The compact WD easystore portable hard drive comfortably fits in the palm of your hand. It has enough space to store and share your documents and supports USB 3.0 connectivity. This article will explain "How To Use WD Easystore On Windows 10". So, let’s get started!
Some of the key features include
High capacity storage
Up to 5TB capacity
Before Starting ensure that you meet the System requirements for setting up external hard drive.
Unboxing The Hard Drive
Open the hard drive package.
Check all the components present in it.
Take out the WD easystore portable hard drive from the box.
Connecting The Hard DRive
At first, turn on your computer.
Using the supplied USB 3.0 cable, connect your drive to your computer.
Now, the drive appears in the utility.
Next, you need to initialize the device. Continue reading the instructions in the upcoming sections to complete the WD Easystore On Windows 10 Setup.
Initializing your WD Easystore portable hard drive
On your Windows 10 computer, click the Start menu.
Click File Explorer or press Windows + E.
In the left navigation bar, select This PC and then right-click on it.
Select Disk Management. The Disk Management window appears on the screen.
The Initialize Disk Wizard pops up immediately.
Click the OK button. The initialization process starts, and your drive will be initialized.
A black bar is displayed with an unallocated label.This shows that you have successfully initiated the hard drive.
You can also create multiple partitions and format your drive.
Partitioning and formatting the WD Easystore
On your computer,click the Windows icon at the bottom left corner.
Select Disk Management. The Disk Management window appears on the screen. You’ll find the unallocated pane with a black bar on top. Right-click on it.
Click New Simple Volume and then click Next.
Select your volume size and then click Next.
When asked to select the file system, select the NTFS file system and then select the Perform a quick format checkbox.
Finally, click Finish.
Install WD Easystore Drivers On Windows 10
To begin with, open a web browser.
Visit the official WD website.
Go to the products page and then select your external hard drive.
Click the Downloads tab and scroll down.
Select the software under the Windows section.
Click Download. Wait until the software is downloaded.
Now, install the software and follow the on-screen prompts to add WD apps and back up your data to WD easystore.
Setup Made Easy!
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