Excerpt: I plugged in the Toshiba Desktop External Hard Drive Canvio Desk 3 TB, & the application loaded after it was plugged into the USB port. I transferred numerous files, programs, photos, etc. onto the external hard drive and left it plugged in so further files could be transferred. Now, I cannot use the External Hard Drive as my computer can no longer find it. Toshiba site does not even have the 3 TB hard drive listed, so no drivers can be downloaded!
Excerpt: OMG I just bought this 3Tb external hard drive...it was just die...I only used it for 3 month....its have a click sound...and my computer does not recognize it pls help ...I lost everything now.
Excerpt: After an unexpected computer shutdown, this toshiba drive suddenly said I had to reformat. It took about 6 1/2 days to reformat it! When I got the message that the format was complete, and checked that it showed up in windows explorer, I unplugged it, rebooted the computer out of safe mode and into regular mode. I replugged the Toshiba drive and now it's telling me it has to be formatted! AARGH. This is a disaster.
Excerpt: I got this external hard-drive 60 days ago, as I needed more storage for my pictures. Well today it started clicking and my computer does not recognize the hard-drive. I have Carbinite as a back-up source, and now I only have 30 days to get this piece of junk fixed or my files will be gone.
Pros: Pretty much sets itself up; very little configuration required. Case has small rubber mounts that keep it from sliding around. Quiet.
Cons: The first one I bought lasted about 30 days and stopped working. I had loaded about 500M of data but it was all backed up; annoying but not fatal. Newegg swapped it and all seemed well. After 30 days, the second one seemed to be doing well and I downloaded about 1T of backup data from an online site and cancelled that account. No backup because this was the backup. 45 days later, the power source just stopped working. It wouldn't turn on, so I couldn't even try to res...
Excerpt: Drive died while backing up the first folder to it for storage and never worked again. After reading the other reviews I'm glad it did die before I lost several years worth of information. I had to give one star to have the review posted but it should be -10.