This software be used in the WD My Book World Edition Hard Drive. A copy of the GPL be found at the following link: Hello, Recently I found an old nas (WD MBWE 2) in basement and I wanted to repair it. So, the thing is that one of the drives is dead and. This firmware upgrade installs Debian Lenny on a 1st generation MBWE only (i.e. Bluerings edition). Since , firmwares come in 2 editions: v1x and.

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    My Book World Edition Firmware

    If you have not done so, download and unzip (if it is in File format) the file above to a location you will remeber. Turn on your My Book. Similar situation is with WD My Book World Edition I White Light or with my previous HDD that has stopped working. How to recover or rebuild firmware of. Re: Network complications with My Book World firmware Options. Monday. I found a solution on a nother post located here.

    However its performance takes a hit when transferring a lot of small files and a premium remote access account costs extra. A front-mounted white light doubles as an operation indicator and capacity gauge. It is quite thick for a single-bay external hard drive, but the extra room allows it to be passively cooled through perforated holes on the top and back, eliminating the need for a noisy fan. This worked well, as it hardly heated up during operation. Upon connection, the MyBook World Edition automatically configures a public share, a Twonky media server and a direct link to the Web interface, all available by browsing the network. Along with basic backup software, Western Digital also provides access to its proprietary remote access service, MioNet. Available through software or a Java-based Web interface, MioNet allows you to transfer files remotely from various computers and devices, as well as publicly share folders with other MioNet account users. The software has removed file type restrictions since we last had a look at it , but there are still some limitations.

    Now, safely remove the hard disk from windows computer and ready for the next step. Drag both into the desktop and extract the mbwe.

    Scripting must be enabled to use this site.

    There are 4 information require to be fill. Next step will explain how to get this info in graphical order.

    Open mbwe folder and verify that folder contained 4 file as above. Open mbwe-config. Four things that needed attention.

    After the action above, follow step-by-step instruction from terminal until firmware installation complete. Most of these, like variable spin speed, aren't user configurable, but the Web interface allows you to enable or disable the hard drive's standby mode shutting down the hard drive when idle.

    WD My Book World Edition - Firmware Updates

    The strongest results for the MyBook World Edition were seen in the high-definition playback tests, where it achieved Write-focused operations weren't as speedy The Content Creation test averaged 7.

    Our real-world transfer testing reflected the drive's strengths.

    The NAS device achieved a write speed of When we tested it a second time using 18GB worth of 1MB files it was noticeably slower, writing data at 8. If the Windows Logo testing prompt appears, click "Continue Anyway", and then click Finish in the hardware wizard.

    Western Digital MyBook World Edition (1TB)

    This will start the Western Digital updater and extract the firmware files to a temporaty location. The updater must be running during the following steps as when it is closed it will automatically delete the firmware files we need to fix the MyBook.

    Don't click any buttons on it and just leave it running. If it cannot find any devices, click the "Scan USB" button. Click the "Select Flash" button.

    Set the Speed to 64nS, then click OK. When this has completed, click the Scan USB button once again.

    The Updater should then prompt you to "Select a Configuration File". This file and the one in the next step are the temporary files created by the Western Digital Update as mentioned in the first step. A second prompt will appear, asking you to select a Firmware file.