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Showing of reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Pacific blue Verified Purchase. Kept plugged in and updated for years, checking status with WD software periodically. Since it was on a surge protector, and no electric surge at the time and no other electronic equipment damaged presumed crash due to age of mechanical HD.
When went to recover data files from the Passport, tech found that the Passport was dead as a door nail and could not recover data from it. I am sure the Passport people can conjure some reasons why this failure had nothing to do with them, but the lesson to me is simple. In this day and age of technology, don't rely on any external drive like this as the fail safe for your data. Get subscribed to a solid cloud storage system and you will be in better shape. Kaz Top Contributor: Midnight black Verified Purchase.
Western Digital is a company whose products I usually trust, and that continues to be the case here. This is a fairly standard external hard drive without any special bells or whistles; for most people that should be fine, because all we really want is a place to backup our data. They seem generally comparable to other external hard drives I own. This hard drive has a surprisingly small form factor, which is quite nice, as it makes it easy to store or transport to work or for travel. At GB it is also a ton of extra storage and, again, likely enough for many people. My only real hesitation with it nowadays is that this model is now more than six years old, a dinosaur by technology standards.
If you are going to buy a new portable hard drive, I would shop around and compare specs with newer models to see if there have been any advancements before buying this external hard drive. Don't buy this USB hard drive. It has a fatal flaw that can cost you all your data or thousands of dollars.
Here's why: If you buy a bare 2. You'd think you'd be able to do this with this WD drive, but that's not the case pun intended.
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This drive has the USB port soldered onto the hard drive controller, so if the port is damaged easy to do if you accidentally yank the cord , you can't pop the drive out and put it in another case. You have to send the drive to a professional repair house at cost of thousand dollars or more As a matter of fact, I insist on "building my own" by purchasing empty cases and bare 2.
So please avoid this product and the nightmare waiting for you if the USB port gets damaged. It's not worth it. One person found this helpful. Yes, I understand that the majority of users do not know how to format their hard drives let alone backup their files and folders on their own. There was a problem completing your request. Please try your search again later. Product information Shipping Weight 3. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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