I am using a PC Win 10 with two user accounts. Every time I switch accounts I get messages from the WD Device.
It is a pain! I am being asked to empty the Deleted Directory. I am being asked for my device password. I finally got fed up and tried to eject the WD External Drive but it wouldn’t let me. WD Smartware was running. I had to first exit the WD Smartware program, then I could eject the WD External Drive.
I haven’t been here since 2010 but I noted that this is one of those users helping users forums where it is difficult to find any answers to simple questions because of all the posts. Perhaps searching on the subject might help someone else having difficulty getting the External Drive to shut down so it doesn’t keep bothering you.