Thread: My Book ext drive
04-06-2008, 04:25 AM #1
My Book ext drive
- Member Since
- Jan 27, 2008
- Derby. UK
- Imac 24in
not sure if im in the right section but,
i have an wd mybook 1tb ext drive and im not sure how to use it,
also, will this work with the pc as well as the apple at the same time.
thanks in advance
04-06-2008, 07:44 AM #2
- Member Since
- Sep 22, 2006
- 2 iMacs 17+20" 2.16GHz 2GB RAM 500MB HDD 256MB Graphic card. 60Gig 5th gen iPod with Video
Need a bit more info on this . Which Mybook have you got ?
WD do have some models ready to go with Mac (i.e. No Formatting needed)
If you are running Leopard on your mac make sure you download the latest Firewire driver from WD (Only available some models of My book)
If using Leopard you can just plug it in and tell TM to use the drive.
I have my 1TB partitioned into 3 parts I use 500 gig as my TM The others I use for a Bootable back-up and misc. stuff.
I'm not too sure about PC use as I don't use mine that way . Maybe you can format a partition for that. Maybe someone else can help you with that. Or maybe you can do a search on the forumNow with Leopard
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