You might be able to throw away the Total Defense Premium Internet Security software but if you don't want to hassle with that just buy the drive with rebate for $100:
Fry's has a 3TB external (straight up) for $119.
Last week they had 2TB for $69. This guy...
of which they have so many I'm sure it will go back down there before long. Remember they match virtually any Internet price so it's painful to go there... passing up all of the potential bargains.
I purchased one for a external USB backup for a server not even 4 months ago.
And it is already failing.
Those things run very hot. I have S.M.A.R.T. monitoring on all the drives for that server.
It has reached 138 F. Now message states:
Failure Predicted - Attribute 5 Reallocated Sectors Count,
Count of sectors moved to the spare area. Indicate problem
with the disk surface or the read/write heads.
Replace hard disk immediately.
It is recommended to backup immediately to prevent data loss.
And this is the backup.