We have a WD 3 TB My Book Essential, model WDBACW0030HBK-01.
When connected to a win 7 pc,
it shows user (userpc) is denying access to your pc. contact the owner of the media server to allow your pc to access it.
under disk management, it shows
disk not initilized. when try to initialize, it shows error
'the request failed due to a fatal device hardware error'.