Need more hard drive space.  Help with install WD My Book Studio 1TB EHD.

My MacBook Pro has no more disk space.  I'm not tech savy so I'm hesitant to install Western Digital My Book Studio 1TB purchased.  I read somewhere not to install the smartware that comes with this external drive because it might cause problems when running Time Machine.  I want to move my photos on to EHD to free up space and start up Time Machine.  Is there anything I should do first before attempting this.  I have not upgraded to Lion yet should I do this after freeing up space and setting up Time Machine.  I'm wondering if it will ask me questions during process that I won't be sure to accept or not. I'd appreciate any help or tips. 

Do not install any software from WD. Prep the drive as follows:
Drive Preparation
1. Open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder.
2. After DU loads select your hard drive (this is the entry with the mfgr.'s ID and size) from the left side list. Click on the Partition tab in the DU main window.
3. Under the Volume Scheme heading set the number of partitions from the drop down menu to one. Click on the Options button, set the partition scheme to GUID then click on the OK button. Set the format type to Mac OS Extended (Journaled.) Click on the Partition button and wait until the process has completed.
4. Select the volume you just created (this is the sub-entry under the drive entry) from the left side list. Click on the Erase tab in the DU main window.
5. Set the format type to Mac OS Extended (Journaled.) Click on the Security button, check the button for Zero Data and click on OK to return to the Erase window.
6. Click on the Erase button. The format process can take up to several hours depending upon the drive size.

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