Working with an External Hard-drive.

  neillieuk 22:58 29 May 2006
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Hi people,

This may seem a stupid question but i'm thinking about investing in an external hard-drive. Can I run applications off, or is it just solely for usage as photo, excel and word docs and alike.

Reason I ask, is I'm thinking about buying a PC and running applications (database) on both, this seems the most ideal solution to get an external hdd which I can plug into either PC or laptop.

Would this work, or would I need to get an OS on the external hard-drive. How would the register be affected.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 22:59 29 May 2006

Yes, you can run any application off it providing that you have an OS on your main drive.

G

  woodchip 23:09 29 May 2006

But you must have it plugged in and switched on when you start and Exit Windows

  neillieuk 23:10 29 May 2006

Thanks.

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