USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 CompatibilityWestern Digital My Book Essential features universal compatibility with widely-used USB 2.0 and next-generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0. When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port, the drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0.
WD SmartWare SoftwareWestern Digital My Book Essential offers the WD SmartWare software that provides automatic, continuous backup and data retrieve through a visual control center. In addition, the software lets you customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings and more. And if you prefer, you can choose not to use the software at all.
Password ProtectionWestern Digital My Book Essential provides password protection and encryption for securing your data from unauthorized access or theft.
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Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
Automatic, continuous backup
Password protection and hardware encryption
Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup
Adding extra storage space for photos, videos and music
Securing private or sensitive data with password protection and hardware encryption