It was just plug and play- First, I turned off the PS3 through the switch in the back of the unit. I have no complaints worth merit with this drive. It hasn’t given me any problems and stores what I need. While that is convenient and adds to its simplicity, it can be problematic for computers that limit the power available on the USB bus. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Great drive, great software, great value!

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It was all done through the manufacturer’s website. The Toshiba hard-drive arrived as advertised and on time.

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I can’t comment on whether or not I will receive the form at this point or what the form will require me to do to get my replacement, but based on my experience I’m already at 1 star so I don’t think it matters much. When I first got it I could only hook it to my computer and that’s it.

It’s powered purely by USB 2. The Shadow backup software is quirky. When you attempt to update the backup with newer files. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


I’ve probably returned 5 hard drives under warranty and never before had to call anyone.

Portable USB Hard Drives Support | Toshiba

See All Buying Options. I have experimented with many backup programs and found shortcomings in all of the affordable ones, but this freebie is ideal for simple home backup: Excellent tohsiba, though you may have to monkey with the Shadow software. Hddr20e03x is my first external drive, so I have nothing to compare it to, but so far I like this drive very well.

It can be a little slow to transfer at times, but it never fails to boot up or work properly. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I learned that the hard way It has not failed me yet.

Toshiba Portable – hard drive – 250 GB – USB 2.0 Series

This device provides lots of storage in a very compact and easy to operate package. I hddr250e3x up all my data about 25G in about 30 minutes.

Get to Know Us. I bought this HD for backing up my laptop several months ago. I’ve carried it across several states. I’m very careful with it tshiba have always been.

First off, this drive is designed for portability and as such, a short USB cord is ideal. More items related to this product. But overall a good product, I just hope that it lasts awhile, since it seems that tooshiba of these external drives have a short life.


As a workaround, Toshiba offers a special cable that plugs into two USB ports, drawing power from both. I would have liked to see a more detailed instruction booklet, but I just went to their web site and found the info I was looking for.

A good choice works with USB so it doesn’t waste any unnecessary power and automatically shuts down when you shut your computer down.

Toshiba Portable USB Hard Drive Software Installer for Windows

Anyway, I go to Toshiba’s site expecting to find a place where Hddr250s03x can enter the serial and check the warranty info as well as request an RMA right there.

Sometimes when I remove the usb, the drive whines a bit. This page works best with JavaScript. Last one Free shipping.