reply to donek
Re: Help - WD Elements 2TB Your best hope is that it is still under warranty. If so, then copy as much of the data as possible to another drive and start the RMA process.
If it's still under warranty, the good news is that WD doesn't seem to send out Elements drives as RMA replacements. I sent in a dead 2TB Elements drive a few months ago and they sent me a brand new, retail-packaged 2TB My Book Essential (USB 3.0) to replace it.