WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive - 2 TB, Black

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  • Connection: USB 2.0 & USB 3.0
  • Hardware encryption
  • Backup software included
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The 2 TB WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive is perfect for all your everyday backup needs and plays host to super-fast USB 3.0, automatic backup software and hardware encryption.

Rapid transfer rates

This streamlined black My Book Hard Drive has a generous 2 TB storage capacity that gives you all the freedom you need to safely store your personal and vital documents. The Western Digital My Book can store up to 500,000 songs or 400,000 photos.  

Compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems, this drive can easily be formatted to suit your needs. Enjoy incredibly fast read and write speeds with USB 3.0 or make the most of backwards compatibility with USB 2.0.

WD's Windows 8 app ensures this hard drive works especially well with the Windows 8 operating system. Your multimedia library is automatically displayed and conveniently organised so you can easily locate the files you need.

Those with a Dropbox account can also synch the My Book with Cloud storage for extra peace of mind and anywhere file access from all your devices.

Protect what's important

Another advantage of the Western Digital My Book External Hard Drive is the WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software, which makes safe storage hassle-free.

SmartWare Pro works quietly in the background to help protect your data without draining your PC's resources and gives you the option between continuous or scheduled backup, so you can protect your data in a way to suit you.

With Acronis True Image WD Edition, your files are backed up on system level so you can restore your device in the event of a system crash or restore files after they have been corrupted or accidently deleted.

This 2 TB Western Digital My Book also boasts password protection and data encryption for added security.

For a durable hard drive with advanced protection for your files, choose the 2 TB WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive.

Product code: 096689

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Type External
Capacity 2 TB
Power supply Mains
Colour Black
Device connectivity
Wired connection USB 3.0
Compatibility - Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
- OS X
Password protection Yes
Data encryption Yes
Automatic backup Yes
Dimensions 170 x 49 x 139 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 890 g
Box contents - WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive
- AC power adapter
- USB cable
- Quick install guide
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years