The good news is it was a backup.

by R. Proffitt Moderator - 3/4/13 5:30 PM

In Reply to: Help with WD external hard drive... by mikelowrey4221

You can replace the drive and backup again with no loss.

Remember I'm taking your word this was the backup copy.

Hard drives fail without notice and I can't tell if this one can be fixed from this story.
Bob