What kind of software do I need to back up my WD drive?
WD Backup (Support for WD Backup has ended. Users should download Acronis True Image for Western Digital to back up their drives.) WD SmartWare (Support for WD SmartWare has ended. Users should download Acronis True Image for Western Digital to back up their drives.)
Which is the best software for Western Digital?
Acronis True Image for Western Digital. GoodSync for WD. Install WD Discovery for Mac. WD Drive Utilities for Mac.
Are there any apps that back up Western Digital drives?
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How do I install a WD hard drive?
Installing a WD hard drive takes just a few simple steps. Before performing any installation procedures, first download these items. Open your computer. Mount the drive in a 3.5″ device bay. If your computer comes with mounting rails, you will need to install these first. Attach the SATA or PATA interface cable (not included).
Are there any Advanced Format WD hard drives?
WD drives with Advanced Format include special installation information on the drive label so be sure to read the label on your drive before installing it. WD is currently implementing Advanced Format technology on its WD Caviar Green line of products, beginning with the WD20EARS, WD15EARS, WD10EARS, WD7500AARS, WD6400AARS and WD5000AARS models.
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.