Question about Western Digital FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Special Edition (WDXC1200JBRNN) 120 GB Hard Drive

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Dantz software? After installing my Western Digital 160 GB external hard drive, I saw that two (2) new programs were listed under "All Programs": Retrospect 6.5 and "Format MS PRO". Neither Western Digital nor Microsoft knows anything about the latter program. I need to know if this "MS PRO" software came from Dantz. It does *not* appear under "Add/Remove Programs" whereas Retrospect does. When I click on the "Format MS PRO," a small window opens, the title bar of which reads "FormatPro: Format Application for MS PRO". Under that is a block for drive name; however, my only choice is "NONE". No volume label, etc. I can choose "Format" or "Exit." Until I *know* what's going on with this program, I'm doing nothing. (Retrospect seems to be running just fine without my doing anything with this "Format" program.) Is this a legitimate Dantz program? Thanks for whatever help you can lend. happy31

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I saw the icon properties and the icon points to the folder "C:\Archivos de programa\WDC\" (program files folder in english OS) inside there are icon files that correspond to each type of memory card in existence for the PC and also inside two executables, some icon selection utility and the FormatPro.exe.

Posted on Jun 23, 2007

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I got it also but I think it's **** that they don't explain it better i deleted it and don't miss it

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

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I think the MS PRO portion is for a card reader for formating a memory stick if you have one, if not don't worry.

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