And so I need to pry it open. Thanks for your great explanations even though it didn’t help me much.. My problem is the same as kelstar’s the looping. It’s been a while I have bought 8 drives since..

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Or is there something else I could try or am not doing properly and maybe the data is still there somewhere?

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It will probably be cheaper or on par with getting a replacement part for the MyBook. Arrrgh I just fried a GB mybook when I plugged in a wrong power cable into it.

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Thanks again for good pics and advice. For as many of you who have had failures, you’d think this was a western digital wd5000c032 design or run of hard drives. There is much work yet to be done.

I have several of these disks and every time I have solved the issue using the above Rgds Brett. Okay western digital wd5000c032 so the trick is weztern these older drives is not to unscrew the holding points for the individual disks but to do the opposite.


Then I was able to connect via USB and access my data.

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Thanks for this highly detailed crash course on opening a MyBook Essential! I have the WDIO32 version, but the case is identical.

Subscribe To Posts Atom. So, I used a precision screwdriver to force opening the case and it worked, without harming the western digital wd5000c032 plastic. I think this digittal with WD has really affected how I feel about purchasing their products again though, tho I’m not sure.

Super Speed USB 3. But this post gave me the stones to pull it apart, and man, I am glad I did.

External hard drive Model: Here it is again split apart though.