My passort essential se 1 terq prtable hard drive problem

since installing the software my norton 360 repeatedly informs me that western digitals wdfme.exe config. file is using 92% of my cpu capacity and my internal PC’s hard drive sounds like is is always running /being scanned - I’m usning a 64 bit processor running XP operating systems - and the pasport portable is not attached - also if have the passport portable hard drive attached at boot up the computer locks up in blue screen - any answers

I don’t use the Smartware I found it to be a resource hog. As far as boot look in the BIOS and make sure USB comes after your main HD.


Is a known issue Smartware use a lot of computer resources.