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HP Simplesave delete backup and start over

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I have an HP Simplesave 1TB backup drive connected to a WinXP SP3 PC. I've been backing up my data for a couple of years. Over that time, i've re-organized and cleaned up my PC from time to time, but the backup still has everything that ever was. I'd like to clean off the backed up data and start a fresh backup. But the drive holds its own program installation, so I can't reformat it. How can I toss the old data and start fresh without breaking the application?

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From section #5 of this manual on the HP Simple Save Drives

Question: I have reformatted my drive and/or need to reinstall HP SimpleSave

backup software

Answer: You can reinstall HP SimpleSave backup software after downloading it from

http://hpsupport.wdc.com.

Here is the direct link for the software, per model # is here

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Kudo's to you sir.

 

I also was hunting for this answer and software.

 

-Greg

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Neither of these links quoted work. Is there a new link for re-installing or re-setting my Simple Save sd500a which shows in my computer but does not open no matter what I do.

 

I can see the files, but not open them.

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