How do I install WD My Book?

How do I install WD My Book?

Getting Started with the WD MyBook Drive

  1. Plug in the power supply to the wall/powerbar and to the drive.
  2. Plug the USB cable between the computer and the drive.
  3. The drive should now turn on.
  4. Look for the new hard drive in My Computer.
  5. Double click on it and then on “WD Apps Setup”.

What is WD installer?

Description. This installer – WD Drive Utilities and WD Security, are contained within the WD Drive Utilities and the WD Security zip files and installs custom Western Digital software for WD USB and FireWire enabled external hard drives under Macintosh computers.

What does Macos journaled mean?

A Mac OS Extended volume can be journaled, which means that the operating system keeps a continuous log (journal) of the changes made to the files on the volume.

How do I enable journaling on my Mac disk?

Enable journaling

  1. Go to Applications > Disk Utility.
  2. Select the volume or drive on which journaling is to be enabled. If the volume is formatted with Mac OS Extended (Journaled), journaling is already active.
  3. Select the File menu option.
  4. From the dropdown list, select Enable journaling.

How do I enable journaling on Mac terminal?

If, despite the warning above, you wish to turn on journaling, open a Terminal window and type “sudo diskutil enableJournal /” (without the quotes). Enter the admin password at the prompt. This enables the journaling feature. To disable the journal, type “sudo diskutil disableJournal /” (also without the quotes).

Which is the best software for WD installation?

The Data Lifeguard Tools software includes the Acronis True Image WD Edition (ATIWD) which will assist you with your hard drive installation and management; and the WD diagnostic tool which allows you to perform different diagnostic tests on your drive.

What do I need to install WD diagnostic tool?

Secure the drive with the four screws provided. Attach the power supply cable. Close the computer and turn it on. Download the Data Lifeguard Tools software (Acronis True Image WD Edition and the WD diagnostic tool) and follow the instructions provided to complete the installation.

What can I do with the new WD app?

With just one click of our new WD app, all your content is instantly displayed and organized so you can easily browse your photos, watch your videos, play your music and share it all with friends and family. It’s just one more way WD brings your media to your fingertips. © 2013 Western Digital Corporation.