Drag & drop files using My Passport Essential


I am trying to just copy across files using a My Passport Essential but can’t figure out how to do it. I’m starting to think I’ve been sold a dud and you can’t do it with this type of drive and you can only use it as a full system backup? Can anyone help?


Does the drive show up in My Computer?  If so, then all you have to do is click and drag files from the window to the drive.  However, it works better if you right-click, choose copy and then right-click on the drive icon and choose paste. 

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Hi do i need to uninstall the smartware to be able to copy and paste to the drive?

No, you don’t need to.