WD VIRTUAL CD 1110 USB DEVICE DRIVER

Once the utility has found your drive, click Configure Drive and then click Exit. I wanted remove the VCD partition, instead of hiding it. Then I booted that system up to an Xp install CD and then when given the option from the CD as to what hard-drive I wanted to install to I chose the MyBook and deleted the partition and then formatted it using the Install cd. Verify the attached drive’s serial number located on the back of the drive. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

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Before running the Virtual CD Manager, you must first update the firmware on your hard drive. Included on the “VCD” is the software required to enable and disable wf.

It is not possible to pll out the HDD in recent versions. I had to install their crapware to disable it.

Once the utility has found your drive, click Configure Drive and then click Exit. Even after downloading the VDC manager separately, it still devicf work because the drive has a password. This doesn’t answer the question at all.

Then I booted that system up to an Xp install CD and then when given the option from the CD as to what hard-drive I wanted to install to I chose the MyBook and deleted the partition and then formatted it using usv Install cd. Last WD drive I ever buy. The USB controller is integrated on the drive. Unzip the file and double click to open the Firmware Updater. A one liner for this: Successfully updated firmware tonight, and everything looks good so far.

Much better to not have the annoying software launching, but does anyone know of good instructions to eliminate the partition? It’s called “Virtual CD Manager.

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Two solutions to actually get rid of the VDC not just hide it: Then after VCD worked, the My Book was still read only, so I used the smartware which was still installed to erase everything already on the drive, and then deice finally worked like an external hard drive is supposed to and was read and writable and then I deleted the smartware software I had installed on my computer Unzip the utility Extract the file using an cdd utility.

Haase Jan 23 ’12 at Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions vevice Return it to the store and buy a different brand. It has its software installed on a “virtual CD” called “WD SmartWare” which shows virtuaal on the desktop any time the drive is plugged in.

There were two steps that actually seem to have done something. This would be more helpful if their SmartWare Software download worked. I know the password but I can’t figure out how to remove debice. The instructions at this link will allow you to disable the VCD firmware: Then after VCD worked, the My Book was still read only, so I used the smartware which was still installed to erase everything already on the drive, and then it finally worked like an external hard drive is supposed to and was read and writable and then I deleted the smartware software I had installed on my computer.

Click Continue to disable the VCD.

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Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Once tha formatting was done, I then canceled the CD boot and restarted my system.

This doesn’t really remove the partition, you know. I wanted remove the VCD partition, instead of hiding it. Gparted is a great utility, but it will not delete the VCD partition. Click Continue to update the firmware. Did this actually remove the hidden revice Note to others who might be thinking about trying this: