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    So, I just bought friends of mine an external after theirs went south. They had a time capsule who's HD was messy so I don't think they've been backing up for a min. I bought them a 2TB ext which should be plenty fine as they both have Airs. My q? is the following: Would there be a preferred...
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    Have you guys seen this one? dLfPKrhwCCM Pricey @ $500 for 1TB but, as always, the convo starter. That would have been mine a few years back. Wonder if you can change that HD yourself to give it a volume bump.
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    Sealed Western Digital 1TB Passport Studio (FW800 + USB 2.0) - ** SOLD ** Selling a sealed 1TB Passport Studio w/ FW800 and USB 2. This unit is a sealed refurb, received direct from WD. Includes the drive (sealed in original bag), and FW800 and USB cables, which are loose. This does not come...
  5. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hi again everyone, Okay, I have so far ordered an imac G5, 2gb of paired RAM cards, a dongle and a copy of Leopard OS X 5. something or other. I thought I was all set but I just read (somewhere!) that I also need an external hard drive. Is this correct? What do I need it for? As usual, any...
  6. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    So, I get back from being on the road and put my MBP back on the desk, plug my ext and hit BACK UP NOW. Come back a few mins later to find an ! in my time machine status menu. Look around and see nothing out of the ordinary. Try again, and again. Nothing. So I snoop around. Read this...
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    Can anybody recommend an external esata hard drive that's up to 2 tb and firewire? Thanks
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    So I bought a couple of these, 2 of these and 2 of these. Each enclosure has a matching set. If I set it up as independent, both drives show up, I am able to see 2x2TB for each enclosure. Changing the setting on the enclosure to RAID 0 and formatting it in Disk Utility, only 2.2TB shows as...
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    howdy, Up for sale is a "quad interface" NewerTech miniStack v.3 external drive/hub containing a 500GB Western Digital RE3 (model # WD5002ABYS) 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA hard drive. Enclosure looks brand new and is in mint condition, come complete with original box, interconnect cables, AC...
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    Hello ehmac community! I have been looking into getting a large capacity external hd with firewire capabilities. I have narrowed two drive that look relatively affordable and will suit my needs. I mostly plan to use the drive for music, movies, backups and some minor recording projects. Fantom...
  11. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    I am trying to name a file that is connected to my external hard drive, that is connected into my Linksys router... Basically it's a movie folder... and the file is "eyes wide shut (1999) 2.mkv" by accident I wrote the number "2" and I wanted to delete it.... but the weird thing is, I have...
  12. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Greetings, I'm using a Granite Digital USB to SATA adapter kit to connect an external hard drive via USB to my Intel Core Solo Mac Mini. It connects fine and I'm able to transfer small files to it, and even run some applications from it; but, if I try to transfer a large file, or several...
  13. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hey Guys. I was wondering why the WD External Drive loads super slow during file sharing? The size of my external is 500GB - but for some reason it's not true cause when I formated the drive it listed 460GB to 470GB free. Anyways moving on; I backed up my computers at home and put all the...
  14. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hi All, A few years ago, when my iphoto library started getting big, I put it on an external drive. I'm a student, and all the school computers are PCs, so I formatted the external drive as FAT32. Now, I've run out of room on it, and need to migrate everything on it to a bigger drive. I can't...
  15. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    apologies if this has been asked already... I have filled my 4 gb macbook with video, music and pics... It was recommended that i get an external hard drive, so I'm counting on all the mac geniuses on this forum to help me out ;0) ... What make and model do you guys recommend?... thanks...
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    I am upgrading my external hard drive, and would like to upgrade to more drives, preferably in a 4 bay enclosure that I can install drives of different drives myself. My question however is this, are there RAID settings that allow each of the four drives in the enclosure to mount independently...
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