External drives

  harfy 14:27 10 Jun 06

so VOG does mean 'very old geezer'? then he would know that WATT assembled steam engines but always told how to disassemble them, maybe he would stop cranking his old comptometer to calculate angel wing lift and tell how to dismantle numerous system backups from an external drive put there by norton ghost 10?
Suggest we go back to twenties when we only had the Abacus, young uns would not know how to use that?
With increasing storage space then there is a requirement to strip data without reformat which takes about 7hr for an 80 Gigabyte.

  terryf 14:38 10 Jun 06

Harfy, why do you start new threads that refer to others, it confuses us old-timers in electronics since 1949.

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