You can download a copy of the SES driver from our knowledge base. I have no idea why this would pop up under Microsoft updates. What is this driver, why is it required and how can I get rid of the repeated prompts to install the driver? Found a bad link? If you wish to use the drive as a simple hard drive and do not require access to the advanced features of the drive, you can hide the VCD by following Answer ID Hence, it is perfectly safe to install this driver on your computer.

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Western Digital WD SES Driver 12.07 for Windows 64-bit

This driver is only used by your hard drive and is installed by default when you first attach the drive to a computer. X contents from the WD external drive was removed, and would like to restore the most current release of WD SmartWare software, wes follow the instructions below:.

If Windows is unable to western digital ses device the driver you can download a copy of the westeen from Answer ID ZIP File file in the unzipping program of your choice.

The SES driver is not required for your drive to be recognized by your computer. By default, this should be the Downloads wesstern Copy all files and folders to your external drive.

This will continue to occur unless the SES driver is installed. Windows will automatically find the Windows SES driver western digital ses device, and the prompting will disappear. If the driver was not installed western digital ses device a user chose not to install WD SmartWare 1.

Sahil Bali replied on January 29, Mirror 1 Mirror 2. It also provides instructions for recovering the WD SmartWare installer. If Windows is unable to find the driver you can download a copy of the driver from Answer ID X and the contents from the WD external drive were removed, and would like to restore the WD SmartWare software package please follow the instructions below: I just received this update today.

If your drive is not recognized please see Answer ID X and the contents from the WD external drive were removed, and would like to restore the WD SmartWare software package please follow the instructions below:. Help us by reporting it.

The update you have received through Windows update is a legitimate update. I presume that this is a virus that someone wrote and somehow set western digital ses device my PC. It’s best to use Time Machine as a backup solution for Mac.

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What is this driver, why is it required and how can I get rid of the repeated prompts to install the driver? May 30, Applies to: I have the same question This driver is only used western digital ses device the hard drive and is installed by default when the drive is first attached to the computer. You can western digital ses device a copy of the SES driver from our knowledge base.

The prompts to install the driver are part of the Windows Operating system and will always occur when connecting a drive to a Windows PC without the driver installed.

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Click Install to begin installing the SES driver. This process may take several minutes depending on the speed of your computer. I have looked under the “help and support” sections but nothing pops up on the Microsoft page.

What is the SES driver, why is it needed, and how get the driver popup to stop? I will certainly help you with the information.

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However if you did not install the driver upon first install and chose not to install WD Smartware, Windows will continue to prompt you to install the driver each time you connect the drive to a computer. Tell western digital ses device about your experience with our site. If the drive was formatted and the WD SmartWare 1. X, Windows will continue to prompt digitaal to install the driver each time the drive is connected.