What HARD DRIVE IMAGE software works with WD My Passport 1TB drives?

  Bansaw 18:40 07 Aug 2013
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WD told me that Acronis will not work. Will Ghost? I want to do a full hard drive image. Perhaps theres some freeware that will do a similar job?

The software that comes with the WD My Passport drive does not copy the Operating System.

  savim 21:08 07 Aug 2013
  Bansaw 21:11 07 Aug 2013

Thanks, but apparently it works ok for internal drives, but not the external My Passport drive. Thats what they told me on the phone.

  BRYNIT 21:37 07 Aug 2013

Norton Ghost has been discontinued as of the 30/04/13

The only way to find out if any program will work is to down load and try it.

You have already go a link to Acronis TI you could also try paragon backup and recovery Click here

If WD say Acronis will not work with a passport drive it may be the same with the other backup programs it could be that the passport drive is not suitable for doing a full HD image.

  tullie 21:40 07 Aug 2013

I use Paragon Backup to back up to my WD Passport.

  Bansaw 21:54 07 Aug 2013

Paragon free version?
click here

  Flak999 00:27 08 Aug 2013

I use Acronis with my WD external drive, it works perfectly! Just don't install the rubbish WD drive management software that comes with the drive.

  alanrwood 09:18 09 Aug 2013

I second Flak999's comments. The WD software is a problem.

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