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WD, a Western Digital company, is a long-time innovator and storage industry leader. As a storage technology pacesetter, the company produces reliable, high-performance hard disk drives and solid state drives. These drives are deployed by OEMs and integrators in desktop and mobile computers, enterprise computing systems, embedded systems and consumer electronics applications, as well as by the company in providing its own storage products. WD’s leading storage devices and systems, networking products, media players and software solutions empower people around the world to easily save, store, protect, share and experience their content on multiple devices. WD was established in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.wd.com.

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I have Western Digital external hard drive, now all of sudden when I plug the hard drive it gives me the error

You need to format the disk in drive G: before you can use it.

I ran…

Give your grad a cloud of their own!

With up to 8TB of storage, give your favorite graduate their own personal cloud to centralize all their photos, videos and music in one safe place. They can save, sync and share all their stuff, and automatic photo backup helps free up space on their smartphone and tablet.

Fairly simple question I think:
I have three SATA HDDs in my system.  The mobo does have the one HD LED connector that I use, however I would like to see each individual HD have it's own LED.



School is back in session! The beginning of the school year is a fresh slate. One way for students to get started on the right foot is to get organized.


Before you start a podcast of your own, you’ll need to get the right equipment. To help you get started off on the right foot, here’s a list of the four critical items you’ll need to start your own podcast.


Previously, we learned about how professional data recovery experts can recover lost data from a damaged or compromised hard drive (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/28564/What's-Possible-with…


I have two Western Digital "My Book" desktop drives that I have been using to back up data on my Windows 10 computer (I've been using them since Windows 7).  All of a sudden, when I plug them in, they…



I want to back up a folder on my C drive to my D drive, here on my Windows 7 laptop.  My D drive is my Western Digital "My Passport" Ultra.

When I clicked on the D drive, I got an "Access…


Before I left on my recent vacation to float, boat and waterski on a lake in Minnesota for a week, I checked my phone to make sure there was enough room for photos of my obsession: sunsets. There wasn't. Has this ever happened to you?


Backwards compatibility is an amazing thing that let us keep playing our favorite games, even when we upgrade our consoles. An external hard drive adds storage to compatible gaming rigs in a few easy steps.


From individual freelancers to a staff of full-timers, creative professionals are continually creating new content for clients.

Save on storage to protect fatherhood memories

You're the dad who has everything. This Father's Day, make sure your family memories are protected. My Passport Ultra has automatic backup and password protection to keep your cherished photos and videos safe. With up to 3TB, you have plenty of room to hold the adventures ahead.

Over the last few years, video game fans have found a new favorite pastime: Watching and creating live-streaming gaming sessions. Twitch.TV has emerged as an industry leader in making game streaming painless for those looking to share their Starcraft matches or Fallout mods.


Let’s face it, any data that’s not backed up frequently is in danger. And when data loss happens to you, it can seem like the end of the world.


WDLabs is proud to engage with makers and innovators creating projects of their own. As a part of this outreach, WDLabs provided the Honey Bee Gardens Hive Project with free WD PiDrive 314GB test samples. Take a look to find out more about this electric bee hive project!


Your wedding is a big day and a big deal. Whether you have ten guests or 350, it’s highly probable that you and your sweetie will be posing for a lot of pictures and videos. By the end of it, your faces might even hurt from smiling so much!


What happens if your PC crashes? What would you do if your MacBook® computer is stolen? What if you accidentally drop and shatter your cell phone? Without a backup plan, you could lose all your music, all your videos, and all of your financial documents – years of memories gone in an instant.


The cloud. It seems like a mystical place where your photos, videos and other important files float around waiting for you. The truth is that all of the files you save on “the cloud” are saved on a physical server in a remote datacenter.


A great video game hard drive not only stores all the games you play, but also loads them quickly. So, how do you know what type of drive has the best value? Which drive is big enough for your game collection, and fast enough to keep load times to a minimum?


I'm upgrading a database server running MS SQL 2005 and would like some analysis/comparison of the following hardware with regard to best practice/performance.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfiel…


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I have a doozy of a problem and cannot figure it out. I have a bunch of mp3 files stored on a Western Digital MyBook World Edition. I want to add them all to an iTunes Library however, a go…

New My Cloud Pro Series - organize everything!

With space to keep virtually everything, the My Cloud Pro Series offers your team the network storage to edit, save and share production files from anywhere with an internet connection. Compatible with both Mac and PC, you're able to protect your content regardless of OS.

Windows XP Pro is able to detect the external enclosure, but it cannot detect the hard drive that is connected to it.  the hard drive is a 250GB, IDE connection, Western Digital and the external anclo…


OS: Windows XP Home Edition

I am installing secondary 30GB Western Digital Hardive  in my Dell Dimension 2400. When I reboot my system it gives F1 to start windows and then in the Bios setting, the h…



I currently have a Western Digital WD400JB 40Gb 7200RPM ATA/100 8MB Cache hard drive and I am going to get another hard drive as a slave just to store all my music on (they take up a lot of sp…


I bought a western digital passport external hard drive a few months back and didn't face any problems regarding its usage, now when i connect it to my pc with win xp, it just hangs or my display turn…


In choosing between these two HD's at the same price, would I want to give up am 8mb buffer for the second one that has Fluid Dyamic Bearings, but only a 2 MB buffer?  How important is the buffer?


When i install the HD into the USB case it starts to spin up and then stops. It just keeps on doing that no matter what the jumper configuration is. Western Digital told me that my drive was no good s…

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