My Book Desktop Storage – Complete backup and storage.
Secure your precious memories on My Book desktop storage. This USB 3.0 drive is optimized for the fastest possible data transfer rates and provides a complete backup solution to protect your precious memories and your critical system files. Password protection with hardware encryption keeps your private stuff private.
My Book offers complete backup options with WD SmartWare Pro software for automatic and cloud backup and Acronis TrueImage WD Edition software for system-level backup.
Keep your private stuff private.
Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption.
Works great with Windows 8.
The WD Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Book drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music.
Ultra-fast transfer rates – My Book desktop storage is optimized for the fastest possible data transfer rates. Connect this drive to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port to access and save files up to 3x faster than with USB 2.0.
Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.
Massive capacity – With up to 6 TB capacity, there’s plenty of room to store and protect your precious memories and important files.
Automatic backup software – WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Select automatic, continuous backup to instantly back up your files. Or select the scheduled backup option to back up your files on your schedule and take control of your backup.
Local and cloud backup – WD SmartWare Pro lets you choose. Back up your files to your My Book drive or back up your files to the cloud using your Dropbox account.* You can also back up files from your Dropbox account to your My Book drive for extra protection.
*Dropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.
System-level backup – Acronis True Image WD Edition is an integrated software suite that ensures security of all information on your PC. It can back up the entire disk drive or selected partitions, including your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data. You can also use the software to securely delete any confidential data you no longer need.
Works great with Windows 8 – WD’s Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Book drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music.
Universal connectivity – With this single drive you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.
WD Drive Utilities – Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
WD quality inside and out – We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty.
- Transferring files in blazing fast speed with USB 3.0.
- Backing up your files to the local drive with WD SmartWare automatic backup software.
- Backing up your files to your Dropbox folder.
- Protecting your system-level files with Acronis True Image WD Edition backup software.
- Using with WD’s free Windows 8 app to easily discover your media files.
- Securing your files from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption.
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
- Connecting to the latest USB 3.0 devices to USB 2.0 devices.
What’s in the box
Desktop hard drive, USB cable, AC adapter, WD SmartWare Pro software, Quick Install Guide.
Formatted NTFS + Windows 8 or higher, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP operating systems
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
Features at a glance
- Ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity
- WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software
- Cloud backup through Dropbox
- Acronis True Image WD Edition system-level backup
- Free Windows 8 app
- Password protection and hardware encryption
- Up to 6 TB capacity