The world's most popular portable drive is now smaller, smarter and safer to store all the important memories of your digital life. WD’s My Passport Essential includes automatic, continuous backup and password protection.
Still sleek and compact, you can load it up and take it with you anywhere with WD SmartWare safeguarding your data. Visual backup displays your content in categories and shows the progress of your backup. Relax, your data is secure. Automatic, continuous backup will instantly make a second copy whenever you add or change a file. Retrieve your valuable data to its original location whether you've lost all your data or just overwritten an important file. You’ll have peace of mind that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Extend your PC’s storage capacity and secure your memories with the high performance WD My Passport Essential hard drives!
- WD SmartWare SoftwareThe Western Digital My Passport Essential offers the WD SmartWare software that provides automatic, continuous backup and data retrieve through a visual control center. In addition, the software lets you customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings and more.
- Password ProtectionThe Western Digital My Passport Essential provides password-protected access and 256-bit hardware-based encryption for securing your data from unauthorized access or theft.
- USB 2.0 InterfaceThe Western Digital My Passport Essential features a USB 2.0 interface for fast transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps and plug-and-play connectivity. In addition, the hard drive is powered directly through the USB cable.