WD Backup won't Installs on Windows Guidance

The Windows operating system might interfere with the installation of the WD Backup software. Proceed with the troubleshooting instructions mentioned below to resolve the WD backup not install problem.

Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter

  • This program helps to repair problems related to the WD Backup software installation. Also, this program will fix the corrupted registry keys on your Windows computer.
  • Download the Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter.
  • Once done, you will see the File Download prompt box.
  • Select either the Run or Open option and then carry out the on-screen instructions.
  • Note: The Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter is compatible only with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7.

Windows System File Checker

  • The System File Checker scans the corrupted files on your Windows computer and restores it automatically.
WD backup not install

Step 1:

Windows 8 or 8.1

  • Move the mouse to the lower-right end of the screen and click Search.
  • Type ‘Command Prompt’ without the quotes in the search bar.
  • Once you see the search results, right-click the Command Prompt option and choose the Run as administrator option.
  • If prompted, provide your administrator password.

Windows 10, 7, or Vista

  • Click the Start menu, type cmd in the search box, and right-click the Command Prompt option from the search results.
  • Click the Run as administrator option.
  • If you see a prompt box for the administrator password, enter it to continue.

Step 2: (only for the Windows 10, 8.1, or 8 users)

  • Note: If you use Windows 7 or Vista, skip this step and go to step 3.
  • Enter the command lines that are given here in the Command Prompt window.
  • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
  • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:C:\RepairSource\Windows /LimitAccess
  • Note: Replace ‘C:\RepairSource\Windows’ with the location of your repair source.
WD Backup not installing solution

Step 3:

  • Type the ‘sfc /scannow’ command line without including the single quotes and press the Enter key.
  • Wait until you see the ‘Verification is 100% complete’ message in the Command Prompt window.

Third-Party Software

  • Use any third-party software to uninstall the WD software completely from the Windows computer.
  • Install the WD Backup software again.
  • If the WD backup not install problem persists, get help from our technical support members by clicking the Call button available below.