WD Universal Firmware Updater

This lightweight and portable program helps you discover and apply available firmware upgrades for your Western Digital external hard drive.
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Western Digital



April 30th, 2019


Windows 11 / Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7


3.3 MB

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This program will help you maintain a current and secure Western Digital Hard disk. There is no isolated device support in WD Universal Firmware Updater Download For Windows. The most widely used devices are ones like My Book and My Passport. However, WD Universal Firmware Updater will reveal the whole roster of compatible hardware.

Using this tool, you can fix the problem where Windows 10 (or an earlier version) would stop reporting faults after a predetermined length of time had passed. It also fixes an issue where an operating system installation failed on a specific hard disk while using Windows 7 or an earlier version of Windows.

Several devices from the My Book and My passport series are compatible with the program. Check the official download page for the most up-to-date list of compatible devices to determine if your hard drive is one among them.

It is at your own risk to update the firmware. It is your obligation to create backups or make copies of your data before attempting to update the firmware. Your Intel SSD may stop working if the firmware upgrade process is interrupted.

In order to ensure that your Western Digital hard drive is always running the most up-to-date firmware, WD’s Universal Firmware Updater will search for and install any available updates automatically. Keep in mind you’ll have to log out of all accounts, unplug everything but the essentials (keyboard, mouse, monitor), and shut down all running programs and disks.


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How to install WD Universal Firmware Updater?

1. Download the file.

2. Open the application and click on "Install ".

3. Follow the steps that appear on the screen.


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