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FreeAgent Go

by godsgrace1 / September 19, 2008 10:50 PM PDT

I bought FreeAgent Go portable external hard drive. I installed it but now how do I use it to my advantage. Can i move all my music and game files over there and erase them from the main harddrive?

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 19, 2008 11:11 PM PDT
In reply to: FreeAgent Go

And no! Happy

Yes of course you can store your files on the external disk, but I would advise against using it as your only copy.

You need a back up regime because external hard drives, just like internal hard drives, can fail, and if they do it is often catastrophic, and that means you have lost everything.

So, use the external if you wish to free up space on your internal hard drive, but those fies you cannot afford to lose should also be backed up somewhere else, like CD or DVD.

Good luck.


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now my next Question
by godsgrace1 / September 20, 2008 12:12 AM PDT
In reply to: FreeAgent Go

How do I do this? move the files from my computer to my external harddrive.

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How to use another drive.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 20, 2008 2:00 AM PDT
In reply to: now my next Question

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