Can anyone recommend a Network external hard drive

  *paul* 21:11 06 May 08
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Hi,

I'm after a networked external hard drive as a remote backup for my Vista laptop and my Win2K laptop. Can anyone recommend one. I've seen

Western Digital (pcworld)
Maxtor (Maplin)
Buffalo (Amazon)

I dont want anything complicated, 250GB £150.

FAT32 is fine. Easy setup and reliabilty of connection are important.

  MCE2K5 23:56 06 May 08

Buffalo NAS Drives are Formatted to XFS.

From the Manual,

Note that FAT32 has a 2 gigabyte fi lesize limit
for individual fi les. If you choose FAT32 for your
fi le system, you will not be able to store single
fi les larger than 2 gigabytes on the drive. Use of
the XFS or EXT3 fi le systems is recommended.
Press Select Target Disk when done.

  *paul* 07:40 07 May 08

Is that what you have?

  recap 11:26 07 May 08

Buffalo produce a good network external hard drive the Link Station Live click here

  Forum Editor 19:17 07 May 08

in my office, and they perform flawlessly.

  *paul* 20:03 07 May 08

Forum editor, are they wireless?

  PP321 20:48 07 May 08

I can tell you what to avoid.... Freecom !

Network performance is dreadfull.

  MCE2K5 21:43 07 May 08

Q. "Is that what you have?"

A. Yes, It's the 500Gig.

Q. "Forum editor, are they wireless?"

A. Yes, If it's connected to a Wireless Router (Mine is).

And I second what FE said in his Wed, 07/05/08@20:03 Post.

You won't be disappointed.

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