When tested from an iPhone or iPad outside of the office, the devices were quick to connect to the My Book Live and were able to access files immediately. The unit is fanless which is great for low noise output - the vents appear sufficient to keep the drive cool inside. Share Description Enter a brief description of the share to remind yourself of what it contains. Please select and accept your settings before you continue. The next few chapters step you through the procedures for using the My Book Live dashboard. My Book drive content Same as the content gauge for your My Bookdrive on the Home gauges tab display. That may seem obvious, but not every personal cloud device is created with the same attention to simplicity and ease of use.
The term of your limited warranty depends on the country in which your Product was purchased. Western Digital really hit all marks with this network device, offering an all-in-one media serving package for home and mobile devices. If you want to create a private share for the user, in the Share Access section on the right panel, click the Create new share button. I just figured I'll follow every post of yours till I can find a solution but I'm stuck. Remember, always back up anything you care about! Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. Open Box items usually do not come with manufacturer or vendor warranty or technical support.
See Figure 8 and Table 1 on page 16 for a brief functional description of the Home tab displays. Drives may be damaged by rough handling, shock, or vibration. Follow the steps below to connect the My Book Live to a home or small office network. The note at the bottom say that it must detect correct size in order to continue. Cons: It was never stable. When the installation completes, click Close:. Go to the first sector Ctrl-Home and search in the Forward direction.
The only thing is … it is taking forever to copy started yesterday night , and it will take probably one or more days to finish. Now you've got double-safe protection for all your media and ultimate peace of mind. I tried linux machines with custom built kernels. Before I do that, I just want to make sure that I will end up with a drive that I can use. A window will pop up when you open the program on your computer with the 6 file type tabs. Navigate to the Home screen, and select the icon for the media content you wish to access. The back of the drive contains the Ethernet port, power input, Kensington lock and recessed reset pin.
User Detail and Share Access display in a panel on the right. I just figured I'll follow every post of yours till I can find a solution but I'm stuck. If presented with an authorization screen, select Guest and then click Connect to display the Public share: 3. I executed the steps as described in this article but got the same error message as Nick comment from May 27, 2015. I'm done screwing around with this thing. The Connectivity Status must be Ready or Connected.
Your My Book Live drive is ready to use and is accessible as a drive letter, enabling you to drag and drop files into your drive and move files from it to any computer in your network that has been set up according to the instructions in this chapter. Using the Western Digital My Book hard drive facilitates our lifes, you can take your favourite media data or any important files to anywhere when you need them. From there it's time to configure the drive for backups, remote users and the like. To enable Web Access, make sure that the Enable Remote Access check box is checked in the Configure section of the Remote Access Page. Click Apply Changes to create a custom backup plan and refresh the content gauge for your My Book drive. I can't imagine what you are seeing in the middle of the drive, unless it's a repeating pattern of 16 bytes.
If there are no errors, the recovery operation begins and a progress bar appears. Another set of technologies improve the browsing experience and personalize it. See Figure 12 and Table 5 on page 26 for a brief functional description of the Help tab display. Complete all required settings indicated by red asterisk and any optional settings, as follows: Share Name Assign a name to the share. I wanted to scan it with minitools as it will recover data with folder structure as the drive have thousands of files sorted in many folders and the data will be useless without a folder structure.
Creating a User The Administrator can create users and limit what shares they can access. Select the Remove security option. Some manufacturers place restrictions on how details of their products may be communicated. Move the pointer over or click to select your My Book Live drive and display a submenu: Figure 1. The drive automatically powers up and mounts to your computer.
Pros: Size Cons: Promised features that never work. After it has scanned it lets you preview recovered files. It will enable you restore all your deleted, corrupt, resized lost data. As far as having another drive to recover to, I can't help you there. After that, launching the software displays the Home screen so you can choose what you want to do.
Description This download contains the latest version of the My Book Live Setup installer for Mac. The fact that you can see sector 0 means that the drive is not totally dead. Click the Create new user button in the Share Access section on the right. The fact that you can see sector 0 means that the drive is not totally dead. Alerts on Windows Figure 4. For example, if the share contains financial information, you may want to deny access to your children. Tap a file to display its contents.