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Old January 18th, 2004, 09:47 PM   #1
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External Hard Drive

Hey everyone, I recently got an external hard drive, 160 gb seagate, and connected it using USB 2.0. So I now have a 10 gb drive for my OS, a 60 gb drive for my program files, pictures, music files, etc., and now the 160 gb drive. I also just got some new editing software and my question is should I save the editing software to my 60 gb drive in the prgram files, and then use the 160 gb drive for all my video files, or should I use the 160 gb drive for both my editing software and my video files. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
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Old January 18th, 2004, 10:20 PM   #2
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Editing software should probably go on your 60GB drive. You should usually keep all your applications on one drive/partition. Fragmentation from those apps stay on one drive, and it's easier to manage since all your programs are in one place.
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