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 a b G Storage 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 Need information about esata cable for hdd Forum SolvedPortable HDD Speed Suddenly Reduced Forum SolvedJust had a computer crash on a dual drive (SSD/HDD) system. Can the information on the HDD be easily reintegrated? Forum Solvedcan see portable hdd in dskmngmnt but wont let format Forum SolvedSSD or PORTABLE HDD? Forum SolvedToshiba Portable USB HDD Undiscoverable + Corrupted + Unformattable Forum SolvedUnallocated Not Initialized Portable 500gb HDD Seagate Forum SolvedPartitioning & changing file system format of a Portable HDD Forum SolvedWant to buy fastest 1TB External portable HDD Forum SolvedDeleting Files on a Portable HDD Forum SolvedLooking for sturdy 2TB portable HDD Forum SolvedDesktop Or Portable External HDD Forum Solved500gb WD Portable Hdd Forum SolvedPortable HDD Seagate Forum Windows xp portable installation information Forum SolvedBooting Linux off a portable HDD Forum Solvedtoshiba portable hdd not detecting in any PC Forum I want to turn my old internal HDD into a portable one Forum SolvedCloning HDD to USB or other portable method Forum cannot format portable hdd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !