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Setting Up Your WD Black Performance Mobile Hard Drive

This page will walk you through the WD Black Performance mobile hard drive setup. The Western Digital Black Performance mobile hard drive comes with enhancing features like dual processor, dynamic cache, high performance, and more. This drive almost delivers the speed that you need to access demanding applications like photo & video editing, internet gaming, and more. It also comes with high storage capacity, high reliability, and cutting-edge technology. This drive is mostly recommended for notebook computers. But, at the same time, you can install and use it on a desktop PC, laptop, and Mac laptop. 

The physical setup of this hard drive is simple and easy to perform. After completing the physical setup, install the WD Black Mobile hard drive’s software like Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for DOS, Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows, or Acronis True Image WD Edition Software 2020 on your computer. The below section explains how to setup WD Black Performance Mobile hard drive on a Windows OS-based computer.

Physical Setup

For Desktops

  • Make sure that you’ve unpacked the WD Black Performance Mobile drive first.
  • Now, open your computer’s CPU cover. 
  • Locate the hard drive slot and insert the WD drive into it. If you wish to replace the existing drive with the new WD drive, then take the old one out of its slot and insert the WD drive.
  • Make sure to connect the cables securely.

For Laptops

  • If you wish to install this hard drive on your laptop, then turn off the laptop completely and remove its battery (if removable). 
  • Before removing the battery, make sure to drain the battery charge completely. To do so, refer to your laptop’s user guide.
  • Open the hard drive cover of your laptop.
  • Remove the screws followed by the existing driver from its slot.
  • Place the WD drive on the slot and mount the screws properly.
  • Close the cover and insert the battery.
  • Connect the laptop to the power outlet.

Software Installation

  • Turn on your desktop or laptop.
  • Look for the installed drive in the My Computers window.
  • Now, open the WD Black Performance Mobile Hard drive software on your computer and perform the on-screen instructions to finish the setup.

If you’ve any doubts about the WD Black Performance Mobile hard drive setup, contact us.

WD Black Performance Mobile Hard Drive Setup