What is a external hard-drive?

Answer An external drive is just a hard drive in a case, powered either by an adapter (like my 250gb Seagate Freeagent) or USB powered (like my 500gb Western Digital). They provide added storage space.

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New external hard drive. How do I make the external my default hard drive?

Unfortunately Windows will always see an external drive as a removable drive and won't let you make it your default. However you can do certain things to make more room like move your internet cac... Read More »

Buying a new comp, Is it possible to have an external Hard Drive for work and Internal hard drive for game?

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How to Transfer Windows XP to a New Hard Drive From an External Hard Drive?

When you buy a new computer and install Windows XP on it, it starts with default settings and files. If you want to move Windows XP files and settings from your old computer’s hard drive to the n... Read More »

Should I Use All the Hard Drive Space on My External Hard Drive or Leave Some?

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