Rated 4 out of 5 by Nandann from very good product as expected The best drives are plug and play with no software to install. Connecting via a USB port, this Western Digital external hard drive provides a very high data transfer rate. Mine is going back up for sale, and I won’t be purchasing any more of these. Stay away from any portable drive that won’t let you choose whether or not to install their software. You can spend hours at a time reading forums for each individual problem you have and the majority of the time their is no easy fix.
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But I like it was very easy to set up and use. Never got the welcome screen or the option to set up password protect.
I like the fact that it lets you choose when you want to back up and how often. I use it for files I don’t want to keep on my internal hard drive and I can unplug and take with me.
My time is valuable to me so their is no point in owning one of these even if you gave one to me. It’s just what Passort needed. Rated 5 out of 5 by Kroozin for a bruisin from I would buy this again and again We use this drive to send files to clients and I use this drive for personal use as well.
The majority of the time your waiting on hold, and they’re level of comprehension is about 1 out of a Can’t figure out how to set password protect up.
You can spend hours at a time reading forums for each individual problem you have and the majority of the time their is no easy fix. Saves filling up the computer hard drive and slowing down computer. The software that it installs for itself can’t be deleted either, but you can disable the drive in Device Manager. I’ve never had any issues other than it transfers files slowly but it is USB. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Cheap, high quality item great for everyday use Very useful light weight has the capacity to store all my files and great for traveling.
But it was easy to use and works well for my needs.
Western Digital My Passport Essential 320 GB,External,5400 RPM (WDBAAA3200ABK) Hard Drive
It has a modern design as well Be the first to review this item. The drive features an interface that allows it to be connected and powered by USB 2.
I bought one of these a month ago and within the first week it fails to read in the usb port. The portable Western Digital external hard drive has a 5,rpm rotational speed, which boosts reading from and writing to the hard drive.
Western Digital My Passport Essential GB,External, RPM (WDBAAAABK) Hard Drive | eBay
The Western Digital hard drive can be installed in — Windows-based, or Apple Macintosh — laptops as well as desktops. Not Specified by Manufacturer. I use the bigger Passport as back-up, but so far haven’t needed it, my gig ones are still all functioning fine. It’s fast, easy to use and you can carry it anywhere. Very useful light weight has the capacity essentoal store all my files and great for traveling. It installs itself as a CD-Rom on your hard drive with its own hard drive passoort.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nandann from very good product as expected Easily customize the backups to protect the files and directories that you select, and restore files from backups with ease Drive Lock for Windows allows you to protect your data from unauthorized access, locking the drive using mj bit encryption with password protection Bus-powered USB 2.
Additional Product Features Drive Interface. This hard drive is worth the money I also bought a 1TB my book from Essenttial Digital a while back and it broke within the first month.
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I went off of personal recommendations as well as user reviews, and I was not disappointed.