Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. I installed a WD Elements external hard drive to use as a backup drive. Dear Praveen Veerapur, Thank you very much for your kind response. Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. I tried to right click to initialize and it say the media is write protected can someone please help me with this i have been trying to fix this for last week with no success. You said ” disk showed up as disk 1 i went to select disk 1 then went clean all and the reply was error this disk is write protected ” Now you are saying no volume is shown. The 3 messages pop-up messages I receive are:
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My motherboard is Gigabyte Ultradurable 3. See the system event log for more information. However, each time I restart my PC I still get the pop-up box that tells me “Windows need to install driver software”. Cunningham Replied on April 26, Cunningham Replied on June 1, My Vista Home Premium is schizophrenic.
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Cunningham Created on April 24, We know your data is important to you. The media is write protected.
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Page 1 of 3. Dear Praveen Veerapur, Thank you very much for your kind response.
Praveen Veerapur Replied on June 1, I am out of opinions, so thanks a lot for any helps in advance. Run the Check disk and check: A picture is worth more than a thousand words.: I went to disk management as suggested I can see the hard drive it doesn’t have a letter it just says Disk 1 unknown Hello and welcome blindaussie mate you can fix this drive with Partition Wizard or through a command prompt.
I do not know whether it will work uusb not.: Or you should at devic have the media that you received wf the Computer manufacturer to install the drivers.
Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements desktop storage and get your computer moving again. Hi blindaussie, Try what ICit2lol has suggested. My instructions was not for clean all but for clearing attributes.
Thank you for your attention to this derangement. Cunningham’s post on May 3, In reply to Praveen Veerapur’s post on April 30, I have the same hd 0. So I bought a used 2 TB Hard drive and it supposedly was only used a couple of times and I got a good deal. I tried to right click to initialize and it say the media is write protected can someone please help me with this i have been trying to fix this for last week with no success.
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It shows up on disk manager as a “healthy basic disk,” But here’s another riddle–when I right-click on the disk, I do not see an “Initialize” option. Electronics was plugged in via USB. I plugged it in and the software was installed successfully but it doesn’t show up in the explorer with a drive letter. Cunningham’s post on June 1, I hope this information will help find a solution for me I greatly appreciate hsd help.
Here is how I managed it: The 3 messages pop-up messages I receive are: