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WD - My Passport Ultra 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - White-Gold-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Western digital is the superior storage brand

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    Filcofan
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    I am part time IT and have many friends who are full time IT and we all agree that Western Digital makes storage that is much more reliable than other mainstream competitors. I am brand loyal to them because I have heard of horror stories with other major brands crashing and data loss resulting. Nicely designed external appearance as well. I currently use this one to back up my family’s computer, IPhone files, and work.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    If I can sue WD I wouldn't hesitate

    Posted
    Amagdib
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    Very bad product, I used it for 1 hr. Removed all my data to this crap hard drive and then it never worked. I lost memories for everything, I lost my work, my documents, my projects, my presentations. I lost it all. The worst mistake in my life buying this hdd. If I find a way to sue WD I will never hesitate.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Product, Great Price!!

    Posted
    khandiye
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    I needed to buy an external hard drive in a hurry, but I had heard that they were so expensive. This drive was very reasonable, and with 2T, I was able to store all of the files in my old computer with lots of room left over. It was extremely easy to use. I'll be buying another just so I'll always have a great back up!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    convenient peace of mind

    Posted
    Montague
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    This is my second WD external drive. The first one is still going after five years. This one is exclusively for business files which the WD Backup software effortlessly transfers each night. The silver-ridged section makes it easy to quickly identify by sight or feel (in the bottom of the gig bag).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Volatile Storage

    Posted
    Siggy
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    HDD came to a screeching halt part-way through a file transfer just 4 months after purchase. Kept it in the WD carry case (purchased with the drive) all the time. Could not even lift the data from the drive using software that usually works for data recovery. Lost everything.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Slim and compact external harddrive

    Posted
    EnglishIvy
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    This Passport external hard drive is thin and small enough to carry around, yet it can pack a lot of files so that I can eliminate having several smaller capacity flash drives. I actually bought two of these so I could use one as a back up drive while I use the other as a main drive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Ckap
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    I had to learn the hard way that I needed this when my hard drive crashed and lost so many photos and programs I lost. All my photos I saved but had not downloaded on Ancestry. Don't hesitate, it's an awesome product and a must have!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The memory is great for backups.

    Posted
    NormaTm
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    The memory is easy to use and has great space for backups of computers or just storying extra information. If you are using it for a MAC computer, just make sure to make the corresponding adaptions for the memory to work correctly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent portable backup

    Posted
    WD333
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    Needed a backup drive for my laptop. I usually buy Seagate drives, but decided to go with this one since it was on sale I think. Not bad, easy setup, light, easy to throw in backpack and go. Backup speeds are decent.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good For Photo And Sensitive Documents

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    SeanJohn
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    Enabled when purchased. This connects easily to hardware for quick data transfer. If you are a photographer this will help with those large files. Interfaces with all non-gaming storage devices

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Why didn’t I get one of these sooner?

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    MrsH1018
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    Time and time again I lost important moments due to a computer or phone failure. This has allowed me to take almost 6,000 photos off my phone and more off my laptop. Love it!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the Money

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    MovieLover
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    I use this with my Tablo to hold all my DVR recordings. With 1 tb I can record hours upon hours and watch whenever I want. Say bye bye to high cable bills because streaming is taking over!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid external drive

    Posted
    Tikizen
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    It would get five stars but for the fact it does not seem to write as quickly as some of my other drives. Have had this drive in daily use though for 6 months with no issue

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great - No problems with a Macbook Air

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    SpokanePhoto
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    My wife's macbook air was running low on disk space, so I bought this external drive to fix that problem. Was able to transfer the Photos library to it and it works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bought this for Streaming when I cut Cable TV

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    MovieLover
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    I use this 2 TB external hard drive to keep all my DVR recordings on for my new Tablo. No more cable bills except for High Speed Internet, wish I would've done this sooner.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Value

    Posted
    PokeBaka
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    So far so good. No problems with set up and it’s been working great. Using this drive to back up data from a cctv system

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tons of storage

    Posted
    2grtkids
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    This hard drive will hold a ton of pictures and videos. Was used to backup my entire picture library and was more than adequate.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good back-up drive

    Posted
    lam298
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    Bought it to transfer all our photos from an old computer to a new one. Good place to keep old files in case you have issues with storing them "in the cloud".

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent capacity and apps. Good speed.

    Posted
    Russ
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    Excellent capacity and storage. Easy to set up. Light weight, but very strong build. Not as fast as expected on USB 3.0 when backing up docs. Very good overall.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Manual Backup System

    Posted
    Carida
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    Able to backup manually just the files that I want to back up. It has enough storage to back up software if needed.

    I would recommend this to a friend