HAVE BOUGHT TOTAL OF 3 MY BOOK EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES TWO 2 TERA BYTE UNITS AND ONE 3 TERA BYTE UNIT, TWO HAVE FAILED, ONE THEY REPLACED AFTER EXPENSIVE SHIPPING AND TROUBLE, THE OTHER DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY, LOST ARE 486 cad designs my collage draf thesis, over 800 movies i had spent years collecting, photos, and music.my loss is over 25,000 dolllars due to failed western digital products.
DO NOIT MAKE THE MISTAKE OF PURCHASING WESTERN DIGITAL PRODUCTS. SEAGATES WORK MUCH BETTER AND DO NOT HAVE LOAD AND START UP ISSSUE NOT TO MENTION THEY ARE CHEAPER I NOW HAVE THREE 2 TERABYTE SEAGATE DRIVES AND AM REPLACING LOST DATA FROM WD MY BOOKS, IT WILL TAKE TIME AND LOTS OF MONEY BUT ALSO WILL NOW BACK UP ,ALL DVDS AND DRIVES TO 2ND SET OF MATCHED DRIVES SO AS TO NEVER LOSE IT ALL AGAIN, IT WILL BE WORTH EXTRA EXPENSE, LESSON LEARNED FROM EXTERNAL STORAGE DEVICES.
BUY TWO!JUST INCASE.
Monetary Loss: $10000.