Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

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?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 WD MY BOOK Premium Edition 1TB External

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
My Book World Edition
hi just install windows 7 7057 64bit and i cannot get it to see my book world 1TB drive on the network I think its to do with 128-bit encryption i have not come across this before thanks for any help :huh:
Network & Sharing
western digital my book external drive
hey i want to remove the virtual disc drive from my western digital my book and use it as a normal external drive.. i dont want to use the WD software.. ive heard that there is some way to do this, but i searched the WD website and couldnt find anything... has anyone else ever done this, or...
Hardware & Devices
My Book World Edition 1
my dad installed this on our network and i tried to access it. automatically, windows 7 tried to install the driver for it so that, obviously, it would work. but, it said something like "installation failed. more parts may be required" or something similar. so i decided to forget it. now, whenever...
Hardware & Devices
Home Premium Edition
Hi! I am running windows 7 home prem edition. I have attempted to add groups per tutorials on this forum. However, when I try to follow the basic/easy instructions a dialogue box pops up and tells me such options/features are not available through Home Prem Edition and to use the Users...
System Security
WD My Book World Edition - does it work in Seven ?
Hi, I can't install Mionet software to access the "blue rings". Has anyone solved it ? Thanks.

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:57.
Twitter Facebook Google+