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Software not finding drive

I bought and installed Mrmeo software, at Western Digital suggestion, not sure I can see WD drive under "My Computer" but ran software to finish backup plan. Software ran for 45 min or so and the little blue light on the drive never flickered. Think the backup files went onto "C" drive.How do I back up to the WD drive (it's fed from a USB port)?

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