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6.6 out of 10

Iomega eGo Charcoal

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Reviews and Problems with Iomega eGo Charcoal

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Overall 4
4.0

wasted space

rakuten
9 July 2013
  • Summary: I got this to have large backup; it has a reserved space of 275GB for iomega junk programs. I've read on their website numerous times to see how to delete the area and haven't been able to find anything to help. its too much waste.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Hard Drive

Victor, rakuten
17 December 2012
  • Summary: Great Product. Excells all expectations. Fast and easy to install.
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Overall 10
10

Great Buy

rakuten
10 November 2012
  • Summary: Order was just as expected! Item works great, was able to transfer all my files over before re-installing a fresh copy of windows. Transfer of data was very quick and easy.
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Overall 2
2.0

The Click of Death

Jenna, Amazon
2 April 2011
  • Summary: I've only had this thing for six months, come to find out that it is failing already. It's not loading and make a clicking noise. This event is so common that wikipedia has it's own page dedicated called the "iomega click of death". And do you think Iomega stands by thier products? No- only if you pay more money, and even then nothing happens. To me a company that doesn't stand by it's products, and they fail so commonly and quickly is an irreputable and corrupt company.
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Overall 2
2.0

Iomega External hard drive

EMM, Amazon
22 March 2011
  • Summary: I thought that I would warn those considering this HD. Mine was defective right out of the box and had to return it.
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Overall 2
2.0

dead, dead, dead

lyonbyte, Amazon
12 March 2011
  • Summary: Like many others, mine has died too. Worked great for 6 weeks. One day, started clicking. Iomega sent out power cable. No go. Iomega charges me $25 advance shipping fee. Get new drive, lasts 30 minutes. Haven't even sent back the first one yet. Now I have to ship two back. Stay away!!!!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a good experience with Iomega

MLMphotog, Amazon
3 March 2011
  • Summary: I have had this drive for only 8 weeks and was just told by iomega it has malfunctioned and will cost between $900 -$3000.00 to recover the data. When I first used it, it did work well, but I expect a drive to last longer than 8 weeks. I have spent over 2 hours total on the live support chat to have them offer me a new drive, once I pay a fortune to recover my data, no thanks, I will go back to a brand I trust.
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Overall 2
2.0

Drive Loses USB Connection & Will Not Power Up

Dan, Amazon
3 March 2011
  • Summary: OK, maybe I got a bad drive, but this drive dropped the USB connection in the middle of Windows backups on both Windows 7 and Windows XP based PCs. After the third attempt to use the drive, it powered down in the middle of the backup and will no longer turn on. The drive was very hot after each backup attempt leading me to believe that this drive may have an issue with overheating.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very disappointed:(

Jamie Brokus "angeldazie", Amazon
2 February 2011
  • Summary: I have always used iomega hard drives and I am very pleased, but this one didn't have the same results. I backed up about 1TB of data on it the day I got it and the next day it stopped working.:( It makes a terrible clicking noise, constantly.
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Overall 2
2.0

Just hope you don't need support!

M. Anton "the Tech Guy", Amazon
3 December 2010
  • Summary: Drive died after just five weeks. Over 30 days so couldn't exchange with Amazon. Support options with Iomega are horrible. No phone support unless you want to pay $25. Must chat online to get an RMA. If you need to call back - chat again. No advance replacement guaranteed by a credit card, unless you want to pay another $25. Must ship the drive back and wait for a replacement. Still waiting....
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