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WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

  • Automatic & cloud backup.
  • Local and cloud backup
  • Ultra-fast transfer rates
  • Works great with Windows 8
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Miles K.
  • 3/23/2015 7:28:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWD MyPassport Ultra 2TB

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Inexpensive
Simple

Cons: Unreliable
proprietary connection cable
short connection cable

Other Thoughts: I own a bunch of these drives, this is the only one that has given me trouble. I got them cause they don't need an external power source and they are pretty cheap. Had intermittent I/O errors for a couple months, it finally died on me today. I already ordered the same drive, so you know I'm generally satisfied with them. I just wish the cord was longer really... and that it didn't die within one year from purchase date :)

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  • Coty A.
  • 2/2/2015 2:18:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsMy Passport Ultra

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: I've used many WD products and never had a problem until now

Cons: I purchased this unit to save my most important files. I transferred everything to the drive through a disk utility on my MAC. One day the files were not there anymore. The thing completely annihilated my files. Whats worse is how much I spent on it and that I only used it a few months. Now it's been almost a year and not only did it kill my files, but I cannot get it returned.

Other Thoughts: I used a disk utility to recover some of the missing files, but was not able to recover the faulty system.

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  • John P.
  • 1/28/2015 1:06:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsJunk (x2)

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: None. Fails at what's it supposed to do.

Cons: Can't list any pros when the drives fail and their sole purpose is to backup and store data. We started buying these at my tech company for work. One drive full of sensitive data failed within 6 months (HDD failure, clicking) and a 2nd drive failed in just about a year (logic board died.) WD is making garbage products now. Encryption prevents you from just swapping in another board to recover your data. Board interface is USB 3.0 only, so you can't remove the drive and plug into a SATA dock / port either if you're having issues.

Other Thoughts: Don't waste your time. Buy a good, reputable bare drive and put it in it's own external enclosure. If I could, I'd leave multiple negative eggs for this product.

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  • Tammy H.
  • 1/3/2015 3:55:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWas good when it worked

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: small, compact, secure with password protection

Cons: It quit working after 5 months. It works on my hubby's computer but my computer won't even recognize that it's there. Too bad, was a nice little backup and data keeper until it quit.

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  • Grant S.
  • 11/5/2014 9:47:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Small, quite, USB powered, low vibration and fast. I personally like the short cable, I don't have to deal with a bunch of cable I have to try to stash somewhere.

Cons: None

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  • David Z.
  • 6/29/2014 6:28:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Drive

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Excellent storage driver. I've been using the WD Passports since they came out, and have to say I have great luck with them. They travel with me, take constant use, including frequent massive date dumps, and I've never had one die yet. I gave an old 128gb one to my mother several years back when I upgraded, and even it still works. This one seems to be holding up just as well. Fast, too. Consistently maxes out my old USB 2.0.

Cons: None

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  • Emmanuel H.
  • 4/1/2014 10:12:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsI knew I was making a mistake.

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Way faster but still testing to see if there other bugs..

Cons: My motherboard's tools, they detect my wd passport 2 tb but the WD security keeps saying no device, connect a wd compatible device.....well gg wd. Installed/uninstalled twice and same thing, that,S amazing wd tools won't detect their own device but my motherboard's tools yes hahahhahah what ever.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello kAlimer0, it is unfortunate that you are experiencing problems with your Portable Drive. Please ensure the drive’s firmware is up to date for best performance and compatibility with the latest WD tools. We also suggest checking that the drive is connected using the supplied USB cable, as well as trying different ports, along with another computer system as tests. Please see the link below for additional information:

Updating firmware on a My Passport
http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5460

We would appreciate the opportunity to assist you directly in order to address any further concerns you may have with the device and/or your experience. You may contact us at (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: http://support.wdc.com/rs

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  • Ed B.
  • 3/5/2014 4:19:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWD 2TB Passport

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Started out as a great drive. I really like the password protected app. Drive is very fast when doing copies

Cons: Drive only lasted 3 months and then couldn't be recognized on any computer although it still spins up. Had that not happened this would be a 5. My 320GB Passport lasted many years and still works fine.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Ed, we thank you for taking the time to bring your concerns to us. We understand your situation and will gladly replace your in-warranty drive, as we stand by our products and their associated warranties.
How to get an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) or replace a defective product under warranty
http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8

Please contact us for further assistance at (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: http://support.wdc.com/rs for any questions you may have.

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  • MARTIN*SMITH
  • 3/5/2014 4:26:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsUh....

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: High capacity in a relatively compact package.

Cons: Constantly wigs out. Not recognized by non-pc devices.

Other Thoughts: For some reason this thing goes thru occaisional fits where windows won't recognize it. I've had several file transfers stop midstream with the message "Can't access file". I've run chkdsk along with the Western Digital Utilities. Each time the drive passes. Another drawback is that my bluray player doesn't recognize it. I have several external USB 3.0 drives and this one is the only one it doesn't see. I think something may be wrong with the interface. I'm sending it back.

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  • A P.
  • 2/28/2014 8:51:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect - Just like the 2 red ones I ordered

This review is from: WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive WDBMWV0020BBL-NESN Blue

Pros: Small, quite, USB powered, low vibration and fast. I personally like the short cable, It plugs in and sits nicely on top of the computer case without a bunch of cable I have to try to stash somewhere.

Cons: Some people might find the cable too short. It's nice if you want to put the drive right next to the PC, but its not long enough if you have to plug and unplug the device from the back of your computer.

Other Thoughts: I have 3 of these now for office use. They are cheap enough that have bought these to do a backup image of critical computers. I have daily cloud backup for the little stuff, but nothing beats an image in a compete hard drive failure.

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