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need a Suitable Replacement External Drive


ponytail

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I use a Western Digital TV Media Player to play music or video files which I have on my Laptops hard drive.I move them from the Laptop to a external drive which currently is a iomega 160 gb I think it is a Firewire model cannot locate paper work at present but do have it somewhere.Have had it for for quite a few years but starting to get some problems such as when I plug it into the laptop devise not recognised and when I connect it to the media player the message is no storage present.also when I click on my computer the drive is not listed.Can someone reccommend a suitable replacement hard drive does not need a lot of storage room 160gb would be adequate.I would need to be able to transfer from my laptop to it and then connect it by USB to my media player sounds simple I know.Will fiddle around with my old one because there are things I would not like to lose.

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onthelimit1

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I've been using one of these for a few years with no problems.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Agree, its now cheaper to get a bigger one than try and source a 160G

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ponytail

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Hy guys saw this one

http://www.amazon.co.uk/television/forum/Fx19FWMFUWF30R5/Tx32RKDM9P1U8A2/1?.

Would this do the job ie download files from laptop hard drive and then connect to the media player and then play through the television

it is a seagate STBV20000200 2TB USB 3 3.5 inch Hard Drive

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ponytail

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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This?

yes USB 3 is backwards compatile with USB2 so will connect OK

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