My Book Essential 2TB: How do I customise the folders that I want to back up?

Hi all,

I just got my MB Essential yesterday, quite excited now that I can back up my videos and all the other nonsense that I keep on my hardisk. 

Plug it in everything works fine. But MB just automatically decides which folders it will back up and I am not sure how I can change that!

Automatic is not always fine because we are all different!

So if you know how to customise the folders selection for back up, please let me know!


If you are using WD Smartware, be aware that you cannot select specific folder or files, you can only select categories, such as:





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