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Best way to secure an external hard drive to a desk?


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#1 simpsonman3000

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 01:02 AM

So I'll be getting quite a large external drive (1.5-2 TB) and I will need to keep it secure in a dorm room. I guess my choices are either to get a safe for it or the secure it to my desk. Only problem is that we can't alter the desk in any way (ie. bolt it into the desk), so I really don't know what else to do.

Anyone have any ideas?

One of these will be the HD I get:

2 TB external hard drive

1.5 TB external hard drive

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#2 JonM33

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 12:00 PM

Some hard drives have Kensington lock slots on them: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kensington_Security_Slot

The problem is that you would need to secure it to the desk somehow. If you cannot drill into the desk I would look into getting a safe.

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 12:53 PM

a Very long strap wrapped under the desk and locked up might be an alternative to a safe I dont know how safe you can make but im sure you rig up some way.

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