I am using a WD My Passport Essential (USB 3.0). My PC’s operating system is Windows Vista 32bit. After installing the SmartWare for Windows Version 220.127.116.11, when you boot up the PC, the windows detail pane opens showing the windows folders, WD Quick Formatter.exe, etc within the My Passport drive. ie computer-My Passport (F:).
If I shut off the WD Quick View icon in the taskbar using msconfig, this problem goes away.
Also, there are a number of files in the aformentioned folder with nothing in them. An example:
Also a few questions. Is the SmartWare for Windows Version 18.104.22.168 just an update for the old software? Or is it a complete program that replaces the older version? And can one get the older version on your site?