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I want to auto sync files between wd my book world and two pcs on home network (one xp, one vista) so that I can always access files even when offline from either laptop. Any ideas? WD have indicated product is not compatible with Windows sync for Vista.

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  • westfields23 Oct 07, 2010

    This is actually regarding the 1TB edition not edition II

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SOURCE: WD My Book Essential -- Can't find drivers

It should not really need drivers in Win2K or Vista, you might have a problem with your USB drivers. Go into device manager, remove any devices under the USB heading and reboot. All the drivers should reinstall and hopefully your MyBook will come alive again. Otherwise, try the MyBook on a friend's computer, if it doesn't work there then the MyBook may be faulty itself.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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SOURCE: My WD 500GB My book (world edition) keeps going offline

For Gods Sake!!!

DOES NO ******* BODY on the internet knows what about the vista X64 Drivers for this ******* WD 500GB thing i bought???? OMG? Mionet. Lazy bastards. GO WORK ON YOUR PRODUCTS AND ACTUALLY START RUNNING A REAL SERVICE & SUPPORT

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

SOURCE: Offline mybookworld (WD)

Mionet is the software for the WD HD that runs on your router. I changed router and installed a "new World book". Works now.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: My WD 500GB My book (world edition) keeps going offline

Is your drive warm/hot like mine was/is ?
Mine dropped offline 2 or 3 times a week.
Put a small fan blowing on it.... been up for two weeks now.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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SOURCE: WD 2 TB external HDD asking for password

log in from administrator see if your anti virus's or your windows fire wall is not interrupting if not solved go to run in the start menu type command "chkdsk" "netuser administrator (the password you want to give)"

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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When you are out of the local network where your NAS drive is, the only choice you would have is the web interface of Mionet. Eventhough you may have installed the desktop version of Mionet tool on a remote PC, I don't think you can access through that desktop tool. Sorry !!!

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-No WD Anywhere allows 5 users I think.
This could only be the solution, if you installed WD Anywhere on other PCs before

Check out the MioNet site, think they give options for new users.
if this is not the problem, I don't have a solution by now.

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Is your drive warm/hot like mine was/is ?
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