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WD Backup Restore To New Computer

Western Digital Corporation also commonly known as the Western Digital and WD. It is an American computer hard drive manufacturer and a data storage company.Its major products include storage devices, cloud storage, and data center systems. Follow the directions as given below to do WD backup restore to new computer.

WD Backup Restore To New Computer
  • Turn on the new Windows computer.
  • When the desktop opens, make sure to connect the WD device to the computer.
  • Make sure the secondary computer is connected to the internet.
  • Open the default browser, enter the WD official website link in the address bar, and hit the Enter button.
  • Locate and download the WD setup to the computer.
  • Go to the download section of the web browser and double-click on the .exe file.
  • Install the WD backup driver to the computer to proceed with the further steps.
  • The software installation window will now open; it will show the program installation progress on the screen.
  • The WD backup setup will now open the restoration window, and the screen will show two options:
  • Click back up files to set up your first backup.
  • Click Restore files to restore files from a previous backup
  • Click the second option Click Restore files to restore files from a previous backup, at the bottom right corner of the screen click the restore files button.
  • The WD Backup setup window will now prompt you to select the type of restoration.
  • You can select from either of the two options:
  • My Passport SSD
  • Dropbox 
  • Select My Passport SSD (E:) and click the Next button.
  • The restoration window will open with the selected My Passport device.
  • In the window, you will see a question:
  • Where do you want to restore your file?
  • Original location: the location your files were backed up from
  • Select location: Select a new location
  • Click on the Select Location radio button and then click the Browse button.
  • You can choose a destination folder on the new computer to save or restore the backed up files.
  • The restore files window will open, click the Restore button.
  • Once you select the folder, click Select the files to restore... Button.
  • The restore in progress window will now open, and it will display the progress bar.
  • Once the restoration procedure is complete, you will see the message, “Your files were successfully restored.”
  • Click the Close button. Congratulation you are successfully know how to do WD backup restore to new computer.