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Old 12-19-2006, 06:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want a good external hd for my brother in law. I know I could make one for him but I want one that has good software with it and is user friendly for someone without any computer knowledge for backups. I want a good brand and one with good warranty and easy to use. Thanks.
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Old 12-19-2006, 06:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Cheaper to Buy an Enclosure and an Internal Drive. Than to buy a premade.
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Old 12-19-2006, 06:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I understand that but when you add software it is not. I need something that will make it easy and do auto backups and pushbutton for him. EASY is the key.
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Yea, I don't know how easy Clicking and Dragging Files is....

Thats my suggestion because you will save so much doing this. So what if its not a "One touch" fix. Even Bush and Drag en Drop... (oh, thats right, I did.)

But, if you must just go on Newegg, zipzoomfly or price grabber and do your little search for one touch backup Drives.
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These Western Digital "MyBook" drives are excellent.

They're cheep too.

250GB - $99
http://www.buy.com/prod/Western_Digi...202367718.html

500gb - $199
http://www.buy.com/prod/Western_Digi...202418917.html

I got the 320GB for $119
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136023
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What type of software comes with them??
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