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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove thently 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 | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>WD My Book Essential 1TB -- How to use as a giant USB drive?> Related ressources: ForumWD My Book Essential 1TB -- How to use as a giant USB drive ? ForumCannot access or format External Hard Drive ( WD My Book Essential ) Forum[ASK] WD My Book Essential Hard Disk Swap ForumHow to manually place files in wd my book essential ForumWD My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Questions ForumWD My Book Essential 10000H1U, what is the drive inside? ForumWD My Passport Essential se 1tb problems ForumWD My Book 1tb or WD Green 1tb + usb enclosure ForumDeal on Western Digital My Book Essential 3TBs ForumHow to convert WD My Book Mac edition for PC use . ForumMy Book 1TB WD Hard- drive broken? ForumDamaged micro usb (soldered) on WD Elements SE 1TB External. ForumNeed help saving my data from WD My book 1TB dual drive ForumHow to use wd passport essential ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHow do i reformat a hard drive from a set top box ForumSATA Hard Drive Not Detected in BIOS or Setup ForumHelp: Western Digital Advanced Format for "Green Drive" ForumUSB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatible? ForumI can see my WD 750gb USB mass storage device letter in windows wista More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !