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WD My Passport Wireless Pro Replace Drive

If you wish to do WD my passport wireless pro hard drive replacement, please remember the following aspects before you begin with the process:

  • The serial console can be easily attached without any soldering.
  • The OS will be on the hard drive.
  • The initial Wi-Fi password will be the last eight characters of your hard drive’s serial number. Since you will need it later, note it down.
WD My Passport Wireless Pro Hard Drive Replacement

Now, carry out the instructions provided here to replace the hard drive on your WD MPWP (Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro).

  • First, download the firmware from the WD official site.
  • Next, format an SD card with the FAT-32 File system.
  • On the SD card, create a folder with the name “update.” (without the quotes).
  • It is now time to copy the firmware file into your update folder.
  • In case you are planning to switch your hard drives, you need to do it now. As mentioned before, your Wi-Fi password will be the last eight characters of your hard drive’s serial number.
  • Now, insert the SD card into the MPWP drive.
  • Turn on the MPWP and immediately press and hold the SD/Copy button for 5 seconds. This action will make your bootloader restore the firmware available on the SD card.
  • After a few moments, your hard drive LED will start flashing. This signal indicates that everything is going on as planned.
  • Now, please allow your device to reboot. Once the rebooting process is complete, you are ready to go!. Now your WD my passport wireless pro hard drive replacement process is completed.