I thought 1.5TB for $60 was a deal. Boy was I wrong.
The drive is fine… what I was unaware of was the insane software WD forces you use in order to access the drive!!!
I WANT YOUR SOFTWARE GONE!!!
It’s been slowing my PC down to a crawl. I know this because when I killed the WD tasks in Task Manager… all of sudden my system started forking at normal speed again.
I also wanted a simple external drive to put files on SO I COULD TAKE THEM WITH ME!!!
Suprise!!! Every machine I want to access MY files on has to have your **bleep** software installed OR I CAN’T ACCESS MY FILES!!!
What was the point?!?!?!
I want a firmware update to make your drive behave like a normal external NTFS hard drive!!! That means NO TRACKING! NO PROTECTING!!! I WANT NONE OF YOUR “SECURITY” FEATURES!!!
I will NEVER buy a WD drive again because of this. There are standars in the computer industry for a reason.
An External HD should need no software to be accessed from any system.