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Steps to Resolve Wd Backup Not Starting issue

The section explains some of the possible ways to solve the WD Backup not starting on your Windows or Mac computer.

  • First, make sure that your computer is connected to a stable internet connection.
  • If required, reboot your computer and then perform the WD backup process on your computer.
  • Check if the WD Drive Manager is running on your computer.
  • Enable the Automatic option for the WD Drive Manager and all other WD Services such as WD Backup, WD Backup Drive and Helper, and WD Backup Snapshot.
  • If the WD Backup not launching issue persists, then uninstall all WD services, including the WD Backup from your computer.

Steps to uninstall WD Security in a Windows computer:

  • Go to your computer’s Programs and Features section.
  • Search for the WD Security application in the programs list.
  • Click the Uninstall button.
  • Restart your Windows computer when prompted.
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Steps to uninstall WD Utilities

For the Windows computer users

  • First, close all the running applications.
  • Give a right-click on the My Computer icon.
  • Select the Properties option.
  • Now the System Window will open.
  • Locate and click the System Protection option.
  • In the System Properties dialog box, click the System Protection tab followed by the System Restore button.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to complete the WD Utilities uninstall process.

For Mac users:

  • Locate the WD Utilities icon.
  • Click and drag it to the Trash folder of your Mac computer.
  • Make sure to empty the trash folder to complete the WD Utilities uninstallation process.
  • Similarly, uninstall the WD Backup file from your Windows or Mac computer by referring to the above instructions.
  • After that, reboot your Windows or Mac computer.
  • Reinstall the WD Backup application on your computer by downloading its installation file from the WD drive’s official site.
  • Then, run the backup process.
  • If the WD Backup not starting issue persists, and you need assistance in resolving it, contact us.