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I backed up data w/ WD Passport External Hard Drive, and when finished my computer's free hard drive space went from 115 gigs to 11. What happened, and how can I fix this?

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What could have happened is that you backed up your drive onto itself. Check your external and see if it's still empty. If you named the backup, search for that name and remove it. If not, retrace your steps right until the beginning of the backup and see what location the software stores the file then remove it.
Worst case scenario you can always use the windows restore utility and go back 1 day before you ran the backup.
Good Luck

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