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WD5000G032 MyBook World Edition – White 500GB

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WD5000G032 MyBook World Edition – White w/Blue Rings 500GB

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This WD5000G032 is a used Western Digital MyBook World Edition with Blue Rings and a 500GB internal SATA Drive. It tested good and works as expected. This is a nice hackable NAS solution with lots of possibilities for Home Projects. There are hacks that may be able to increase the hard drive capacity to 1.5 TB.


My Book
World Edition

Centralize StorageWD5000G032
Back up multiple PCs
Access files remotely


Centralized Storage for you Home Network.

Designed for home users, creative professionals, workgroups, and anyone looking for network storage. WDs My Book World Edition offers a surprisingly simple way to centralize data, photos, and music at home and in the office. Use it to backup multiple PCs to one location and access your data from anywhere in the world – even when your local computer is turned off. Wherever you are, this drive is accessible, just like a local drive, using Windows’ Explorer. From any PC, remotely open, edit, and save files as if they are right there with you. With 500 GB of networked storage, backup software, and remote access software, this is the most versatile and powerful product in its class.


My Book World Edition – WD5000G032

Use This Product When You Want To:

  • Automatically back up all your PCs to one central location.
  • Simplify your home network and access data from any compute or external hard drive in the house.
  • Easily access and edit your files from any PC.
  • Get files from home while at the office.
  • Offer your clients an easy way to access business documents, designs, and artwork. Eliminates the need for a separate FTP server.

Here’s how much you can store on this drive:

  • Photos: up to 142,000
  • Videos: up to 38 hours
  • Songs: up to 125,000



1000/100/10 compatible Ethernet


Height: 6.87 in (174.61 mm)
Depth: 5.63 in (143 mm)
Width: 2.23 in (56.64 mm)
Weight: 2.6 lb (1.2 kg)

System Compatibility

Windows Vista/XP/2000/???
Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.


500 GB WDG1NC5000


Limited Warranty

3 years (expired)


Box Contains

Network Hard Drive
AC adapter
(User’s Guide and Software can be downloaded from WD website, find links on this page)


More Information:

Western Digital Product Information

WD My Book World Edition Users Guide


WD5000G032 My Book (Blue Rings) Hacks:

Upgrade 500GB Blue Ring Single Disk To 1,5TB Using WD15EARS

Restore the Software on a MyBook World Edition Hard Drive


Additional information

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 11.5 × 4.5 × 8.0 in