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WD SmartWare Pro for personal file backup
How do you want to back up?
When do you want to back up?
Where do you want to back up?
Back up to any external USB drive.
It's easy to bring back lost files.
Visual interface shows backup progress.
Acronis True Image WD Edition for system-level backup
Back up system files before upgrading your OS
Supported Operating systems
As the owner of a new My Book desktop hard drive, you can download the Acronis True Image WD Edition software for free from our support site and protect your critical system files. And because it's downloadable software, it doesn't take up any space on your My Book drive until you download it.
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You've taken the time to create it or capture it – everything that matters to you, from financial to sentimental. But you're just one system error, one spilled latte, one stolen backpack away from losing it all.
If it matters to you, make a second copy!
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Back up to an external drive.
* Dropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.
Examples of the number of photos, songs, videos and any other files that can be stored on a hard drive are provided for illustrative purposes only. Your results will vary based on file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors.
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.