Portable HDD information needed!!! Tags: Hard Drives Computer USB Storage Last response: February 1, 2007 9:54 AM in Storage Share doombusterfx January 30, 2007 6:56:20 PM If i plug a external hard disk that use USB 2.0 in a old computer that doesn't have the technologie of USB 2.0. Those it gonna work? Thanx More about : portable hdd information needed pscowboy January 30, 2007 7:24:29 PM Yes. It'll just be slower. USB is backward compatible. apache_lives February 1, 2007 9:54:24 AM Quote:If i plug a external hard disk that use USB 2.0 in a old computer that doesn't have the technologie of USB 2.0. Those it gonna work? Thanx Instead of running at USB 2.0 speeds (480mbps) it will be capped to usb 1 speeds (12mbps), all usb devices are otherwise all compatible with each other Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPortable laptop advice needed ForumNeed a portable gaming laptop for College for $1000 ForumPortable & performant laptop needed , please share your thoughts. ForumNeed help finding a portable gaming laptop ForumWindows xp portable installation information ForumPortable Games for School ForumNeed an ultra- portable and yet powerful laptop for ~$1000 ForumNeed a portable laptop, no idea where to start ForumNeed portable Photoshop-capable notebook under $700 ForumPortable Desktop Replacement Help ForumLooking for a new ultra portable laptop/notebook ForumPowerful but portable Laptop for 3D Rendering ForumPortable Gaming Laptop help? ForumLaptop Advice: Portable + Battery Life + Some Power ForumDell Optiplex 755 Upgrade ForumHDD slowing new PC down? ForumFastest Hard Drive(s) Needed For Under $250 ForumBest Gaming HDD Config... ForumPartitioning Large HDD Forumsata 1 or sata2 help urgently needed!!!!!!!! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !