WD My Book Essential 1TB -- How to use as a giant USB drive? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Book USB Drive Storage Last response: November 17, 2011 8:25 PM in Storage Share mwruggs November 17, 2011 6:44:56 PM I want to set up my WD My Book Essential 1TB ext drive up as a usb rather than the format that it comes with. I want complete control of how and what I store on it. IS this possible? IF so, how would I do this? Mike More about : book essential 1tb giant usb drive thently a b G Storage November 17, 2011 8:25:05 PM Just right Click on the drive in your my computer and format it best bet 4k sector size and all the crap that comes on it will go byby. T m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources WD My Book Essential 1TB -- How to use as a giant USB drive? Forum WD My book Essential 1TB Forum SolvedWD My Book Essential USB 3.0 became slow Forum SolvedWD Hard Drive My Book Essential 3 TB Problem Forum WD My Book Essential Ext Hard Drive malfunctioned, unable to access the data on it. Forum WD Essential Book 500Gb External USB - not recognized by Windows. Forum SolvedWD My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB3.0 Questions Forum WD My Book Essential 1T External Hard drive won't show up on PC Forum 1TB WD Mybook Essential USB 3.0 shows 500GB after format Forum How to manually place files in wd my book essential Forum WD My Book Essential 10000H1U, what is the drive inside? Forum How to re-use drives from WD my book Forum WD 2TB My Book Essentials external drive not recognized Forum WD My Book 1tb or WD Green 1tb + usb enclosure Forum My Book 1TB WD Hard-drive broken? Forum SolvedWD Mypassport 1TB. How to use from Macbook Pro to PC Forum Need help saving my data from WD My book 1TB dual drive Forum WD hard drive 1tb can I still use this Forum How to use wd passport essential Forum How can I get my computer to recognize my external hard drive (WD My Book) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !