Using the Drive Settings Drive Erase Function. To erase your My Passport when the
drive is not locked:
- Click Drive Erase On the Drive Settings screen (see Figure 17 or Figure 18 on
page 27) to display the Erase Drive dialog:
- Read the warning about the loss of data if you erase your drive.
- Click the I understand check box to signify that you accept the risk.
- Click Drive Erase to erase your drive.
After the drive erase operation completes, go to support.wdc.com and see Knowledge
Base Answer ID #5419 for information about downloading and restoring the
WD SmartWare software and disk image on your My Passport drive.
Note: Erasing your drive also removes your password. WHERE IS ID#5419 ???