I have mentioned in my previous post that my Western Digital 250GB Elements External hard drive keeps on disconnecting. I almost got frustrated after having tried all possible solution to the problem. The said hard drive contains information I needed very badly and it will not let me access any data on it.
After so many possibilities I tried, I am still frustrated until I tried installing the problem drive into a laptop.
- I pulled out the WD250 external hdd from its enclosure.
- Open up a laptop, removed its hdd and replaced it with theWD250.
- I booted up using a Linux Live CD (Ubuntu 9.10).
- After boot up, I tried accessing the hard disk to my delight, it was successfully mounted by the Live CD.
I did not waste any time, I copied all my data into the network drive. Right now, I am happy again as I got my data back.