WD Mybook Essentials

Quick tip, if you’re thinking of purchasing a WD
MyBook
to act as a backup
storage, DON’T.

Just lost an entire TB of data which even
TestDisk and
PhotoRec cannot recover after
disassembling and connecting the HDD directly via SATA.

The problem I originally had was that it would mount due to a bad USB connector
and power port on the enclosure.

Why? Because of the 256-bit
encryption