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2TB MyBook Essentials USB 3.0 External Hard Drive


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Put your digital life on the sleek, high capacity My Book Essential external hard drive. With WD quality and USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity, this drive is designed for today with tomorrow in mind.Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility - A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you're ready.
Up to 3x faster transfer rates - When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just 3 minutes instead of 13 minutes. (Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.)
WD quality inside and out - For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our first concern is keeping that data safe.
WD SmartWare™ software - You're in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all.
Automatic, continuous backup - Works quietly in the background to protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file it's instantly backed up.
Password protection for privacy - Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and encryption. (An unencrypted model is available for those countries that restrict the sale of encrypted drives.)
Planet friendly - We designed a small box that uses recycled material and minimizes waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
2TB capacity
Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
Connectivity today; speed for tomorrow
Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
Automatic, continuous backup
Hardware encryption, password protection
Package Contains:
External hard drive
USB cable
AC adapter
WD SmartWare™ software
Quick Install Guide
System Compatibility:
Formatted NTFS
Windows' XP, Windows Vista', Windows 7
Mac OS Leopard or Snow Leopard (Requires re-formatting and will work in USB 2.0 mode)

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