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    Will this HD allow file retrieval from locations outside of your home network?   (6 Answers)

    By TechMoma February 22, 2017.

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      No For that you need the WD My Cloud

      By Eucalyptus February 23, 2017.

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    What is the drive speed on this HD?   (4 Answers)

    By Alja June 12, 2017.

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      The hard drives are 7200 RPM.

      By CommunityAnswer June 13, 2017.

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      Will this drive work with a XBOX One?!   (1 Answer)

      By DrDRIFT87 July 20, 2017.

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        Sure will!!! That's where I have mine and it's glorious. No more fiddling around with piddly 32gb flash drives and 500 gb portable externals trying to hold all my games. Now if I could only find time to play them all.

        By Joeseppi July 20, 2017.

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      Does this work with USB 2.0? Thank you.   (5 Answers)

      By TBbite July 4, 2017.

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      What is the difference between the above and the one at https://www.bestbuy.com/site/wd-easystore-8tb-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-black/5792401.p?skuId=5792401   (1 Answer)

      By Jag September 5, 2017.

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        I did a compare and looks like Password Protection is the most interesting difference

        By Browser September 6, 2017.

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        Will it play my games better on my labtop? I only play simulation games no others!!!! I have a Toshiba Amd A8   (2 Answers)

        By DarnellM52 August 6, 2017.

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          External drives will not make your computer do anything faster! External Hard Drives, or HD, are for backup and or if you need to extend the storage size of your existing computer/device. If your computer has USB3, it will perform MUCH FASTER than the older USB2 or USB 1.1 or older versions! BUT it will not perform as fast as an internal HD! Here is the reason: The internal HD has interface called SATA and the data can flow much faster than using the USB port. USB port has to travel through several components, before the data reaches the internal hardware, that is why it is little slower than SATA interface. Also, remember to unplug the USB device as soon as you aren't using the external HD, just in case your computer gets a virus! The virus will spread to every device your computer has a connection to! In my profession I see too many unhappy people, who did not backup their data to external the HD (Hard Drive) ! Don't bee one of these unhappy people yourself!

          By Tony September 20, 2017.

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        Will this work with OS X 10.8.5?   (2 Answers)

        By johng June 6, 2017.

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          I have the latest update iOS, MacOS Sierra 10.12.5 and it works just fine; that's all I can speak for.

          By CarG June 16, 2017.

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        Does it have a WD Red Hard Drive? Which external hard drives, besides the wd easystore and my book duo have wd red hard drives? Thnx   (2 Answers)

        By wdred May 4, 2017.

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          Believe this one has the WD80EZZX

          By rubeN May 4, 2017.

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          TiVo still recommends the 1TB model, which apparently is obsolete, and was always too small. Will this connect and work as a TiVo extension, the same way that one did?   (1 Answer)

          By TiVomavin April 25, 2017.

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            Mine needed to be eSATA to work. This model only has USB.

            By Acadiel May 17, 2017.

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          Is the AC Adapter 100-240v or only 100v?   (2 Answers)

          By JPCV March 23, 2017.

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