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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2010
    Question strange HD icon appeared
    Could someone tell me what the attached icon means?
    When I first plugged in my HD (it is Western Digital btw), it was a typical orange HD icon.
    Now it's got this strange meter/gage image next to it. I don't know what it means.
    Could use your help!
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  2. #2

    s2odin's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 23, 2010
    C2D 2.26 | 500GB Seagate Momentus | 2GB 1066 (soon to be 8)
    Does the drive have some kind of Turbo feature?
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  3. #3

    osxx's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    Could be part of the new WD Smartware if this is a Studio with the storage name and size

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    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    Looks like a HD icon from icon factory. Sure you did not download it and forget?
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2010
    mouriked strcet
    no turbo feature, it's a 2TB WB My Book for Mac
    brand new, only about 1G on it
    and i havent downloaded any icons
    i just worried there might be something wrong w the drive? it'd be good to know before backing everything up on it
    have you seen this before?

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2010
    sorry WD*

  7. #7

    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
    Down Under :D
    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    It definitely looks like one of their smartware images

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