WD SmartWare

Doesn't work in 10.8

Works fine in 10.7

WD SmartWare

Supports iCloud

Secured by Gatekeeper

Supports retina graphics

WD SmartWare icon

Available on the Mac App Store
Not available on the Mac App Store

Software to control or unlock encrypted external Western Digital drives.

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ACL / permissions system in OS X 10.8 Gold Master have changed significantly in comparison to 10.7 … even the latest update to smart ware which works in 10.7 will not instal and even with forcing it to install will ultimately not function nor recognize your My Book drive under 10.8

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[ Stephen]StephenAnonymous 26 Jul 2012 18:41

I'm just confused as to why WD Smartware did not prepare for update? It's been announced for nearly a year. My external HD is now completely inoperable on two systems.

This is the last time I purchase a WD HD.

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[ eflittle]eflittleAnonymous 27 Jul 2012 20:41

Follow this link. It updates to 1.3.4.x.

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Lion (10.7) Comments

JerryJerryAnonymous 23 Aug 2011 13:21

Has any one tried the updated 6/14/2011 Version

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[ Dave]DaveAnonymous 02 Sep 2011 14:12

I'm on and it appears to be working correctly. It appears that the drive may be on it's way out after a month however as SMART Test is failing both in Lion and Snowleopard.

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