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USB External Hard Drives

by Rogge / November 3, 2004 6:42 AM PST

I have been reading many pages of the forum and it seems like everyone is having problems with the USB Ext hard drives.

I have a Dell desktop, 512mb mem, 40 gb hard drive that is full, and Win XP Pro.

Just wondering if anyone has had any luck buying and using a USB Ext hard drive on a system similar to mine.

Any answers appreciated.

Rogge

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Re: USB External Hard Drives
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 3, 2004 9:16 AM PST

I've never had such a problem, but I know to put such on USB 2.0 ports and how to sort out BIOS, and motherboard/OS drivers.

Bob

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Re: USB External Hard Drives
by eddie88 / November 12, 2004 7:00 AM PST

I have 5 of USB Hard drives on my windows
xp PRO AND NEVER HAD A PROB. WITH THEM.

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