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This review is from: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Full Version) - Download
Pros: If you can somehow access a machine running Windows 7, you can eventually get what you think that you're buying
Cons: This download isn't an installable copy of Windows 8. It's an executable that can only be run on Windows 7, runs a downloader, and can eventually produce a bootable image. This isn't mentioned anywhere on this site, and I couldn't find it on Microsoft's, either.
Other Thoughts: It's hard not to feel deceived by this product, and if that's not bad enough, there are no refunds. Use Linux.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Quiet, lower power consumption, Western Digital drives have rarely failed on me
Cons: 50% failure rate, having to pay to ship WD's faulty equipment back to them
Other Thoughts: I bought 4 of these less than a year ago. I've used them in different configurations in the same machine. 1 started seeing errors early on, but WD Diagnostics said it was good, so I thought that it must have been something with ntfs-3g. It died about 4 months later. The second drive lasted 10 months.
Equipment fails, so it's always a good idea to keep backups, and I can't fault WD for the extra array I had to build (using Seagate drives). Even so, I've spent more time in the past year trying to recover data from these drives than I have using them.