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Old 07-20-2005, 06:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey...
What is the best way to connect a hard disk to a laptop externally?

I have a USB cable that connects to the hd (data+power) and, on the other end, connects to the computer via USB.

Does this work on notebooks? (the hd is for desktops not notebooks)

Is it safe to do so? I know that the hds are very fragile and sensative...do I have a risk of loosing my data?

Are external hds better? do they have some sort of protection or so? Do they also work on notebooks?

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It doesn't really matter as long as you take care of your disk. Remember that one drop could destroy some data.
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Old 07-20-2005, 10:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea usb 2.0 i guess would be pretty fast if ur laptop has usb 2.o and there are hdd witrh usb 2.0 lol any way will work fine im sure i think u can do firewire also
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