Western Digital 1TB My Book Essential USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive, Black

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Western Digital 1TB My Book Essential USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive, Black

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The black Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB Desktop External Hard Drive is one of the world's best-selling external hard drives. It now features a smart visual backup solution that protects your data automatically. With secure password protection, you can rest easy knowing that your important data is safe. The full terabyte of storage lets you store a large volume of media, including games, movies, music and more.
Western Digital 1TB Hard Drive:
  • Capacity: 1TB
  • Password protection
  • WD SmartWare software
  • Color: Black
  • USB 2.0 external hard drive

From the Manufacturer


Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
Model No.: WDBAAF0010HBK
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.75
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.5 x 5.3 x 1.9
Walmart No.: 007208799

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5★ by 24reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by handy good and useful product 02/15/2011
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Pretty good drive The drive is fine although updating the software did not go smoothly. The software does auto backup and works fine if you are satisfied with WD's choice of files to backup. You can deselect certain file types from backup but you cannot add file types. The restore is really stupid. It put file in one of six groups. Pictures, Music, Movies, Documents, Other and Mail. The files do not always appear where you would think. I find some pictures under documents. The software will not do a full backup of everything on you hard drive, only certain file types. It does look as though it covers most all data file types which in many case is fine. 01/03/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Gives me peace of mind This product was easy to install and takes very little space in my work area. We now have the capability to back up important information which we lacked before getting this external hard drive. We ordered the product online one day and it was delivered the next at no extra cost! 01/07/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by External HD Was simple to use and did what I wanted done. Storing pictures. 01/30/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by WD 1 TB External Hard Drive Great product and great price. I use a lot of external hard drives and this is one of the best values going. 01/26/2011
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Overall, a fine hard drive. No problems with the hardware. The software is a little annoying to update but it dosn't need to be updated as far as I can tell. So far it has not given me any problems and it is easy to upload information to it without having to use the built in software. I would recommend this for a first time buyer. 02/05/2011
Rated 2 out of 5★ by Ok, once software was fixed!! This USB hard drive did not work with my Windows Vista system until I went to the WD website and downloaded the latest drivers and software. The automatic backup, which copies changes to any document or file saved on the drive, after you change it, was the problem. The new software allows you to turn this feature off, which I did. In addition, the "virtual CD" loaded on the hard drive was a nuissance and used up disk space. Not what I expected or wanted! 02/24/2011
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Western Digital 1TB My Book Essential USB 2.0 Desk So far the product works fine but it is also brand new. Perhaps Walmart will ask for my review again in 12 months. 01/27/2011
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