I have an older passport essentials drive now connected to a Windows 8PC. I have the backup set with specific files selected to backup continuously. It appears to have backed up initially, and in the WD Smartware 2.4 software it shows an active “copying files” graphic in the backup tab, but new files in checked folders are not being backed up when I check the Passport folders. I can’t seem to force it to backup these files either. (set to continuous backup).
So, not sure if this upload of screenshots worked, but first image shows screenshot of selected files that WD Smartware says it is going to back up. Second screenshot shows what my file directory of the passport drive actually has on it. So many of the new files are not backed up. In fact, only files that seem to be backed up were from 2/8/16 when I attached the drive so the “continuous backup” as set doesn’t seem to be working (even though the graphic regularly shows it is “copying files”).