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How To Factory Reset WD Easystore?

How to factory reset WD Easystore? – WD Easystore is a high-capacity, portable desktop hard drive that features USB 3.0 connectivity and comes with the WD Discovery software. Like other WD drives, this one is also quite easy to install and use. Once the drive is connected and the WD Discovery software is installed on your computer, it is ready to use. However, there are some issues encountered by the users and most of these WD drive issues can be resolved easily. The reset process is performed as a part of troubleshooting. Now, if your drive issue remains unresolved even after performing certain troubleshooting methods, then you can reset the drive. But, in the WD Easystore portable drive, there is no reset button available. So, to get the issue fixed, you have to restore the WD software to reset the drive settings. That means, erase all the drive data, including the software information using the Drive Erase function and then reinstall the WD software on the drive.

How To Factory Reset WD Easystore

Erasing the drive data and WD software information

Before erasing the drive data, make sure you have a backup of your data.

  • Initially, make sure that the WD Easystore drive is connected to your computer.
  • Now, open the WD Discovery application.
  • Go to the Apps tab and select the WD Drive Utilities app.
  • Now, in the opened window, select your WD drive if it is not selected.
  • Click on the Drive Erase button.
  • Erase the drive data and software information by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the drive data is erased, restore the deleted data back into the drive.
  • After restoring the data, check if the WD Easystore portable hard drive issue is resolved.

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