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Old 11-12-2005, 03:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question External Or Internal Hard Drive?

Hey I'm new here and i wanted to ask a question, could more than one internal hard drive be added to a computer or if i buy one will i be able to transfer all the music i have on the current one to the new one? because i bought a computer for $150 and it was a really great deal except the hdd only was 10gb so the space is so low now because of all the songs on it, and i have an ipod so yeah...or should i get an external hdd? which would u recommend...Gracias

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Old 11-12-2005, 04:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Internal's are much cheaper and it should be no problem adding a second one. And, yes, no problem moving all your music to the new driver once it's installed.


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Old 11-12-2005, 10:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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External's are really useful for storing back-up data, but has slow access time. Internal's are cheaper and all around better for everyday use.
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Old 11-22-2005, 09:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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But if i install the new drive will it still have windows xp on it n everything im not a computer expert so i just wanna know if itll work properly since i dont got the windows xp disk...
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Old 11-22-2005, 09:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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When you install the second harddrive, you won't need to reinstall XP. Just pop it in, make sure the BIOS settings (and the jumpers on the drive itself) are good, and format it.

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Old 11-23-2005, 09:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
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ya, you dont need to install new WinXp in it .. all u need to do is put the new HD into Slave ( depends ur current setting),then format it ..woola a new storage space..
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Old 11-23-2005, 12:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You can use any disk as external. All you need to buy is a 10-20 dollar enclosure.
I'd go with internal any time. It's faster and more reliable than USB or FireWire.

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