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Windows 7: WD MY BOOK Premium Edition 1TB External

15 May 2009   #1

Winows 7 Pro, 64 bit
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. External works fine on Win 7 but the Raid software that allows you to configure does not work.

Anyone else running this external disk?

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15 May 2009   #2

XP/win7 x86 build 7127

yes, but not as RAID.

have you tried installing the software in compatibility mode, or troubleshoot the software?
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15 May 2009   #3

Winows 7 Pro, 64 bit

Just found out WD has done away with the button manager program and has a new manager program. You also have to upgrade the firmware in the drive. I could not get it to upgrade in Win 7 so I booted into Win xp and did the firmware upgrade. I was then able to install the manager software in both Win xp and Win 7. So now everything works. All updates downloaded from WD.
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