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My Passport Essential Black 500 GB (Recertified)

Our smallest portable drive ever is also our smartest with visual, automatic, continuous backup and password protection.
Model: RWDBAAA5000ABK-NESN
Regular Price: $49.99
Promo Price: $39.99


Highlights

Our smallest portable drive ever.

We designed a smaller, high-quality, integrated USB hard drive inside a stylish package. With a variety of fun colors, there's sure to be one to suit your style.

See your life safe in one place.

WD SmartWare software - A visual control center with a single screen view of all your data. From it you can back up, retrieve, and secure your files.

Password protection.

An extra level of security with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.




Overview


The world's most popular portable drive is now smaller than ever. And it's smarter than ever with automatic, continuous backup software and password protection. Choose your favorite fun color to look smart and stylish.

Our smallest portable drive ever - We're experts in portable storage, so we designed a smaller, high-quality, integrated USB hard drive inside a stylish package. With a variety of fun colors, there's sure to be one to suit your style.
WD SmartWare - See your life safe in one place.
  • See your backup as it happens – Seeing is believing. Visual backup displays your content in categories and shows the progress of your backup.
  • Protect your data automatically – Relax, your data is secure. Automatic, continuous backup will instantly make a second copy whenever you add or change a file.
  • Bring back lost files effortlessly – Retrieve your valuable data to its original location whether you've lost all your data or just overwritten an important file.
  • Take control – Customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings, and more from the WD SmartWare control center.
Drive lock - Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Ready to plug-and-play with Windows PCs - if you're a Mac user, check out our Mac version of this product.
USB 2.0 interface - Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
Planet friendly - We designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
Compatibility
  • Formatted NTFS
  • Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7
  • Mac OS® X Tiger®, Leopard®, Snow Leopard™ (requires reformatting)

Package Contents
  • Ultra-portable hard drive
  • WD SmartWare software (pre-loaded)
  • USB cable
  • Quick Install Guide












Reviews
Specifications
Performance Specifications
Serial Transfer Rate
USB 2.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0)480 Mb/s (Max)
Physical Specifications
Capacity500 GB
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Physical Dimensions
English
Height0.60 Inches
Length3.2 Inches
Width4.3 Inches
Weight0.44 Pounds
Metric
Height15 mm
Length83 mm
Width110.0 mm
Weight0.20 kg
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.


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