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Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition (WDH2U series)

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition (WDH2U series)

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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy- WD Mirror mode is not dependable - you can lose all your data.

Bob Rish, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: Do not buy! This was one of my most useless IT purchases. I thought I was being smart in putting my 1T MyBook in Mirror mode, cutting my storage capacity in half (to 500gb) in order to have the security of the RAID mirrored backup. My Western Digital Drive Manager application told me my RAID was 100% healthy. There was really no mechanism or method to test the files were in fact being backed up, short of tearing the unit apart to read the 2nd drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

Second one that didn't work

P H F "Designer of odd things", Amazon
7 January 2009
  • Summary: The first one I ordered had one drive that was inacessable. The second one almost did my computer in. Something in the wiring. My computer flashed and blinked and finally crashed. Maybe it was just bad luck but I will not order from WD again. So I returned another one to Amazon who refunded my money.
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Overall 2
2.0

A Bad Idea

Computer Mavin "Joachim", Amazon
10 September 2008
  • Summary: The software installation took nearly 20 minutes. That was the first Bad Omen. Then, with the DC power plug in the unit, the drive's "ON" blue light was intermittant. It seems that Quality Control is not high on Western Digital's priority list. The DC power connection for the unit was defective -- the plug and socket were a very loose fit -- and so power to the unit was intermittant at best. Then, the newly installed software would not recognize the drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

scheinbar günstig, aber wenn man sie vor sich hat total überteuert...

Felix Wolf "St0rmf0rce", Amazon
13 October 2009
  • Summary: ich habe mir diese externe festplatte geholt, weil ich 2 tb externen speicher zusätzlich haben will. heute ist die festplatte angekommen, ich freu mich schon, pack die platte aus, schließe sie an doch siehe da, die hochgepriesenen 2 tb sind nur 1 tb! in dieser festplatte sind NICHT 2 x 2 tb verbaut, wie man der beschreibung zufolge annimmt, sodass man im RAID 1 2 tb nutzen kann, sondern nur 2 x 1 tb! meiner meinung nach totaler schrott!
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Overall 2
2.0

USB Anschluß - bei beiden Geräten Wackelkontakte

H. Stoll, Amazon
24 February 2009
  • Summary: Ich bin sehr enttäuscht. Ich habe zwei dieser MyBooks. Problem mit BEIDEN Geräten: Die USB-Schnittstelle am Gerät ist nur Mini-USB *unglaublich* und sehr schlecht verarbeitet. Wackelkontakt. Dreimal am Stecker wackeln bis die Platte sich am Rechner meldet. Das ist eine Zeitbombe. RAID zur "Sicherheit" und dann so eine Unsicherheit? Das geht nicht.
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