on. My WD is going to be full in no time at that rate.

I have tried a number of fixes, like reinstalling the usb drivers and updating the external hd's driver (its a toshiba). check my blog But nothing i do seems to correct the problem. Just quit working when I plugged it into another computer. I also googled this Code 43 problem pretty extensively and others also had issues with WD drives, but I couldn't find a solution offered up that worked for me.

Since then nothing? nor dropping the hard drives or getting them wet or whatever. You won't be able to vote or comment. 012Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1 TB - Code 43 error (self.techsupport)submitted 2 years ago by gladiator367Hi all and thanks in advance for any replies. this content The only thing that does not work is my brand new portable drive i just bought (hp 320 gb) and my old passport.

The flash drive still works on my main computer just fine and other usb devices including other flash drivers work just fine on this laptop. Posted On: 2010-04-03 . View Related Posts . .

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No matter what port i plug it into, it kills the usb port. We cannot assist with password issues. Then all the setting in internet explorer are reset and not reflecting what i changed to. See if that works on a third PC.

Then it can't find the drive. I have successfully transfered my itunes library across and have installed itunes (x64) which is running fine. I don't recall installing any new software/etc. have a peek at these guys If it's a SATA one, you can remove it and try some recovery techniques as an internal SATA drive.

SolvedWD Passport Ultra not showing up on media player SolvedI still cant find the files from my WD passport WD 2TB External My passport Hard Disk Uninitialized showing error in manegment Blog spam, link spam, referral spam, joke responses, memes, novelty accounts, trolling, unethical behavior, and personal insults will not be tolerated. Support that violates other's privacy, or breaks terms and agreements is not allowed. When i first plugged it in it worked for about 5 min.

What a joke. No Clicking sound (i've read in other threads that theirs have clicking sounds but mine doesn't so i guess that's a good thing. - Device Manager: Under USB Controllers - Unknown I just bought one myself and salvaged a $100 drive for $5. The same password works when pc starting up but it doesn't work when i tried to switch pc back from sleeping mode with the same password.

Select a drive letter when formatting.  After this I have been able to have the drive come up regularly every time I attempt to plug it in. I have waited patiently for a fix from either microsoft or apple but as yet nothing.