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Running a desktop from an external HDD


catpwss
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HI.I'm thinking of transfering all my documents,music,photos,video to an external hdd,Due to a slight hickup with desktop,Running windows 7. Now is this a good or bad idea,Then all what would be on the C dice would be windows and all my programs etc. If its going to be a good idea what would be the best way to access the folders from the external hdd,Would it be possible to access then through the existing libraries in windows 7. I'm open to suggestions any help would be appreciated. Many Thanks.

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catpwss

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Chronus,Sorry to get back to you,All transfer worked well,Just one point How do I access those files That are on the ext hdd to share on my homegroup??.

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KRONOS the First

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Try this, My external HDD is actually housed in a NAS box,the IOCELL NetDISK 351UNE which is connected to a network hub and can be seen by all three of my PC's. But as long as you keep your drive connected to your PC and have shared its contents then it will be seen by any PC's in your home-group.

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Many thanks,Followed link all is okay. Very much obliged Thanks once again.

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