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WD Anywhere Backup ™ Release Notes for Version 4.50.6554 These release notes provide information on

WD Anywhere Backup Release Notes

for Version 4.50.6554

These release notes provide information on WD Anywhere Backup™ Software product update.

These release notes provide information on the following:

Version 4.50.6554

Version 4.50.6354

Version 3.50.4590 (initial release)

Installation Procedure

Revision 4.50.6554:

New Features:

None

Features Fixed:

Backup job reports complete after power failure when files remain.

Revision 4.50.6354:

New Features:

Removed red X from upper right of auto-registration window

Ability to back up of files with long path names supported by Windows

Added hover images for Create and Restore options and plan panel options

If WD drive/NAS cannot be detected during auto-registration because no response is received, WD-branded software will try again and then auto-register and track the occurrence to see how often this happens

Universal 32-bit installer that works on 64-bit machines

MioNet support - Re-establish connection to backup plan over WAN via MioNet 3.6

Windows 7 supported

Features Fixed:

Path or Filename too long should be reported once but not put on retry queue (Long path names are now supported)

Interrupted backup causes files to be queued indefinitely

Retry pending files does not appear to be happening every 2 minutes

Can't find attached drive for backup

Can continue with no email address, but "Keep me up-to-date" checked

Add support for Win Server OS to backup Admin user

Revision 3.50.4590: Initial Release

Features:

Automated registration process for WD drives

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Passport III, 2.5” Elite

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My Book Essential

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My Book Office

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My Book Home

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My Book Mirror

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My Book Studio

Shadow copy feature to backup .pst file while open

Shield icon to button for elevated mode in Vista

'Yes or No' update dialog box for user to select 'Yes' if they want to upgrade to the latest version in installer.

Show File Backup Status option to display toaster message to report successful/failed file backups

Show Daily Backup Summary option to display toaster message every 24 hours to report total number of files backed up and pending for all backup plans

Check for updates at application launch. If available request user for approval, then download and install

Drop down list for 1-click backup destination. Display NAS drives then external HDD by space available

Friendly name to 1-click backup destination dropdown list

NAS detection for 1-click backup

Show file content for unencrypted files on attached drives when user double-clicks on a file in the Restore app

Create backup plan option from system tray

Installation Procedure:

For Windows:

1. Unzip/uncompress the files using some type of uncompression software like WinZip.

2. Open the folder(s) that you have unzipped/uncompressed, and double-click on the setup file, which is usually Setup.exe.

3. Choose which language you want for the installation and left-click on Ok.

you want for the installation and left-click on Ok . 4. It will then start the

4. It will then start the InstallShield Wizard. Left-click on Next.

then start the InstallShield Wizard. Left-click on Next . 5. This is the End User License

5. This is the End User License Agreement. If you agree, left-click the I accept the terms of the license agreement and then left-click Next.

6. The Installer will then install WD AnyWhere Backup on your computer. WD Anywhere Backup™

6.

The Installer will then install WD AnyWhere

Backup
Backup

on your computer.

6. The Installer will then install WD AnyWhere Backup on your computer. WD Anywhere Backup™ Release

7. When the install is done, you will get the following Window. Click on Finish to close the installer.

WD AnyWhere

Backup
Backup

should now be installed and ready to use. If you need help to set up your

backup
backup

please see the following article:

Answer ID 3530: How to set up a backup with WD Anywhere Backup on a computer .

Note: If you receive any type of error during the install of the software make sure that you have the latest Windows updates and Service Packs. You can also reboot your computer to get a fresh load of Windows and then try the install again. If you still have issues with installation, please Contact Us.

For Mac:

1. Unzip/uncompress the files using some type of uncompression software like Stuffit Expander.

2. Open the folder(s) that you have unzipped/uncompressed and double-click on the WDAnyWhereBackup.dmg.

and double-click on the WDAnyWhereBackup.dmg . 3. This will open the install package. Double-click on WD

3. This will open the install package. Double-click on WD

AnyWhere Backup
AnyWhere
Backup

to start the installer.

the install package. Double-click on WD AnyWhere Backup to start the installer. WD Anywhere Backup™ Release

4. You may get a popup letting you know that the package has a program in it and if you want to continue. Click on Continue.

in it and if you want to continue. Click on Continue . 5. At the Installer

5. At the Installer introduction screen, click on Continue.

At the Installer introduction screen, click on Continue . 6. This is the End User License

6. This is the End User License Agreement. Click on Continue.

7. If you agree to the terms, click on Agree . 8. The next step

7. If you agree to the terms, click on Agree.

7. If you agree to the terms, click on Agree . 8. The next step is

8. The next step is to choose the location that you want to install the program to. By default it should choose the Internal drive, which is where it should be installed. Click on Continue.

9. It will then verify that this is where you want to install the program.

9. It will then verify that this is where you want to install the program. Click on Install.

10. You may be asked to authenticate in order to allow the install to proceed.

10. You may be asked to authenticate in order to allow the install to proceed. Type in your Name and Password. Then click on Ok.

Type in your Name and Password . Then click on Ok . 11. The software will

11. The software will then be installed.

12. The install should be finished. Click on Close to close the install wizard. When

12. The install should be finished. Click on Close to close the install wizard. When the install wizard finishes, your web browser may open to a web page. If you are not interested in reading it, you can just close it.

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