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WD - Easystore 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 5400 reviews

97%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent quality overall

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    Undergroundman
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    Purchased this as a backup for all the family photos and videos. Speed transfer was a little slower than I would have liked, but I had no issues with the drive during the transfers, and drive is functioning nominally. Drive was on sale when I bought it. I'm quite satisfied with the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Awesome deal!

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    EtepMax
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    Gotta love the "Deal of the Day" thing! As for the drive itself, it's perfect for taking stuff on the go. It's small enough to fit a shirt pocket and yet (the version I got) can store 1 trillion characters. That's about 233 4 GB Dvd. So, whether you're an author writing the next "War and Peace" or a shutterbug who needs a place to offload your photos, or whatever, this is a great product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very light, good quality

    Posted
    Benjamin
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    This portable device is very light, easy to carry. I had the same product of version 2011 and version 2013. they are a little bit heavy. This one is smaller and lighter, which makes me feel comfortable. I just purchased it several days so have no comment on its capacity. Till now, it works very well. The speed is really fast. I recommend this one for those on tight budget.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not Mac Compatable as promised

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    Steve
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    This drive was supposed to be Mac compatable. It isn't. It is pre-formatted with a FAT, so a Mac device and read it, but not write to it. I cannot figure out a way to format the thing so a Mac and read and write, because it will not let me format it. If a company is going to adverstise something as Mac compatable, then EVERY function should work with a Mac, not just reading files.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to install and use

    Posted
    CWinkler
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    Software installation went well, although it took a few tries to get the order of installation so all completed successfully. Unit has been easy to use. First backup worked well. I was surprised to learn (from another article) that this isn't actually an SSD drive, but is an optical HD.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use to reduce clutter and back up files

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    Icanseeclearlynow
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    This WD portable hard drive (HD) is easy to use to reduce clutter and files on your desktop or physical computer hard drive! Easy access to the files on this HD. Also, it allows you to back up files regularly using a timed system! Once downloaded, it takes you through the steps of how to set up the auto backups! It’s so small and easily portable! Great buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not an easy product to use

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    Mimi60s
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    I purchased the product to backup my laptop before a necessary factory reset. The process was very difficult for me both to backup and then restore. I found there was a lack of instruction for a novice like myself. I was grateful for support although it was hard to understand their verbal I nstructions. Needless to say I had to return the product. To sum my review up: not user friendly!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    compact and easy setup, good quality

    Posted
    Mary
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    I have only had this product in service for a month, but so far am pleased. I haven't checked but twice to make sure it is backing up properly, but my system will tell me if backup failed. Good price, on sale. Lot of storage so I shouldn't have to continually delete previous backups so often.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Backup Drive

    Posted
    J002974
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    I have had this WD for over 9 months, it works famously lot's of space, very portable works with all Windows Based PC's Dell, ASUS etc..A good portable Hard Drive to have if your on the go or if you have limited space. And if your PC is old or crash you need not worry all the data is transferable to any PC just like copping any file from a zip drive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fast & Cheap backup when on sale

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    ElTwo
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    Admit I picked it up because it was cheap, and, as a USB 3.0 drive, potentially fast for local backup or file transfer. I was hoping to also use the drive in my car, but it is not recognized. Just don't know if there is not enough juice in the USB connection, or if it's the same difficulty I have with most USB 3.0 drives not being recognized by my car (2015 Subaru). Still well worth the money

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great storage device.

    Posted
    Lowryder
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    I picked up this device to store my photos and it works great. Fast read and write. Connected to USB port in computer recognized it immediately. I formatted it at the beginning with no problems. Always had great luck with Western Digital hard drives. Would recommend them to everyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Compact drive

    Posted
    DesertDave
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    Overall, I found the setup process to be okay. The steps weren't quite as intuitive as I had expected but nothing major. Additionally, one of the programs it attempted to download was blocked by my antivirus software. I haven't noticed any degradation in performance, so I assume the program isn't needed. However, it does raise a concern.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Does the job

    Posted
    W247
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    I think it really doesn't matter what product you're storing unless there's a big advantage. WD is usually a good brand. I'm not sure if there's a huge difference between the models. It's good and compatible with macOS and Windows. So I don't think there's any complain.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent add on hard drive

    Posted
    shelby
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    Ran out of space on xbox one, could not even add an update! So i purchased the WD Easystore , really good price ! suppose to be plug an play and it truly is ! my 11 year old grandson hooked it up ,no problem, he was downloading and playing games in a few short minutes . 1 Will definitely purchase again !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price

    Posted
    Wilson24
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    I bought this for a great price around Black Friday. I didn't end up opening it because I recently found the 2TB hard drive for about the same price (just a few bucks more). My intent is to plug it in to my PS4 to give it more hard drive space. Even though I haven't been able to use it yet, all the reviews i found on this said it should work just fine with video game systems.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Buy For PS 4

    Posted
    MyNameIsWhat
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    Ok so at first I had some trouble and was kind of mad because it wasn't working. But then read some reviews and found out what to do format it and it didn't work then but didn't get mad just turn everything off unplug start process again and then it worked. So it was me user error I love this thing works like a charm. Bought it for my PS 4 by the way to back up extra games.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lots of memory and portable

    Posted
    Curtis
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    I am so glad I made this purchase. I moved all my photos and videos of my kids from birth to present (15 years) off my old storage device, which is the size of a Bible, and onto my new WD easystore. With the USB 3.0 connector, it took less time than expected (24,000 photos and videos) and now travels with me in my briefcase for easy access. For the price, you can't beat this device.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Portable Hard Drive

    Posted
    Jeff
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    Needed an easy and portable external hard drive to store family pictures and videos. A Best Buy associate recommended Western Digital and I'm glad they did. Easy to install and use. I would definitely encourage you to buy this item for your pictures and videos storage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect solution for my external HD needs

    Posted
    Angel
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    I didn't want to deal with those typical bulky external hard drives nor having to buy several 128GB Flash Drives. This WD 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive was just the ticket Easy to setup and transfer my files keeping them all in one place. So glad I bought it. Fits perfectly in my laptop case. Take it everywhere I go.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Backup Storage Device

    Posted
    PatMary
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    Purchased two EasyStore 1T Portable Hard Drives. The software is very easy to setup and timely runs backups to the specified frequency. Each week I switch the device connected to my computer with the other device in my fireproof/waterproof storage box thereby ensuring I have a recent backup fully protected without the risk of using a cloud service that may be hacked.

    I would recommend this to a friend