Western Digital “WD Hardware Error USB Device” Fix

My 3 year old Western Digital 3 TB HDD suddenly started acting up one day and when I plug in my WD External HDD, it gets mounted as a CD Drive and nothing else shows up. Under the device manager in Windows, it shows up as a "WD HARDWARE ERROR USB Device". The lights on the drive glow up but I cant see my files on the hard drive. This happened all of a sudden one fine day. I tried searching all solutions available on the internet and I found many issues with the WD SES Device but that's not my issue. (more…)

By deepakjulien, ago