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Beware of Upgrading to Mavericks If You Use Western Digital Drives

If you use a Western Digital hard drive, be aware that the bundled utilities could cause data loss under Mavericks. Western Digital is recommending that users delay upgrading or delete the utilities. Learn more in my TidBITS article about this issue: Western Digital Warning Mavericks Users of Data Loss.

UPDATE (January 22, 2014): Western Digital has a firmware update available for affected devices. For details, see My Book Essential (USB 3.0) software update for Mac users.

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