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Western Digital My Book Essentials 2TB External Portable Hard Drive

  • Western Digital My Book Essentials 2TB External Portable Hard Drive
  • Western Digital My Book Essentials 2TB External Portable Hard Drive
  • Western Digital My Book Essentials 2TB External Portable Hard Drive
  • Western Digital My Book Essentials 2TB External Portable Hard Drive
PID: 58091
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Item Description

The world’s number one selling external portable hard drive features both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 connectivity for compatibility today and speed for the future. Visual backup software and password protection with hardware encryption ensure your data is protected. This sleek drive nestles neatly
on a shelf next to other My Book drives.

WD Quality Inside and Out

My Book External portable hard drive are the world's best selling drives. There's a reason. We've been making hard drives for 20 years and we know how to protect your data.

USB 3.0 plus USB 2.0

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.

See Your Life Safe in Once Place

Western Digital WD SmartWare visual backup software provides a visual display of your backup as it happens so you know your data is safe.

Up to 3 x Faster Transfer Rates

When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to three times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just three and a half minutes instead of 13 minutes.

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.

Planet Friendly

We designed a small box and used recycled material to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.


  • Next Generation Storage and Backup
  • Dual USB 3.0 and 2.0 Compatibility
  • WD Smartware Visual Backup Software
  • Hardware Encryption, Password Protection


Product Dimension (L x W x H) 13.5cm x 4.8cm x 16.5cm approx
Capacity 2 TB
Interface USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0
Operating System Windows/Mac
Data Transfer Rate Up to 480 Mb/sec
in USB 2.0 mode and up to 5 Gb/sec
in USB 3.0 mode
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C
Non Operating Temperature –20°C to 65°C
  • Formatted NTFS
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Mac OS X, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard (requires reformatting)
Package Content
  • External hard drive
  • WD SmartWare software (pre-loaded)
  • USB cable
  • AC adapter
  • Quick Install Guide
Package Dimension (L x W x H) 25cm x 22cm x 8cm approx
Package Weight 1.2kg approx

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