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#41 lyk13

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Posted August 07, 2009 - 08:05 AM

OMFG, no disrespect to Chick n Stu but...that is a very amateurish conversation with Fido. =.=




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Posted August 07, 2009 - 08:27 AM

Frys has good prices on these.

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Posted August 07, 2009 - 08:34 AM

OMFG, no disrespect to Chick n Stu but...that is a very amateurish conversation with Fido. =.=



I didn't really understand it then I talked to Marcum... :lol: Sorry...

I understand it know though. I put iTunes and Limewire on my external and just have it all play off of there.

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Posted August 07, 2009 - 04:27 PM

Fry's is bad news.

They re-package their returns and/or defectives to increase sales numbers.

I'd strongly advise to stay away from Fry's at all costs - that place is bad news.

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 12:15 AM

Like Fido, I too only trust Western Digital. Nothing else matters when it comes to hard disk drives. They are VERY RELIABLE.




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Posted August 08, 2009 - 02:17 AM

currently 2 HDDs in my computer

1TB and 500GB, both western digital

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 02:26 AM

currently 2 HDDs in my computer

1TB and 500GB, both western digital


Mine -
400GB x1 (Internal)
500GB x1 (Internal)
1TB x1 (External)

All WD. :dance1:

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 06:29 PM

4) 1TB External
1) 250GB Passport External

As well - all Western Digital.

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 07:31 PM

Internal
- 80GB WD for Windows
- 1.5TB Seagate for data

External
- 750GB WD for music & movies (back-up at home)
- 500GB WD for music (back-up off-shore)

So far everything's still working.

I use SyncBack to keep my data updated. Try it.

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 07:33 PM

Fry's is bad news.

They re-package their returns and/or defectives to increase sales numbers.

I'd strongly advise to stay away from Fry's at all costs - that place is bad news.


wow didnt really know that.. im looking for another electronics place to shop other than bestbuy and I was thinking about fry's.... good to know -_-

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 08:29 PM

4) 1TB External
1) 250GB Passport External

As well - all Western Digital.


I forgot about my 160gb Passport :lol:

Wat you do with 4 1TB externals? O.o




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Posted August 08, 2009 - 09:33 PM

2 of the 1TB drives contain movies.

The other 2 1Tb drives have TV and other video stuff.

(I run 3 500gb Maxtor drives off to the side for music, pictures and work stuff)

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Posted August 08, 2009 - 10:10 PM

2 of the 1TB drives contain movies.

The other 2 1Tb drives have TV and other video stuff.

(I run 3 500gb Maxtor drives off to the side for music, pictures and work stuff)


That's cool, I'm really looking forward to having such a huge cable network over in the states and able to hook up a dvr to transfer the recorded stuffs over etc. :D But alas, Singapore does not have that luxury.




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Posted August 08, 2009 - 11:44 PM

Most of my stuff (music, movies, etc.) is from ripping my friends' collections.

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Posted August 09, 2009 - 12:17 AM

Most of my stuff (music, movies, etc.) is from ripping my friends' collections.


LOL...ok that works too. :lol:




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Posted August 09, 2009 - 12:44 PM

i think my external drive has officially died on me.

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Posted August 09, 2009 - 02:45 PM

So I moved all my music and itunes to my External and then I delete it all off my Internal... Then I open up iTunes and I have to rebuild the whole library and all the music ends back up on my Internal.

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Posted August 09, 2009 - 07:11 PM

i think my external drive has officially died on me.

Why did you wait till it died then get a new one? Had you? Now you lost all your data on the external?

So I moved all my music and itunes to my External and then I delete it all off my Internal... Then I open up iTunes and I have to rebuild the whole library and all the music ends back up on my Internal.

Your iTunes need to set the library storage location to your external HDD, if that's applicable. I don't like to use iTunes and that's one of the reasons why I still do not have an iPod product because they have to work in conjunction with iTunes. I pretty much prefer drag and drop folder mechanisms.




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Posted August 13, 2009 - 02:16 PM

Why did you wait till it died then get a new one? Had you? Now you lost all your data on the external?

It worksss still - apparently. But I can't open up anything. :unsure: My work is saved on there so I don't know how in the world I can get to it now, since I need to get my site up asap.

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Posted August 13, 2009 - 02:35 PM

So does anyone know how to stop the file transfer from the external to my internal when I play itunes which is already on my external?

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