WD Internal Hard Drive Online Information User Guide

Online information guide for WD Internal Hard Drives.


Windows

Subject Answer ID Title
Information 18133 Warranty on Hard Drives Originally Sold With non-WD systems
Information 17874 Western Digital Use of Third-Party Software or Websites Disclaimer Notice
Information 11762 WD RED WD50EFRX/WD60EFRX or the WD Green WD50EZRX/WD60EZRX drive check for Windows
Information 11092 How to use the items included with a WD Black² Dual Drive
Information 11024 WD Black² Dual Drive Computer Compatibility List
Information 10477 The latching SATA Cable does not fit snugly when plugged into a WD hard drive
Information 9915 3.5-inch (SATA & SAS) form factor mounting screw depth change
Information 9758 Compatibility list for the WD Red NAS Hard Drive
Information 6592 Internal SATA 6.0 Gb/s drives are not detected by some motherboards
Information 6544 Free Fall Sensor and WD drives includes this feature
Information 5330 WD1001FALS model drive label shows incorrect jumper setting for 3Gbps PHY mode
Information 3892 WD IntelliPower drives comparisons vs. traditional 7,200 RPM drives
Information 3849 Explanation of exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table, FAT64)
Information 3840 What is a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) drive?
Information 3665 IntelliPower
Information 3641 What is spread-spectrum clocking (SSC)
Information 3589 Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
Information 1708 How to update Windows and macOS drivers
Information 1493 WD1600YS, WD2500YS, WD4000YS, and WD5000YS hard drives drop from RAID sets intermittently
Information 1486 How to properly handle Western Digital internal hard drives
Information 1484 How to properly dispose of hard drives
Information 1478 TLER feature on RAID Edition drives cannot be disabled
Information 1461 SATA II hard drives and compatibility with SATA I controllers
Information 1458 X-Ray security machines do not harm the data on a hard drive
Information 1431 Benchmarking programs indicate that my hard drive is performing slower than expected
Information 1352 Difference between WD OEM vs. Retail (RTL) drives
Information 1311 Support for NCQ and/or TCQ on WD SATA 3GB/s (SATA II) drives
Information 1291 A description of spread spectrum clocking for WD SATA drives
Information 1284 How to access Disk Management in Windows
Information 1217 Quick Format vs. Full Format during Windows installation or in Windows Disk management
Information 1215 Description of primary and extended partitions in Windows
Information 1087 S.M.A.R.T. attributes supported by WD EIDE and Serial ATA hard drives
Information 1080 Using adapters or converters on Serial ATA or EIDE
Information 1072 Explanation and the benefits of SecureConnect
Information 1058 Warranty on the replacement product is shorter than the warranty on the original product
Information 1055 Recommendations on how to back up data
Information 1000 How to determine your system BIOS version
Information 998 Using a WD EIDE drive in a removable drive bay
Information 996 Support for WD desktop drives in a RAID 0 or RAID 1 configuration
Information 987 Support for WD products in LINUX or UNIX
Information 974 Drive locking support on WDl EIDE drives
Information 958 How to enable and disable PM2 (power management) on WD SATA drives
Information 936 Operating System and BIOS limitations - 137 GB, 32 GB, 8.4 GB
Information 665 How drive reliability is measured and the MTBF of WD drives
Information 618 Warranty policy and online warranty services for WD products
Information 568 How To Tell If The Noise or Sound An Internal Drive Makes is Normal
Information 552 Benefits of a BIOS upgrade or a controller card
Information 536 How to access the system BIOS on a PC
Information 533 Issues regarding drives larger than 137 GB (128mGB binary)
Information 465 System overclocking and its impact on a drive's performance
Information 351 Error: "DISK BOOT FAILURE"
Information 309 Cannot boot to a floppy disk
Information 305 How to view partitions in Windows
Information 298 Benefit of creating multiple partitions in Windows
Information 286 Why data use more space on larger drives than smaller drives in Windows
Information 284 Benefits between 64 MB, 32 MB, 16 MB, 8 MB, and 2 MB cache drives
Information 7 Where to download software, utilities, firmware updates, and drivers for WD products

macOS

Subject Answer ID Title
Information 18133 Warranty on Hard Drives Originally Sold With non-WD systems
Information 17874 Western Digital Use of Third-Party Software or Websites Disclaimer Notice
Information 10477 The latching SATA Cable does not fit snugly when plugged into a WD hard drive
Information 9915 3.5-inch (SATA & SAS) form factor mounting screw depth change
Information 9758 Compatibility list for the WD Red NAS Hard Drive
Information 6544 Free Fall Sensor and WD drives includes this feature
Information 5330 My Cloud Active Directory join fails with "Failed to Lookup DC info - rpc:Login failure"
Information 3892 WD IntelliPower drives comparisons vs. traditional 7,200 RPM drives
Information 3849 Explanation of exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table, FAT64)
Information 3840 What is a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) drive?
Information 3665 IntelliPower
Information 3641 What is spread-spectrum clocking (SSC)
Information 3589 Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
Information 1708 How to update Windows and macOS drivers
Information 1486 How to properly handle Western Digital internal hard drives
Information 1484 How to properly dispose of hard drives
Information 1461 SATA II hard drives and compatibility with SATA I controllers
Information 1458 X-Ray security machines do not harm the data on a hard drive
Information 1431 Benchmarking programs indicate that my hard drive is performing slower than expected
Information 1362 How to access Disk Utility on macOS
Information 1352 Difference between WD OEM vs. Retail (RTL) drives
Information 1311 Support for NCQ and/or TCQ on WD SATA 3GB/s (SATA II) drives
Information 1291 A description of spread spectrum clocking for WD SATA drives
Information 1087 S.M.A.R.T. attributes supported by WD EIDE and Serial ATA hard drives
Information 1080 Using adapters or converters on Serial ATA or EIDE
Information 1072 Explanation and the benefits of SecureConnect
Information 1058 Warranty on the replacement product is shorter than the warranty on the original product
Information 1055 Recommendations on how to back up data
Information 1000 How to determine your system BIOS version
Information 998 Using a WD EIDE drive in a removable drive bay
Information 996 Support for WD desktop drives in a RAID 0 or RAID 1 configuration
Information 987 Support for WD products in LINUX or UNIX
Information 958 How to enable and disable PM2 (power management) on WD SATA drives
Information 618 Warranty policy and online warranty services for WD products
Information 866 How to test a drive for defects or problems on a Mac
Information 465 System overclocking and its impact on a drive's performance
Information 665 How drive reliability is measured and the MTBF of WD drives
Information 568 How To Tell If The Noise or Sound An Internal Drive Makes is Normal
Information 328 Blinking question mark when booting Mac system after installing drive
Information 284 Benefits between 64 MB, 32 MB, 16 MB, 8 MB, and 2 MB cache drives
Information 7 Where to download software, utilities, firmware updates, and drivers for WD products
Information 20446 Support for Enterprise Hard Drives in a RAID configuration

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