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Wd My Book Complete Setup

If you are the one who is looking for an external hard drive that can store all your personal information with built-in security tools, then the WD My Book drive should be your choice. This external hard drive comes with WD Security tools. So, all your data will be stored securely. Follow the steps below for Wd My Book Setup

Most of us go for a reliable long-term product. In such cases, WD My Book also fulfills it by helping the users to meet their requirements, such as durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. The WD My Book provides a massive storage capacity ranging from 3 TB to 14 TB. If you are looking for a large storage drive, then you can go for this drive.

The WD Discovery software is another highlighting feature of this external hard drive. The WD Discovery software can be used to manage all your WD drives, and it is popular among all the WD users. But, do you know you can also use the WD Discovery software to access your social media accounts and cloud storage services? Yes, you heard it right. You can access your data from popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Dropbox, and cloud service like Google Drive using WD Discovery. The best part is that the WD My Book drive is ready to use, once you connect it to your computer.

Is WD My Book drive compatible with my OS?   The WD My Book external hard drive and its WD Drive Utilities & WD Security software are compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, & 10 and Mac’s Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Captain.  Currently, the WD Backup software is only available for Windows OS users. This hard drive kit contains the following components:

Wd My Book Setup
  • WD My Book drive built-in with the WD Backup, WD Drive Utilities, and WD Security software
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • AC adapter
  • Quick Install Guide

Try to keep your Windows or Mac computer OS up-to-date to get the highest performance and reliability while using the WD My Book drive. Now, let’s see how to do Wd My Book Setup for the first time. 

The physical set up of this drive is simple. You need not spend more time on this.

  • First, connect your WD drive directly to an electrical outlet. Avoid using a surge protector for connectivity.
  • Now, you can notice that the Power or Activity LED on the drive lights up.
  • Once this happens, power on your computer.
  • Using the USB 3.0 cable provided with the kit, connect the drive to your computer.
  • Now, go to your computer’s file management utility listing window.
  • If the WD My Book drive is listed, the physical connectivity is completed successfully.
  • Now, check if the WD Apps Setup file is listed for your drive in the file management utility window.
  • If yes, you can begin the software installation for your drive by double-clicking on it.
  • Now, you will see the window titled Welcome to the WD Software Installer appear on the screen.
  • In this window, you can find a list of software available for this drive.
  • To continue the software installation of this drive, click the Next button.
  • Now, a screen prompting you to choose the Installation Type will open.
  • You can choose anyone from the suggestion based on your wish.
  • After selecting your choice, just follow the instructions as displayed on the screen.
  • If you have done the My Book drive software installation successfully, the Installation Complete window will appear on the screen displaying three options such as Back up files, Set Security, and Manage your drive.
  • At the bottom of the same window, you can find the Register your product command line and the Finish button.
  • WD recommends registering your product for the latest updates.
  • Click the Register your product command line to register the product.
  • Otherwise, skip it and click the Finish button to close the installation window. If you need a remote assistance regarding Wd My Book Setup, click the call button.