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Okay which WD MyCloud disk you are using ? There are My Cloud EX2100, EX4100, DL2100, DL4100...etc
Okay, open safari. Go to http://wdmycloud.local/ Do you getting the dashboard ?
Is there a setiings button (with gear icon ) ?
Okay, then click on Settings. Then click on Utilities. In the Utilities area, scroll all the way to the bottom to find Format Disk. Click on the downloads arrow next to All Volume(s) to select particular volumes that are to be deleted, if the unit is set in a RAID configuration that holds various volumes. Alternatively, select All Volume(s) to delete everything on the device. When ready, click on Format Disk.
Okay, then let me optout.
Hi Conecaster! I totally understand your frustration. I've got the same WD mycloud and Asus router on my home network along with a couple Windows desktops and a Mac. I'd love to help you, but I want to make sure I'm giving you the help you are looking for. Are you trying to use your WD mycloud to share files between all of your computers? Backup? Both? Let me know and I'll try to write-up what you need. We'll figure this out.
Yeah, that rate is pretty terrible. Pretty sure watching metal rust would be better. That is for sure too slow.
I found this: https://community.wd.com/t/time-machine-backup-how-slow-is-slow/95629/10
In that thread people mention media sharing as an issue with the MAC being disabled helped. I'm at work now(day job), but when I get home I can try that test with the mac for you and see if I can duplicate the slow speeds you are getting. If I do, then we can dive into mac-specific settings. If I don't find that same issue, you perhaps want to go to Best Buy and swap out the unit - it could be the hardware.