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How would I set up WD Passport as a permanent back up for my lap top? How do I erase the Passport from a previous transfer of info or does it automatically erase itself after a data transfer?

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No it will never erase automatically ether erasing by data. some recovery software can recover it very easily. best way is to use 3 party software or replace your laptop hdd.

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