"My Passport" Ext. HD as any other storage disk

I have an enormous digital ebook library (approx. 15 GB stored in the Caliber Library program), and a few thousand digital photos stored on my (older) computer, taking up a lot of space.  I bought the external drive (Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0/2.0 Ultra portable external Hard drive) to store them on, to free up space on my int. drive.  I am having trouble figuring out how to get it done.  I confess to being “ext. drive” illiterate…

Can I just save the library and photo files to the ext. drive, and then ‘plug & play’ on another computer?  If so, how?

In my computer’s 'My Computer" file management program, the Passport drive shows up as :  “WD Unlocker (F)”

I had hoped to see something like “My Passport (F)”…

Any advice?

Thanks to all of you contributers, BionicJoints

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First do not trust important data to just one drive no matter who makes it internal or external. One copy is not a backup. If you need to free up space make sure you have 2 copies. The forums are full of posts from people who did what you want to do then had a problem.