It has the same Morse code ventilation as the other editions. Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Contrary to previous versions, Live has no USB ports. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. As I’d prefer not to keep my fairly large photo, video, and lossless music collection on the SSD where it couldn’t fit anyways , I decided to purchase this HDD. With both sets of commands a utility such as Gparted can be used to determine which paths are relevant for a given setup.

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It is marketed for use with Bpok OS X. I haven’t needed to retrieve files yet but it appears that retrieval would be straigtforward. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. The older [ clarification needed ] model has a white light.

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Western Digital My Book – Wikipedia

Would have given this product 5 stars except I had to dig through Western Digital’s website and search discussion forums on how to turn off the WD Smartware program. It looks great too. I’m running a Mac and was starting to get nervous that the drive will fail soon not that I have any real reason to believe that will happen soon because my Mac still runs great. It has the same basic case design as the Premium Edition drives, including the capacity gauge, except the color of the World Edition is white.

Can easily be reformatted to work with Windows XP, Vista, or 7 Password Protection Your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and hardware-based encryption requires WD SmartWare software Power Miser My Book external drives are designed to save energy. This article has multiple issues.

Launched time machine and selected the partition I wanted to back up to, and a little while latter it was finished. With the downloaded owner manual it was easy to set up the backup destination and schedule.


I learned this after my purchase since it is sold as a drive intended for the Macintosh user market. Rated 4 out of 5 by Rob, Esq. Rated 5 out of 5 by Purple Fish from Quiet, fast, sleek – great backup drive I use this as a backup drive with my Macbook Pro. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Western Digital My Book

The other partition is for my media. I’ve gone totally paperless for personal stuff and business. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. All current [ when?

My Book also provides a USB 2. Premium Edition My Book drives have the same black case as Essential Edition drives; however, the light surrounding the power button is blue. Built with an aluminum enclosure, the drive is designed to run cool and quiet without a fan.

It also has one Gigabit ethernet and one USB connection.