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Western Digital Updates OS X Hard Drive Software Following Reports of Data Loss

Western Digital Updates OS X Hard Drive Software Following Reports of Data Loss

Western Digital has released a new version of its WD SmartWare hard drive software after numerous reports of data loss on Western Digital drives running under OS X Mavericks came to light.

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MacRumors:

The MacRumors ForumsWestern Digital’s forums, and Apple’s Support Communities all had threads about lost data after connecting Western Digital external hard drives to computers after updating to Mavericks.

From Western Digital:

WD is happy to announce the release of WD SmartWare Version 1.3.6 for Mac 10.5-10.9.

Fixed an issue related to reports of some customers, under certain conditions, experiencing data loss when updating to Apple’s OS X Mavericks (10.9).

The update is available for download from the Western Digital website.

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