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by zmdgsno / June 4, 2006 6:12 AM PDT

I was on my way to purchase the Maxtor Ext HD, but thought I would check first to see what has been posted. I am shocked at the complexity of the problems, so I want to stay away from Maxtor. Any recommendations on a solid Ext HD. I am running Win XP on a Dell Dimension 4550. I want to use the HD as a way to store IPOD music files, photos, and documents that can easily be accessed by the operating system--especially with the IPOD files so that they are not stored on the main HD taking up so much space. I continue to back up on CD, but want to supplement available HD space to increase overall performance. Thoughts?

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I built my own. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 4, 2006 10:21 PM PDT
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by zmdgsno / June 9, 2006 10:35 AM PDT
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I appreciate the direction. I might try that instead. Stability is key and I have simply read too much about the devices with the bells and whistles crashing.

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