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#1 hck

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 07:47 AM

hi,

just bought a new computer and it came with an external hard drive, which I have never used.

I guess the main use is to back up docs in case of a crash. what are the other uses?

I burn alot of movies. could it be used for this?

thanks,

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#2 FireKracker

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 07:52 AM

Nice, a new PC bundled with an external USB!!

Personally I`d use it to backup sensitive data, and store the external drive away from your computer.

Otherwise, sell it and get come cash for it!!

Oh yeah, :thumbsup: to the board!

Edited by FireKracker, 22 March 2007 - 07:53 AM.

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 10:21 AM

You can use that external drive just like it was a hard drive inside your computer...store whatever you want on it, it won't hurt a thing. Music, photos, videos, word documents, private/seceret data...anything!

If it's a USB drive, then you can put files on it, take it to a friends house, plug it into their computer and then download the files to their computer (like a portable memory stick, only WAYYYYY bigger!).
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