Most raid arrays used in backup devices dont actually have a dedicated parity drive, but store user data and parity data across all volumes. Boost your desktop storage performance with a dual drive storage system using the wd my book duo 4tb dualdrive raid storage. Western digital has announced the 20tb my book duo, the companys highestcapacity desktop hard drive ever. Go to the hp customer support software and driver downloads page. If a lets identify your product to get started page displays, select your computer type. This versatile nas features multiple raid configurations, password protection, 256bit aes volume encryption and upwards of 32tb in storage capacity. I have already emptied the good disk in the my book pro ii. Integrated backup softwarethe wd smartware pro software works quietly in the. Hi all, ive had an issue for some time with my intel 8 seriesc220 chipset family sata ahci controller. The hard disk also comes with the raid program that organizes all the files stored onto it, and maximizing the memory of the device. Now bought a new external which is the my book essential 4tb which i transferred all the files from my 2tb. Or read this wiki article for a quick education on the various raid levels and their uses in data storage in short, a raid is a set of physical volumes configured via hardware or software to appear as one volume of data. Switch to raid1 configuration for redundancy and to mirror data on the wd red drives inside. On some usb controllers, however, the device id reported by the raid controller is incompatible with the raid controller driver, and so the raid manager software never sees.
Enter a dell service tag, dell emc product id, or model. Upgraded my os into windows 8 and plugged in the external storage drive and didnt need to install drivers and the likes. Wdg2tp0n my book pro edition ii hard drive array storage pdf manual download. Now what i would like to do is replace the velociraptors with 4x wd red 4tbs and put it in a raid 5 config and run 2 samsung 250gb 840 evos in a syba dual ssd caddy. Western digitals my book lives on with the pro model being the quickest external raid storage solution created by wd.
To get a storage driver click load driver raid 0 furulevi. My book offers complete backup options with wd smartware pro software for local and cloud backup and acronis true image wd edition software for system level. For additional questions regarding samsung premium care, please call 18663719501. Dear forum, i just got done building my first pc in a long while and things have changed considerably since the 1990s. Western digital my book connection to windows 10 microsoft. Featuring blazingfast transfer speeds, local, cloud and systemlevel backup options, hardware raid and password protection, my book duo is the ultimate storage solution offering the capacity and security you need.
Wd my cloud ex2 ultra 0tb 2bay external network storage nas. Download the latest drivers, software, firmware, and diagnostics for your hp products from the official hp support website. Windows 10 wd mybook not recognized anywhere on my dell. The wd smartware pro software upgrade extends the backup function to nonwd drives, unsupported wd drives, and a remote dropbox folder. Hi, i cant install mionet software to access the blue rings. The my cloud pro pr4100 is the companys premium 4bay nas solution designed for creative teams and small businesses looking to streamline their workflow. This dualdrive device features blazingfast transfer speeds, encrypted. Ideally i would like a 2tb firewire drive for external storage with a possible raid, a 1tb or required amount for a scratch disk and another 1tb drive for time machine i have been looking at the gtech series as well as the wd my book series. Wd service and support should you encounter any problem, please give us an opportunity to address it before returning this product. Replaceupgrade a hard drive in my book pro ii, premium ii. The storage system comes with proprietary raid 01 support offering speeds of up to 360mb. Dec 02, 2016 the my cloud pro pr4100 is the companys premium 4bay nas solution designed for creative teams and small businesses looking to streamline their workflow.
My book desktop storage is optimized for the best possible data transfer rates. If youre prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Complete backup equipped with wd backup software for windows and apple time machine compatibility for mac, the my book desktop hard drive can back up. This western digital my book hard drive offers builtin 256bit hardware encryption and optional password protection for peace of mind. Unless otherwise stated, all performance claims are based on theoretical performance. The pro edition my books contain all of the features of the premium.
My book duo user manual about your wd storage device 1 about your wd storage device my book duo premium raid storage provides the quickest way to transfer, save and protect your photos, videos, music and other massive files to free up valuable space on your computers. Had my my book pro 2tb for almost 7 years and is still working. Mar 08, 2016 today, aftermarket mac upgrade specialists owc announced that the longawaited pcie flash storage upgrades for late model mac laptops are now available. The my book is the brands premium desktop storage device, with variants reaching up to 12tb in storage capacity. Mar 02, 2009 hmm this has more or less made up my mind. I ordered a owc opitical drive replacement bay for my stock 750gb hdd. My book pro 2 not visible at raid manager external. Identify your product to get the latest available updates. All current software, firmware, and drivers for the surface pro 3.
It does offer a scan to fix it but wd does not recommend it without backing everything up on the laptop hard drive first. Everything you need to know about raid drives pro tools. Reply to us with the information, so that we can assist you better. Jan 12, 2018 the interactive transcript could not be loaded. A usb typec port with all cables included makes it universally compatible supports. With the unique design of an integrated thunderbolt cable providing both power and performance, my passport pro portable raid storage is ideal for creative professionals in the field. The my book duo drive has massive capacity for storing photos, videos, documents and music. Im thinking instead of a 1tb fusion with a slow 5400rpm hdd and ssd. Full product description, technical specifications and. From the list of available software and driver categories, find the software or driver. If you hear the term raid and immediately think of world of warcraft, then leave now and go back to your guild.
I use driver genius to scan my drivers for updates and i got a message. Theyve been handy mainly for redundant media backups that i store offsite. My book for mac my book studio my book pro premium storage premium storage professional raid storage capacities 4 tb 6 tb 2 tb 4 tb 6 tb 12 tb interface usb 3. In the list of hardware categories, find and expand universal serial bus controllers. This will write a blank mbr, you will lose any data on the hard drive if you did have anything on it. Western digital my book duo user manual pdf download. Lg534ua for samsung print products, enter the mc or model code found on the product label. When i stumbled upon the turbo drivers a month ago, i decided to take the risk. Unfortunately, in the case of consumer electronics, onboard raid. Wd my book duo 4 tb premium raid storage tigerdirect.
Rightclick every device under the universal serial bus. Hp pcs downloading or updating software and drivers hp. Western digital my book external hard drive my book is a series of external hard drives produced by western digital. My book raid manager is a shareware software in the category miscellaneous developed by western digital technologies. With up to 12 tb of storage and up to 435 mbs transfer rates, large files can be backed up, transferred and edited faster than ever. The intel rapid storage technology intel rst driver 17. Wd smartware pro local and cloud backup software fullsystem backup password protection with hardware encryption secure your precious memories on my book desktop storage. Page 1 my book premium raid storage user manual my book duo user manual placeholder.
My book is a series of external hard drives produced by western digital. My book raid manager runs on the following operating systems. Triple interface dualdrive storage system with raid. Wd my book premium edition 1tb external above is configured for raid 0 or stripping and is a 1 tb as opposed to two 500 gb. But with the new windows 10 i get a black window in the lowerright that says the drive does not work. It was working perfectly fine but then one day it was unmounted from. Jan 21, 2014 western digital 4tb usb hard drive 4tb hard drive preformatted as ntfs capacity in windows. Its 5 gbps data transfer rate enables fast copying of files, and its automatic backup software can be set to fit any schedule. Tom rafterys vision things to come western digital my. My book drives are designed to look like a standard black hardback book, with the exception of the. Raid0 mode provides superfast performance with up to 360mbs2 sequential read speeds using the usb typec port. View and download western digital wdg2tp0n my book pro edition ii hard drive array user manual online.
I ran into some serious issues with my wd my book duo raid hard drive. I am just waiting to buy the right disk to upgrade the enclosure with, in case. Apr 19, 2010 just wanted to know why if i have the store bought upgrade, i can install 32 bit version no problem, but when i run the 64 bit clean install it never gets past the allocating partitions, first it was a raid problem found the driver, it recognised the driver but then said it couldnt find themthe drive was in the box, but wouldnt let me do anything, then i could mes with the partitions. I have a few of the western digital my book studio ii external raid enclosures. Product overview secure your precious memories on my book desktop storage.
My book pro combines the power of dual 20gbs thunderbolt 2 ports, usb 3. Ok so i just installed a samsung 840 250gb ssd in my main bay in my early 2011 15inch macbook pro. Insert the external hard disk and check if the driver is getting install or not. Setting up raid when the operating system is already installed. If your product is not listed above, please visit the product page. You can migrate the data from a single hard drive to a raid volume that includes that hard drive and the new hard drive s. This, without access to the wd external drive, is impossible. But now im thinking about a second samsung ssd instead. Owc introduces aura pcie flash storage upgrades for late.
Simply put, raid 0 gives you one 8tb logical drive, jbod gives you two. After returning this defective product i purchased the gtechnology version as a replacement. Also possible in advanced raid systems you can increase the size of a raid setup by adding bigger disks, this is not an option in any wd my book, im sure. Official hp drivers and software download hp customer support. My book pro storage combines the power of dual 20 gbs thunderbolt 2 ports, usb 3. When finished, fix the hdd back on your machine and. Dec 18, 2019 to update your surface with the latest drivers and firmware from the download center, select the. Buying new computers products, whether online or instore takes a lot of research, finding the right product, at the right price, from the best retailer and one that delivers the best features and from a reputable brand. Essential edition, home edition, office edition, mirror edition, studio edition, premium edition, elite edition, pro edition, av dvr live edition, and the world edition.
Raidoptimized firmware is perfect for twodisk array systems with auto management of drive operations to help ensure readwrite cycle data integrity. The wd 2tb my book desktop storage drive securely holds large amounts of data for backup purposes or as a hard drive expansion. Wd 4tb my book studio desktop external hard drive usb 3. This high performance external storage system extends your storage capacity by up to 8 tb, and provides faster data transfer rate up to 290 mbs to help you maintain your system. Under computer management local, click device manager unknown device and rightclick update driver software. The western digital my book pro ii has an internal raid controller, which uses a specific wd driver. So what you lose in storage space in a raid 5 array, you gain in insurance against data loss.
The spacious 8gb western digital my book duo desktopclass. This unit allows you to add one or two hard drives to be configured either as total storage for maximum capacity jbod or in raid configuration where one drive continuously backs up the other for data backup and redundancy. I am a bit confused as to what sata mode i should use to run for best performance, in fact i have no clue. Intel memory and storage tool cli commandline interface. You can also create a new raid volume using the newly added hard drives.
Western digital announces 20tb my book duo raid desktop. A usb typec port with all cables included makes it universally. Use the intel rapid storage technology user interface to create a raid volume. Transfer, save and protect your photos, videos, music and other massive files to free up valuable space on your computers. Im running win10 pro 64 and updated earlier this year from win7 pro 64. This is a very good option if youre looking to have a networkbased storage drive or network accessible storage. My book pros thunderbolt 2 ports let can daisy chain up to six additional devices, such as two 4k monitors, additional storage devices or videoediting peripherals.
This allows for more efficient usage of available disk space, especially as more drives are added to the array. Type the model name of your computer, and then click submit. When highperformance digital storage is critical to get the job done, this high capacity dualdrive boasts speeds as fast as 233 mbs for hd video, user. Browse to computer, doubleclick the my book duo device, doubleclick the extras folder, and select wd ses device driver.
Store files securely with this 4tb western digital my book hard drive. You need this driver working before you can see the hard disk devices. My book desktop storage has massive storage capacity so you can confidently back up the files that make up your digital life. Activating your free upgrade installs the wd smartware pro software on this computer and provides email delivery of an activation code that you.
Downloads for intel rapid storage technology intel rst. Alternatively remove your hdd, slave it to a machine which already has windows and format the drive using ntfs file system. The plug n play design makes the drive easy to use. Oct 15, 2015 also possible in advanced raid systems you can increase the size of a raid setup by adding bigger disks, this is not an option in any wd my book, im sure. It was initially added to our database on 10292007.
Hello to all, i am wanting to upgrade the storage in my mac pro. One additional easy work around if you have the my book premium ii buy another drive identical model on ebay and replace the drives with your drives especially important if you are running in raid 0. The my book duo is more of a premium home backup drive. Western digital 4tb my book external usb hard drive youtube. Promise pegasus32 r6 24tb raid system previous gallery image. Apr 16, 2010 wd my book world edition does it work in seven. The my book duo drive comes with raidoptimized wd red drives inside to deliver highspeed, quality storage to rely on. Wd my book duo 8tb dualdrive raid storage boost your desktop storage performance with a dual drive storage system using the wd my book duo 8tb dualdrive raid storage. Links to drivers for other surface devices are in the details section below. Gtechnology 1tb gdrive mobile ssd rseries storage next gallery image. The my book premium ii, pro ii, and studio ii edition hard drives use a. Downloadsdownload drivers, software, and updates for your wd product. This high performance external storage system extends your storage capacity by up to 12 tb, and provides faster data transfer rate up to 290 mbs to help you maintain your system disk space by transferring all your media.
The intel rst cli pro utility can be used to perform. Multiple dualdrive storage configurationsselect raid or individual drives modes. Buy 8tb my book pro raid external from walmart canada. Currently i run 4x wd velociraptors 160gbs in raid 0 as my boot volume with a 2tb and 1tb in the optical drive bay.
Windows 10, 64bit windows server 2016 intel rstcli pro for intel optane memory. I recovered all my data and bought a new enclosure and junked the wd my premium ii. This is a little disappointing, because seagate drives come with a ntfs driver for the mac that lets you. My book pro storage brings performance, reliability and the. The pro edition mybook is marketed as a raid solution that can be used as a backup device.455 1197 1504 650 865 560 264 399 493 1096 75 1424 552 700 1110 1102 343 1193 1082 554 556 370 635 1441 1205 560 511 547 1021 1499 59