Setting up and using WD Security and WD Drive Utilities

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WD Security allows password protection and hardware encryption to be set to protect the drive from unauthorized use or access. To download WD Security, select WD Security for Windows or WD Security for Mac.
IMPORTANT Important: The WD Security software uses the set password to electronically lock and unlock the drive. If the password is forgotten, no new data will be able writable on it, and data already in the drive will not be accessible. THE DRIVE WILL HAVE TO BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE USED AGAIN.

WD Drive Utilities allows the user to register the drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics, and perform a Drive Erase. To download WD Drive Utilities, select WD Drive Utilities for Windows or WD Drive Utilities for Mac.

STOP Critical: Erasing the drive permanently deletes all of the data on the drive. Always make sure that the data on the drive is no longer needed before erasing it.

Instructions for Setting Up and Using WD Security
Instructions for Setting Up and Using WD Drive Utilities
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