I went and picked one of these up :P
Tinier than my other two 250 gig WD externals, and sleeek.
It had FAT32, so I tried to format it into NTFS.. it took a solid 2 hours and close to the end, it said "windows cannot format the hard drive". So I formatted it again with NTFS, using the quick method, which was successful. I was curious about why that happened, and I went into Disk Management, and tried to do a slow format from there too, but the same thing happened, and this time it said the format was "RAW"
. Then I got stubborn, and put it on slow format one more, and it went right through.
Is this cause for concern? I felt like going and exchanging it, but I want to know if this could be a potential problem in the future. I would NOT want to lose 1tb of data. I've lost enough regular internal hard drives back in the day, doing sneakernet