Select Set Up Drive. WD has awful, awful customer service. Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Next, it is not uncommon to find Windows malware on external disks now and then. The Mac version seems to be wdc. Find More Posts by catkin. I wil keep coming back for sure.

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I think you are referring to “Smartware”. Our new article section wd virtual cd a usb device find out all you need to know with these easy to understand and helpful articles Because there is no VCD, these instructions do not apply to the product.

The drive will not load the VCD because it no longer exists. It’s more than just a software thing, it’s the one-size-fits-all decision 007a the vendor to jam moronity down users’ throats and make blanket rules about what and how the users should use the useless software.

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Wd Virtual Cd a Usb Device Driver Download

Acc to what I understood from Western Digital, the virtual CD drive partition cannot be usv, only disabled. In fact, autorun and autoplay are enabled by default, unless you take the steps to prevent them. Results 1 to 15 of 15 Thread: Oh, I will continue exploring and see if there’s an equivalent Linux utility that can murder ysb hidden partitions. Disk Utility only shows one partition. This is a common complaint from WD disk owners!


Let’s format the device and get rid of the unneeded stuff. Click here for Instructions instructions will appear below this table. The virtual disk will no longer load when the drive is connected.

Guess I am just stuck Defice cc use this site again?: I have always loved Western Digital products, they are stable, robust and durable and have always served me well, but Dvice cannot accept the automated demotion of my intelligence into a mindless yes-man. Note to others who might be thinking about trying this: The SmartWare can provide backup solutions that may not be available with the operating system in use.

Wd Virtual Cd a Usb Device driver installation manager was reported as very satisfying by a large percentage of our reporters, so it is wd virtual cd a usb device to download and install.

If Disk Manager in Windows doesn’t even recognize that there is a device plugged in, how can the VCD removal tools work? Reading online and consulting with friends who have already had to tackle this nonsense before, I found a handful of tips and tools that could help. Click Continue to update the firmware. Just try looking for the other one and put your stuff there.


It is not uncommon for preformatted disks to include an autorun file, which can trigger the execution of software on Windows machines with this functionality enabled.


Please register, and get one. I haven’t found anything that clarifies for me what “fuse” is or what it means devicw you say that the “VCD stuff used fuse to ‘present’ the disk.

Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0 Feb 14 Disconnect all other external drives from the computer except for the My Book or My Passport drive you want to update.

Join Date Jun Location California Posts 3, I was able to format the drive but at then end I discovered that only the partition had been formatted, the virtual CD was unaffected.

My drive now mounts as: The updater will scan the drive which may take a few minutes. Click on the Settings Tab.

Wd Virtual Cd a Wdd Device 1. Unzip the file and double click to open the Firmware Updater. So I don’t understand your point that “even a FAT32 disk has trouble at those sizes. I innocently tried to reformat the HDD and have gotten only bad results.

I checked the other brand new 1 TB drive – also bad!

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