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  • User Manual - Page 2

    ...Visit our product support website at support.wdc.com and choose from these topics: • Downloads-Download drivers, software, and updates for your WD product. • Registration-Register your WD product to get the latest ... WD for support, have your WD product serial number, system hardware, and system software versions available. North America English Spanish 800....
  • User Manual - Page 4

    ... SmartWare Icon...36 Using the My Book Icon ...37 Using the Drive Power Button ...37 Displaying the Drive Serial...Health ...47 Using the Drive with Windows ...49 Reformatting the Drive ...49 Installing the Drive on Windows Computers...49 Installing on ... Computers ...50 Installing on Windows Vista or Windows 7 Computers ...52 Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on Windows ...54 Using the ...
  • User Manual - Page 5

    ... Drive ...61 Frequently Asked Questions...61 A Installing an SES Driver ...63 Installing on Windows XP Computers ...63 ... the Driver Automatically ...63 Installing the Driver Manually ...65 Installing on Windows Vista Computers ...67 Installing the Driver Automatically ...67 Installing the Driver Manually ...68 Installing on Windows 7 Computers...70 B Compliance and Warranty ...
  • User Manual - Page 7

    ... systems. Support for multiple devices-One installation of the software supports up to three WD drives (My Book or My Passport drives with WD SmartWare software). Important: For the latest WD product information and news, visit our website at www.westerndigital.com. For the latest software, firmware, and product documentation and information, go to http://...
  • User Manual - Page 8

    ...AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Quick Install Guide AC Adapter USB Cable My Book Studio or Studio LX Drive... Compatibility Your My Book Studio or Studio LX disk drive and the WD SmartWare software are ... service pack (SP). For Mac computers, go to the Apple menu and select Software Update. For Windows computers, ... Start menu and select Windows Update. Disk Drive Format Your My Book Studio or ...
  • User Manual - Page 15

    ... a backup, the software guides you through a simple two-step WD SmartWare software installation process. If a newer version of software is available, the system will automatically alert you. WD highly recommends using the latest version of software, especially on a new installation. After the installation is complete, the WD SmartWare software will either: • ...
  • User Manual - Page 54

    ...BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL 8 1 Using the Drive with Windows The My Book drive is preformatted as a single HFS+J partition for compatibility with Mac OS X... following topics: Reformatting the Drive Installing the Drive on Windows Computers Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on ... a Mac drive: • 3645 for Windows XP • 3647 for Windows Vista • 3322 for ...
  • User Manual - Page 55

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Installing on Windows XP Computers To install your My Book Studio or Studio LX drive on a Windows XP computer: 1. After physically connecting the drive as shown in Figure 4 ... continue to "Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on Windows" on page 54. Note: If you do not want to install the WD SmartWare software, go to "...
  • User Manual - Page 57

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Installing on Windows Vista or Windows 7 Computers To install your My Book Studio or Studio LX drive on a Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer: 1. After physically connecting the drive as shown in Figure 4 on page 8, click Cancel to close the Found New Hardware screen: Note: The WD SmartWare software will install the ...
  • User Manual - Page 58

    ... of this procedure and continue to "Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on Windows" on page 54. Note: If you do not want to install the WD SmartWare software, go to "Getting Started Without the WD ... Storage: Note: WD SmartWare software is provided in the form of a virtual CD (VCD) drive on your My Book drive. The VCD displays on your desktop and behaves just like a...
  • User Manual - Page 59

    ...player is installed on your computer, the screen is animated. 7. Continue to "Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on Windows" in the next section. Note: If you do not want to install ...install ...THEN click ... The full version of the WD SmartWare software, with Install WD SmartWare. continuous... your drive, Install Drive Settings. The full version of the WD SmartWare software and...
  • User Manual - Page 62

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Using the WD SmartWare Icon After you have installed the WD SmartWare software (see "Getting Started with the WD SmartWare Software on Windows" on page 54), the WD SmartWare icon displays in the Windows task bar. By clicking the icon, you can: • Open the WD SmartWare software • ...
  • User Manual - Page 65

    ...SmartWare Software If you do not install the WD SmartWare software, you can still use your My Book as an external hard drive. In ... forego these performance features and get started without installing the WD SmartWare software: 1. Click Do Not Install at the What ... without Install if you still do not want to install the WD SmartWare software. • Go Back if you have changed...
  • User Manual - Page 66

    ... format the drive in Windows XP and Vista Install, partition, and format the drive to Mac OS... drive from Mac GPT to Windows Vista NTFS format Obtain and reinstall the original software ... External USB/FireWire FAT32 Formatting Utility from support.wdc.com/download. Frequently Asked Questions ...USB 1.1 speeds due to an incorrect driver installation of the USB 2.0 adapter card or a system that does not ...
  • User Manual - Page 68

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL A 1 Installing an SES Driver If you do not install the WD SmartWare software, you must have an SES driver installed on computers running Windows to keep the hardware popup wizard from displaying every time you connect your My Book drive to your computer. Note: The SES Driver is installed automatically when you install the WD SmartWare software ...
  • User Manual - Page 72

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Installing on Windows Vista Computers After you physically connect the drive as shown in Figure 4 on page 8, the Found New... Yes, search online this time only to allow Windows Vista to connect to Windows Update: Windows Vista automatically: • Connects to Windows Update • Finds, downloads, and installs the SES driver INSTALLING AN SES DRIVER - 67
  • User Manual - Page 74

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL 4. Browse to Computer and: a. Double-click the WD SmartWare VCD drive. b. Double-click the extras folder. c. Select WD SES Device Driver. d. Click Next: 5. When the installation completes, click Close: INSTALLING AN SES DRIVER - 69
  • User Manual - Page 75

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL Installing on Windows 7 Computers After you physically connect ...drive as shown in Figure 4 on page 8, use the Windows 7 Computer Management utility to install the SES driver: 1. Open All Programs and click Computer ...Under Computer Management (Local), click Device Manager > Unknown Device and right-click Update driver software: INSTALLING AN SES DRIVER - 70
  • User Manual - Page 76

    MY BOOK STUDIO AND STUDIO LX USER MANUAL 3. Click Browse my computer for driver software. 4. Browse to Computer, double-click the WD SmartWare VCD drive, double-click the extras folder, and select WD SES Device Driver: 5. Click Next. 6. When the installation completes, click Close: INSTALLING AN SES DRIVER - 71
  • User Manual - Page 81

    ...service 74 WD SmartWare icon Windows 34 WD SmartWare software 7 Windows disconnecting the drive safely 58 flashing icon alerts 58 restarting WD SmartWare ...status check 57 temperature check 57 uninstalling WD SmartWare software 59 WD SmartWare icon 57 Windows Vista/Windows 7 installing drive on 52 Windows XP installing drive on 50 S Security drive settings 42 Serial number 37 Set preferences screen...
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