external hdd

  JACC 16:03 10 Jul 2006
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i've just got an external hdd , Packard Bell store & save 250gb ,is it safe to leave it switched on all the time ?

  john-232317 16:10 10 Jul 2006

Its probably safe but why do you need to leave it on ?

  Spark6 16:13 10 Jul 2006

also no chance of accidentally corrupting the data when it's switched off!

  anskyber 16:57 10 Jul 2006

I turn mine off when not in use. I recall some one advising that it would also help in the event of a virus or the like invading the main drive on the PC.

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