First, use a flathead screwdriver to pry the mesh away from the cover (do not try to lift the cover up , you will just break things). Start to pry in the middle of the book and you should see two plastic snaps lift up , I put a razor blade between the snaps to prevent them from locking in again. Do this to both sides.
Format corrupt internal volume using CMD Open elevated Command Prompt (Admin mode) corrupted hard drive repair using CMD. Type diskpart command and press Enter. Type list disk and press Enter. Select the disk where the partition exists i.e. your internal hard drive : Display a list of available partitions:
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Method 3. Connect the WD external hard drive to your PC > Right-click on This PC > Manage > Disk Management. Find and right-click on WD external hard drive > Select Format volume Reset the WD external hard drive letter and file system (NTFS) and save all changes.
Enter an incorrect password five times in a row. Upon the fifth failed attempt, you will be prompted to erase your drive . Agree to the terms, and then click Erase Drive . You can then proceed with a password reset.
How to Recover Data from WD My Passport Hard Drive Choose the WD hard drive to scan. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, locate the Western Digital hard drive and click “Scan”. Preview lost files in WD hard drive from the scan result. Select and restore found WD hard drive files .
Insert your paperclip into the hole and depress the ” Reset ” button. Hold the button down for 10 seconds and release. After 40 seconds the drive will reboot . This is a “long” reset and your drive will be completely reset to factory settings.