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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 5249 reviews

97%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works at intended

    Posted
    SoCalCommonGuy
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    Computer at home was acting a bit funky and needed some emergency back-up that evening for the "just-in-case" since we seem to always be hard on computers. I bought this product and it worked great, stored everything I needed it to and plenty of room when I need to add on. No real set-up needed there is a program in it that isn't necessary I treat it like a flash drive and just drop everything into the drive and it saves. Love the USB 3.0 option but my computer is too old to have USB 3.0 ports. I am very happy with this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Very disappointed

    Posted
    MMM19
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    I used this hard drive to move my 20,000 screenshots from my computer. When I did move my photos it relocated or deleted my camera upload file (which had nothing to do with my screenshots) Best Buy would not take responsibility for this and said that Windows did it on it's own LOL I don't think so!! Needless to say I am very disappointed with this product and have to find another way to view my camera photos.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    It is a wonderful terabyte flash drive

    Posted
    steve
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    I bought it especially to make a system image of my computer instead of using DVDs . but it does not work that away . asking many questions and got many answers I finally figured out how to do it with downloading one of their programs a wd program . but the problem is you can only put one computer image on that terabyte . and if you leave it plugged in when you turn your computer on it freezes on the boot screen . so to use it as a flash drive and also a system image you must petition the desk , hope that's helpful

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Storage! - Back-up Your Data!

    Posted
    ifishmo
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    Simple and easy - use the included software for auto back-up or pick and choose yourself. Me, I deleted the SW, created my own folders, and then backed up specifically what I want and when - Mostly when I add new pictures. I run RAID on my PC (Multiple Disks that protect Data) and then I have NOT 1, but 2 Back-up Hard Drives to make sure I don't lose those pics, NO One keeps real photos any more - lose your data, lose those 1st Birthday pic's forever! -

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great disk drive but .....

    Posted
    TEACHERLPP
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    The drive performs as expected and at a great price. But I am extremely disappointed in the backup software. My previous WD had software that continuously backed up files as they were saved, This one only offers three schedule options and to make things worse I have yet to see it do so automatically. I have it set to a daily backup at 1:00 p.m. I have to initiate it manually even though i have the computer turned on at that time. Be prepared to backup manually. This is the first purchase that I did not rate @ 5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    WD External Hard Drive

    Posted
    Rose
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    When I had trouble with my computer being so close to crashing, I brought it in and was told that whatever information I needed to save would be saved on the WD Backup, then the computer would be wiped clean, and then the information would be put back on to the computer. Well, it worked beautifully and I have my information. I had an older WD External Hard Drive, but my son-in-law said they need to be replaced after maybe 3 years. I am glad I made this purchase, because the older one was maybe 5 years old. Happy with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Choice - Good Value

    Posted
    BobRamsey
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    I was looking for an external hard drive, with a lot of storage, at a good price. I looked at solid-state drives, but they cost a fortune for much smaller storage capacity. The Western Digital hard drive provided the storage I needed, at a cost I was willing to pay. Western Digital was a name I could trust, so the decision was easy. We've now had it for a year and it has performed perfectly. We're happy with it and recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small and extremely easy to use!

    Posted
    Tony
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    Initially, I had doubts such a tiny device would be able to do exactly what I needed it do. Of course, I'm talking about holding my files here. However I'm also one of those guys that like to use something simple that doesn't need a whole lot of prepping before use, so this buy was excellent. It honestly was just plug and use, SUPER simple. This right here is a great buy for anyone looking for some extra GB's. Works for both my gaming console and laptop!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Cute "Square" Thingy!

    Posted
    Wallabear63
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    This WD (Western Digital) external hard drive (I bought the 1GB version) is USB 3.0 and speedy and so self-conscious of footprint space that you will barely even notice that it is lying on your desk, right next to your laptop (as I have used it). While I have no real use for the accompanying WD software that is included, I nevertheless did not delete it from the external hard drive. Great "hardware device" which you can almost drop right into your shirt pocket -- or at least drop right into your backpack!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great

    Posted
    Ameer
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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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

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Won't Work On My Mac

    Posted
    Returning
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Despite stating it is compatible with Macs and saying Plug and Play, I was unsuccessful in getting this drive to work on my Mac. Went to the WD website, two calls to Customer Support/Tech Support and nothing. I bought two, one for me and one for her, and both are going back on Monday. I have never had an external Hard Drive not work on my Mac so unless you're really good at troubleshooting and solving these kind of issues, I recommend Seagate or the WD Passport, neither of which have given me trouble.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Didn't work as I expected

    Posted
    anblandu
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    I wanted this drive to activate the backup in the Windows 10 desktop. Unfortunately, after setting it, my computer wasn't able to reboot and it stayed in the initial BIOS page. I had to disconnect the computer for the power cable to be able to access Desktop configuration and to change the booting sequence because this had been set up as the primary. I connected the device again and the same happened, so I had to format it and just copy my C drive instead of setting the automatic backup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Used as storage for game

    Posted
    Trench
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    Started to run some of my other games to kill time when main one was down. I have a tiny SSD on my gaming rig and didn't feel like going thru getting a bigger one. I can run games off of this with no issues at all. Might be a little slow at loading but I'm spoiled from my SSD. It's also tiny, my daughter took my old one and that needed its own power supply and was a brick.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good External Hard Drive

    Posted
    Dave
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    The drive seems to work pretty good. Instructions suck, basically don't exist, nothing with the drive. It took a little to figure out how to download the software which includes the help files. Would be nice to at least give you a one sheet overview. Next time I will get the help files first online before attempting to hook up the drive. Backup went well, initial backup of pictures, music and video from a HP laptop took about 4 hours for 210 GB.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good drive. It surprised me.

    Posted
    SamF
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    I have 3 WD passport drive models that crashed on me, now they are door stops. So I hesitated to buy another WD drive. I have had no problems with Seagate, but WD was the only thing in stock. I needed extra storage for my Xbox One S, so decided to try this 1TB WD. It has worked perfectly (knock on wood). And I use my xbox every day, so it is getting a workout. This drive surprised me so well that I might get another WD drive for my PC storage when I need it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    What?

    Posted
    Lorna0417
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    I purchased this after reading reviews and expected no problems. I got around to attempting to use yesterday and got an error message. There are zero instructions included with the packing and they send you to online for everything. I am not really techy - so this makes me feel even dumber. I cannot afford to pay for support. Not happy with purchase at this time and putting a no recommendation only because I am at a loss for what to do now!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use and at a great price

    Posted
    Susan
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    I was happy to hear, there were other options for saving my information from my computer, I needed more storage for a book I was writing, and had to secure my folders, I am not very computer savvy, but this external hard drive, was easy to adapt to my computer,worked perfectly,and the price was surprisingly affordable. I am pleased with this purchase, and appreciate how knowledgeable the people working for Best Buy are. Again thank you Best Buy

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Portability and reliability

    Posted
    TrojanLRey
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    Was on the road when my laptop was about to crash. Desperately needed to back up a whole lot of files, photos, and music. And I didn't have space to pack a larger external drive in my briefcase. Surprised at how much capacity this has for being barely larger than 3 passports stacked up together. Fairly fast transfer speed. Saved all my stuff which is the one and only thing I needed it for.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for tranferring files

    Posted
    PopPop
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    I bought a new computer, monitor and was looking for something to help me transfer my files from the old to new computer, since Windows 10 doesn't have that feature. A Best Buy associate explained everything to me and even gave me instructions on how to do it. I purchased the WD easy store 1 TB external USB 3.0 external hard drive . I am so glad that I did! Not only did this drive allow me to transfer my files quickly and so easy, it now serves as my weekly back up !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    dyson vacuum

    Posted
    Staceyann39
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    I bought a dyson cyclone animal vacuum on 05/20/19.got home unpack it to find the battery wouldn’t charge. so I looked it up in the book and found out the battery was broken I took it back exchange it and the guy was very nice and even open the new vacuum to make sure nothing was wrong with it. Very happy with my new vacuum so far works wonderful.

    I would recommend this to a friend