Installing WD Link in Windows

IMPORTANT Important:
  • WD Link supports My Book Live and My Book Duo
  • WD Link supports the following Windows Operating Systems

    • Windows 2000 with SP4
    • Windows XP with SP3
    • Windows Vista with SP2
    • Windows 7 with SP1
    • Windows 8

  • WD Link in Not Supported on macOS
    macOS users will need to use Bonjour to map their drives. For assistance using Bonjour, please contact Apple.
  • WD Link Does Not Support My Book World (Blue Rings), (White Lights), or My Cloud product lines

The WD Link Discovery Software is used to map (assign) a drive letter to a WD Network hard drive such as a My Book Live or WD ShareSpace.
For assistance mapping a drive letter using this software please follow the instructions below:



  1. Download and unzip the WD Link software.
  2. Run WDLinkSetup.exe
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  4. Close all other applications you may have running and click Next.
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  6. Read the End User License Agreement (EULA) and click I Agree.
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  8. Select the location you would like to install the file to, and click the Install button.
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  10. WD Link will now install. Wait until the progress bar has completely filled.
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  12. If you wish to run WD Link right away check the Run WD Link checkbox.
  13. Click the Finish button to close the installer. WD Link is now installed.
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