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Western Digital 500GB My Passport Essential USB 2.0/3.0 External Portable Hard Drive

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  • 500GB external hard drive
  • Dual USB 2.0 and 3.0
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates
  • About this item

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  • 500GB external hard drive
  • Dual USB 2.0 and 3.0
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates

    Western Digital 500GB My Passport Essential Portable Hard Drive:

  • Dual USB 3.0 and 2.0 compatibility
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates
  • WD quality inside and out
  • Maximum capacity
  • WD SmartWare software included
  • Automatic, continuous backup
  • Password protection for privacy
  • Formatted NTFS
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Requires formatting for Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Package contents: portable hard drive, WD SmartWare software, USB cable and quick install guide
  • Specifications

    Hard Drive Capacity: 1.0 TB - 2.0 TB
    Manufacturer: Western Digital
    Size: 1 TB
    Form: External
    Manufacturer Part Number: WDBACY5000ABKSN
    Model: WDBACY5000ABKSN
    Brand: Western Digital
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    Customer Reviews | 23 reviews | 4.7 out of 5

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    Great drive
    4/9/2011

    Customer review by dkgkck3

    5.0 stars 4/9/2011 by dkgkck3
    by dkgkck3

    Opened the box, connected it to my laptop and started coping files...That is how easy it works. No need to install the software unless you really want it. I just copy my own files to backup so I didn't use the software with it. But great little drive with plenty of space for a great price.

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    dkgkck3
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Usage:Once per week
    Used for online DJ
    7/3/2011

    Customer review by Mahto

    5.0 stars 7/3/2011 by Mahto
    by Mahto

    Plenty of room to store and work on playlists, has proven reliable and dependable, easily transportable and can work with it from several different PC's.

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    Mahto
    Florida
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:55 - 64
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
    6/7/2011

    Customer review by UniStudent1234567

    5.0 stars 6/7/2011 by UniStudent1234567
    by UniStudent1234567

    This hard-drive is perfect - I use it just like a thumbdrive except that is big enough to hold all my music, pictures, and files, too!

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    UniStudent1234567
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Great Drive
    6/25/2011

    Customer review by skIIP

    5.0 stars 6/25/2011 by skIIP
    by skIIP

    I had an 80 gig passport for about 5 years (Still going) I decided to get this 500 gig drive. Works right out of the box. I like the fact that it is USB 3.0 ready. Great Drive for a great price.

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    skIIP
    Port Richey
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Usage:Every day
    Computer likes to dismount the drive.
    11/30/2011

    Customer review by GreenFrogie

    4.0 stars 11/30/2011 by GreenFrogie
    by GreenFrogie

    When using the password protection and encryption mode computer dismounts drive. I just turn off the password protection while using (backing up) and then turn it back after backup completed.

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    GreenFrogie
    Noble County, Indiana
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Once per week
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