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Wd Backup Software

Western Digital (WD) My Book is an external storage drive that is used for storing your PC’s data. To back up the files to your My Book drive, you can use the WD Backup software. It will automatically protect the files, documents, images, and applications that are backed up in the My Book drive.

Carry out these steps to download and install the Wd My Book Backup Software on your Windows:

  • Open the default browser and go to the official WD site.
  • Click the Downloads tab and choose your OS.
  • Under Software for Windows, click the Add icon near the WD Backup section.
  • Next, click the Download button beneath WD Backup.
  • It supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista OS versions.
  • After downloading the WD Backup software, navigate to the Downloads folder on your computer.  
  • Extract the downloaded zip file and give a double-click on it to launch the installation.
  • Agree to the End User License Agreement and follow the on-screen prompts to finish the setup.
Wd My Book Backup Software

To create a backup on your WD drive using the Wd My Book Backup Software, follow these steps.

  • Connect your My Book drive to the Windows desktop using a standard USB cable.
  • On your Windows, launch the WD Backup software and click the Add Backup Plan tab.
  • Choose the WD My Book device to create a scheduled backup plan.
  • Click the Next button and select the Automatic Backup Schedule option.
  • On the Automatic Backup Schedule screen, specify the time and date for the automatic backup.
  • Click OK and choose the files you wish to back up from your computer.
  • After selecting the files in the Select Files to Baack Up screen, click the Start Backup button to create the backup plan.

You can also restore the backed up files on a different computer using the below-mentioned steps.

  • Connect the My Book drive to the computer.
  • Make sure that you have installed the WD Backup software on the computer.
  • Launch the WD Backup software and select the Click Restore Files to restore files from a previous backup option.
  • Next, click the Restore Files button and select the My Book drive to restore the backup files.
  • Select the location for restoring the files and click the Select Files to Restore button.
  • Choose the date you have backed up the data and select the folders you wish to restore.
  • After selecting the files, click the Restore button and wait until the restoration is complete.
  • For assistance in downloading and installing Wd My Book Backup Software, Click the Call button provided on this web page