Verbatim USB 2.0 250 GB 96532 Review
Other Verbatim external hard drives receive positive reviews from users, but many report that this older model died after one, two, or three months. Users also had trouble connecting the hard drive to their computer and difficulty getting customer support. This Verbatim hard drive offers only 250 GB of storage and a USB 2.0 connection port; it's compatible with Macs and PCs.
Many users report that this external hard drive died after one, two or three months. Users also had trouble connecting the hard drive to their computer and difficulty getting customer support. A user at Buzzilions reported that their computer "did not see" the Verbatim hard drive when they connected to it. This user then learned from Verbatim that not all laptops supply sufficient power from their USB ports to power this hard drive; Verbatim recommends buying a Y-USB plug to gain the extra power. A user at Cnet complained that their hard drive did not stay connected to their PC and they were unable to get help from technical support. Another Cnet user also complained of a lack of technical support. Many Amazon users also panned this hard drive, with users complaining that it is unreliable and some users complaining that the hard drive died after a short period.
The Verbatim Portable External Hard Drive is USB 2.0 compatible, and compatible with both PCs and Macs. Not all laptops supply sufficient power to run this hard drive. If you laptop does not supply enough power, you can purchase a Y-USB plug to obtain enough power by using two USB ports.
Many users have reported that the Verbatim hard drive is unreliable and offers poor customer support. We recommend looking elsewhere for your external hard drive.
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