Backing up using External Hard Drive

  penholder 12:22 13 Feb 05

Should I build my own, buying drive and case?
Or buy off the shelf?

If I build my own, do I need any software on the disc? I know I'll have to format the disc.

3 computers will need to access it, with 2 via wirelss network.
Advice sort with grateful thanks

  TomJerry 12:31 13 Feb 05

the cheapest option is to attach to one PC and make it accessable by other PCs

another way is to get one with network capability and attach to router, but this is very expensive option

another possibility is to get a router which support usb HDD, I think asus makes this

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:22 13 Feb 05

Case £20, 120G HDD £42, plugs in usb port make it shared then if PCs are networked then all have access to it.

Hard disk tools :-
Seatools click here
WD Data lifeguard click here
Maxblast3 click here

will set it up

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