WD 1TB External HDD Question & Help

  Audio~~Chip 12:31 PM 10 Nov 11
Locked

Hello

I have just purchased a WD Ext 1TB HDD My Book Essential Model. Ok, I have plugged in the Ext HDD & Power, the drive installed drivers on XP Fine and I opened up the WD SmartWare Drive showing in My Computer. in their it shows a number of System files and WD related little programmes. I have installed the WD SmartWare software which enables you to choose back up options etc.

The WD HDD has also put in another drive called My Book. I am using the WD Software to back up my nearly full 160GB C Drive Docs etc to the Ext Drive.

Am I correct and is this correct that the "My Book" which is the partition generated from the WD software holds all the Back-up docs at it show the size being 930GB Total Size and the "WD SmartWare" showing size of 442MB and full.

Firstly the missing 70GB I think is normal can someone please confirm. Also is it correct that the WD main drive partition has all these files and progs on total of 3 Folders, AutoRun, Virtual CD Manager, WD SmartWare EXE, Unlock Utility.

With my older Freecom 500GB Ext HDD's I am use to seeing 1 single Drive in My computer.

I thank you all for taking time to read and help me with the above in advance and will call back later today to read my replies.

Cheers

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get free stuff for Android: Amazon Underground offers genuinely free Android apps and free…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Swedish schoolkids use Minecraft to redesign Stockholm city centre

Apple's special event invitations decoded: A look back at 13 of Apple's most cryptic invites