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Recover Mypassport from misapplied permissions

I have a good working 2TB Mypassport. This morning I was trying to set it up as a shared drive through the network, and haven't yet had a cup of coffee I went to Permissions (instead of Sharing), I ...
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Purge deleted source files from a WD My Passport backup

Does anyone know how to purge deleted files (on the backup source) from a WD My Passport that also contains additional data using WD SmartWare? I guess you can delete the files from the disk one by ...
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Western Digital Passport Unlock locks again when it sleeps

My Western Digital Passport is password protected and whenever the drive goes back to sleep (or after a unknown period of time) the drive is locked again; as in I need to enter the password again to ...
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How do I get the Smartware tools working on the HDD itself?

WD My Passport 0740 - WD Smartware I'm posting because I have a problem with the Smartware that was IN the HDD. A friend of mine accidentally deleted the folder Smartware (that I created and placed ...
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My Passport Cannot Be Accessed As A Networked Drive

I purchased a 1TB WD My Passport drive. At first it wouldn't install plugged into a USB hub and then I realized the only USB 2.0 ports I have are on the front of my Dell. Running Windows 7 Home I ...
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Western Digital external drive set to read only?

I have a Western Digital Passport drive which I bought for using with my Windows Vista machine - however I now use it with OS X, but for some reason I cannot delete files off the drive. When I GetInfo ...