Western Digital My Passport

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by macornomac, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. macornomac macrumors 6502

    Jun 25, 2007
    Hey guys I have a quick question about my passport. I noticed when you click on it and open it that it has all these files on it. Can I delete those files to free up more space on it or do I need all those files? Here are the names of the files Autorun, autorun.inf, documentation, setup.exe, WD_Windows_tools, WDsync, Wdsynce.exe. Thanks guys.
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    That is the auto backup stuff I believe. I deleted mine off an older WD drive because exe files are useless to me on a mac, therefore I didn't think my computer would miss them. :D
  3. macornomac thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 25, 2007
    Ok so is this the consensus, that all that crap on there I don't need????? I can just delete them all???
  4. costabunny macrumors 68020


    May 15, 2008
    Weymouth, UK
    Delete them quickly before your mac notices you've given it Windows files and sulks for days! ;)
  5. macornomac thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 25, 2007
    haha I hope this is true as I'm going to delete all that stuff. Hopefully my passport will still run afterwards if not yikes.

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