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Western Digital Internal Hard Drivers

The driver software is used to finish the final setup process. You have to install your WD Internal Hard Drive drivers on your system after finishing the hardware setup process. Then driver software is available on the CD. You can also download the WD Internal Hard Drive driver from the official site of the product. Install the driver software on your system and utilize your WD hard drive as per your need. To get more remote assistance on how to install the WD Internal Hard Drive on your system, click the Call button available on this screen.

Western Digital Internal Hard Drive Setup

 

Usually, the WD Internal Hard Drive setup process is quite simple and easy to perform. If you are going to set up the new Western Digital Internal Hard Drive, first, unpack it. You can find a user guide, driver software CD, and other components related to the WD Hard Drive inside the package. Install the WD Internal Hard Drive on your system by referring the hard copy of the quick setup guide. After that, you have to install your WD Hard Drive’s driver on your system to finish the setup process. Install the driver by following the instructions displayed on the screen. After the driver installation, your WD Drive is ready for use.

Western Digital Internal Hard Drive Types

  • The Western Digital Internal Hard Drives are of six types. They are WD Blue, WD Green, WD Black, WD Red, WD Purple, and WD Gold.
  • For general purpose storage, the WD Blue Hard Drive is best. The WD Green can also be used for general purpose storage. However, the performance is quite slow compared to Blue. The WD Green hard drive is more eco-friendly. 
  • To perform or create gaming, media, and content, the WD Black hard drive is good. The Red WD Hard Drive is useful for NAS systems. If you want the drive which can perform 24/7, then WD Purple is the option. WD Gold is more powerful among the six. The multitude of Datacenter-specific applications are used in the WD Gold Hard Drive. 
  • Purchase the WD Hard Drive that fills your requirement from the manufacturer’s.

Installing Western Digital Internal Hard Drive

To know how to install the Western Digital Internal Hard Drive on your Desktop device, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • Switch off your Desktop device.
  • Remove the side cover of your Desktop system’s CPU.
  • Locate the empty drive bay. Now, take the Western Digital Hard Drive out of the static shielding bag.
  • Make sure not to unpack the hard drive until you are ready for the installation.
  • Handle the hard drive by touching the sides only.
  • Avoid touching the circuit board of the hard drive.
  • Now, go to the system’s CPU, and take the mounting sled out.
  • Place the Western Digital Hard Drive into the mounting sled.
  • Make sure that the WD Hard drive is mounted correctly.
  • After that, insert the drive into the empty bay.
  • Now using the SATA Interface cable connect the WD drive to an open SATA port on the motherboard.
  • Connect the power supply cable present inside the CPU to the WD drive.
  • Before closing the cover, check if the wires are connected tightly.
  • Now, boot up your system. After your system is booted, click Start followed by Computer --> Manage.
  • Tap the Disk Management option available at the left-hand side of the screen.
  • To initialize your WD Hard driver, follow the on-screen instructions.
  • After the initialization is done, right-click anywhere in the free allocated space of the drive section and select the Create partition option.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the drive setup process.
  • Once you have done the setup, your WD Hard Driver is ready for use.

Western Digital Internal Hard Drive Firmware Update

  • You can update your Western Digital Internal Hard Drive’s Firmware easily. 
  • Launch the Western Digital Hard Drive window.
  • Click Drive Management --> Firmware Update --> Update SSD Firmware.
  • Now the Confirmation screen appears, click the Proceed button on it to begin the firmware update process.
  • The WD Hard Drive Firmware download process begins.
  • Once the firmware file is downloaded successfully, a dialog box will appear on the screen. Now click the Shutdown Later or Shutdown Now button per your need.
  • You can also check if there is an update available for your WD Hard Drive.
  • On the WD window, click Tools --> Firmware Update --> Check for Update.
  • The dialog box with the There is new firmware available for this drive message will appear on the screen if the firmware update is available.

Western Digital Internal Hard Drive For Laptop

To know how to install the Western Digital Internal Hard Drive on your Laptop system, follow the quick steps given below.

  • Get the Western Digital Blue Hard Drive from the WD Store.
  • Make sure not to take the Hard Drive out of the package until you ready for installing it on the laptop.
  • Check your user manual before opening the system. Sometimes, opening the case can affect the warranty of the system.
  • Before you start the installation, make sure to back up your information from your system to any one of the external drives.
  • Now, switch off your laptop if it is turned On.
  • Unplug the power cable from the laptop.
  • Turn the laptop backward. Now you have to remove the battery from your laptop.
  • Remove the battery and keep it aside.
  • Now, take the cover off, and remove the current drive.
  • Some drivers will be inside the carrier. To take the drive from the drive’s caddy, you have to unscrew the drive.
  • Now, unpack the new WD Hard Drive, and place it in the drive’s caddy.
  • Attach the screws as it is and replace the caddy into the empty drive bay.
  • Close the cover, reinsert the battery, and turn on your laptop.
  • Once your system is turned On, insert the software CD into the laptop, and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the setup.

Western Digital Internal Hard Drive For Macbook Pro

You can use the Western Digital Internal Hard Drive Green for your MacBook Pro device.

  • Get the Western Digital SSD drive from the WD store.
  • Install the new WD SSD drive on your system by referring to the user guide of the drive and your system.
  • After finishing the hardware setup process, install the Western Digital SSD Dashboard on your MacBook Pro system.
  • You can download the WD SSD Dashboard from the manufacturer’s site.
  • After downloading, open it, and begin the installation process.
  • Choose your language from the drop-down menu and click the Install button.
  • Wait for a few minutes so that the driver installation process gets complete.
  • Once the WD SSD Dashboard is installed successfully on your system, click the Finish button.
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Western Digital Sata Internal Hard Drive

If you are looking for a drive that can rewrite and transfer data at high speed, then WD SATA Internal Hard Drive is the best.

  • Purchase the Western Digital SATA Internal Hard Drive from the WD store.
  • Before you install the WD SATA Internal Hard Drive on your system, make sure to back up all the information.
  • Now, switch off your computer and remove the system cover.
  • Take the current hard drive. If no hard drive is present and then the place it correctly.
  • Now, unpack the WD SATA Internal Hard Drive and place it in the mounting frame.
  • After mounting the WD SATA Internal Hard Drive correctly, connect it to your system’s motherboard using the SATA Interface cable.
  • Now, close the cover. Boot your computer.
  • Once your computer is booted, click Start --> Computer --> Manage --> Disk Management.
  • Now the Initialize and Convert Disk window will open.
  • Locate your WD drive, right-click on it, and select the Initialize option.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to finish the initialization process.
  • After completing the initialization process, click the Finish button.
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Western Digital Internal Hard Drive Not Detected

  • If your Western Digital Internal Hard Drive is not detected by the system, check if the SATA Interface cable is connected properly.
  • Make sure that the initialization process is done correctly.
  • Check if there is any defect in the internal hard drive.
  • On your system, click the Windows icon and type the Windows Memory Diagnostic command.
  • Press Enter. Now the Windows Memory Diagnostic dialog box will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Restart now & check for problems (recommended) option.
  • After your system restarts, check if the WD Hard Drive is displayed on the screen.

If the WD Internal Hard Drive is not displayed, then contact the technical experts by clicking the Call button available on this screen.