Did you read similar discussions in the CNET Storage forum and try what others have?
New case, don't use USB power, desktop, etc?
My WD elements 500gb was working fine, when I try to power it up, the External HDD light keeps on blinking, but my PC windows 7 is unable to detect the external HDD. I have treid many cable and all available USB port but to no avail.
i can't see the drive in DISK MANAGEMENT even..
can anybody HELP??