I bought a WD My Book Essential 3TB USB 3.0 to cover all by backups for the near future.
One thing I always require on a external HDD is a power button to have to unit plugged in, but turned off when I so desire.
It looked like WD offered my this, but as you all may know, the power button needs SmartWare which is a major resource hog. Me not like, but what to do? Anyone found any way around SmartWare? I malied the support and asked if there was a firmware update in the works, but tech guy said there wasn’t. He would forward my request to the dev team thou…
Is there something to be done in the meantime? I guess not, but asking is free.