Western Digital Prevents You From Accessing Your Own Files with psuedo-DRM

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Western Digital’s 1 terabyte My Book World Edition External Hard Drive will let you back up your Media files but will prevent you from restoring them to a different computer.  Very Fun if you for instance work in a Video Production Studio and want to say Ship a bunch of AVI’s or WMV’s to your client herunterladen.

WD blocks the transfer of AAC, MP3, AVI, DivX, and all the ones on the list below….

Western Digital's 1 terabyte My Book World Edition External Hard Drive Prevents You From Accessing Your Own Files with psuedo-DRM

File Extension
File Description

AAC
Advanced Audio Coding

AIF
Audio Interchange File

AIFC
Audio Interchange File

AIFF
Audio Interchange File Format

AMF
DSMIA/Asylum Module File

ASF
Advanced Streaming Format

ASX
Advanced Stream Redirector

AVI
Audio Video Interleave

CDA
CD Audio

DVI
DivX AVI

DIVX
DivX AVI

FAR
Farandoyle Tracker Music Module

IT
Impulse Tracker

ITZ
Impulse Tracker

KAR
Karaoke MIDI

MDZ
Cubic Player/Cross-View Music Module Description

MOV
QuickTime Video

MP1
MPEG Layer 1 (Audio)

MP2
MPEG Layer 2 (Audio)

MP3
MPEG Layer 3 (Audio)

MP4
MPEG Layer 4 (Video)

MPA
MPEG Audio Stream, Layer I, II or III

MPE
MPEG Video

MPEG
MPEG Video

MPG
MPEG Video

MPGA
MPEG Layer 3 (Audio Stream)

MPV2
MPEG Audio Stream, Layer II

OGG
OGG Bitstream

OKT
Oktalyzer Tracker Module

PTM
PTM – Poly Tracker Module (Audio)

QT
QuickTime Video

QT1
QuickTime Video

VOB
Video Object (DVD Video)

VOC
Creative Labs Sound

WM
Windows Media Audio or Video

WMA
Windows Media Audio

WMV
Windows Media Video

The following types of files are not supported by WD Anywhere Access (cannot be moved to a share):

File Extension
File Description

TMP
Windows temporary files

 

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