WD 4TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 4TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 4TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Includes AC Adapter
  • 256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
With the 4TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD it is easy to back up important files and create system backups using the included WD Backup software for Windows or Time Machine for Mac. In addition to simplifying the backup process for both Windows and Mac computers, this hard drive features 256-bit AES hardware encryption to ensure stored files remain secure. The My Book Desktop drive features a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers and comes exFAT formatted for Windows and Mac, making it easy to get up and running in no time.
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WD Desktop External HDD Overview

With the 4TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD it is easy to back up important files and create system backups using the included WD Backup software for Windows or Time Machine for Mac. In addition to simplifying the backup process for both Windows and Mac computers, this hard drive features 256-bit AES hardware encryption to ensure stored files remain secure. The My Book Desktop drive features a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers and comes exFAT formatted for Windows and Mac, making it easy to get up and running in no time.

Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system. Reformatting is required for use with Apple Time Machine.

General Features
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 your photos, videos, music, and documents.
Password Protection with Hardware Encryption
The My Book drive's built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security tools helps keep your content private and safe. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password.
WD Reliability
Millions of people around the world trust their data to My Book desktop storage. Designed to meet WD's requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and reliability, they back up the trusted My Book desktop storage with a limited 3-year warranty.
Watch the Power of My Book Come to Life
We live hectic lives and generate tons of digital content. My Book desktop storage has massive storage capacity so you can confidently back up the files that make up your digital life.
Do More with Discovery
Included WD Discovery software connects to popular social media and cloud storage services, like Facebook, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Import your photos, videos, and docs to the My Book drive to help preserve your online life. WD Discovery can also be used to manage your drive with WD Drive Utilities.
May require reformatting for other operating systems
Easy to Use
My Book desktop storage is ready to use out of the box so you can start transferring files, saving your memories, and backing up right away. It comes with all the software you need to help protect your data, including WD Backup and WD Security software, and is compatible with Time Machine.
Compatibility
Formatted exFAT for out-of-the-box compatibility with Windows 10 and 8.1, plus macOS 10.13 and later
UPC: 718037850788

WD Desktop External HDD Specs

Host ConnectionUSB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Inputs/Outputs1 x Micro-USB (USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1)
Storage CapacityTotal: 4 TB SATA 3.5" HDD
Pre-FormatexFAT
External Enclosure
Security FeaturesKensington Security Slot, Password Protection
Environmental ResistanceNone
Electrical
Power SourceIncluded AC Adapter
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
General
Dimensions6.7 x 5.5 x 1.9" / 170.6 x 139.3 x 49 mm
Weight2.21 lb / 1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.775 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9 x 8.15 x 3.65"

WD Desktop External HDD Reviews

Disappointed, it was not what I asked for

By R Nall
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-26

I called Western Digital and asked for a HD compatible with my Tivo Edge and was told this My Book was what I needed. I have yet to get it to work with the Tivo

Great External Drive

By Jim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-20

The WD My Book Desktop is a great external drive to use as a back-up drive. I opted for the 16TB drive to allow room for future expansion and flexibility. The drive works seamless in the background as expected and does the job as expected.

a lot of storage with a good price

By Yuantao
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-15

you need this if you are in a wedding business.

Go for a better drive

By DannyVIDEO
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-27

This drive is faulty and not reliable AT ALL. Buy only if you plan to use it for non important things. Things you would not need in the future and don't care about. This drive WILL stop working on you. RANDOMLY. I only use this drive when I am in office. It sits on my desk. I am in a IT secured room where there is all sorts of IT equipment. Some how my drive just doesn't work at all. Randomly it will turn on other times it won't.. I DO NOT RECCOMMEND THIS DRIVE AT ALL!!

Slow, but works fine.

By nothacking
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-12

Access speeds are quite slow, as usual with spinning rust. Works out-of-the-box with linux.

Once again WD and B n H win.

By Raymond
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-06

Superfast shipping overnight, packaged well, no damage, my first 12TB WD harddrive and its fast read and write, very impressive, no noise and built tough, had it for over a week and it hasn't disappointed me, I got it backing up tons of stuff and its doing a great job, thank you WD and B n H for a job well done.

FAILED

By Robert
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-25

This drive failed after a couple hours of use. Drive spins up, you can hear the arm making a clicking sound.

Easy Setup

By Rene
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-21

So far so good the setup was easy seems faster then older versions but too early to tell.. Price was right shipment was very fast.

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