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Operating systems on a second hard drive

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Last response: in Windows XP
November 5, 2009 11:12:53 AM

hi i want to use an external hard drive to store information on so that i dont clog up my laptop with loads of stuff, will i need to add an operating system to this as well as my laptop hd

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November 5, 2009 12:19:10 PM

No you can just use it as usual.
Just be sure that it is plugged in when you go to launch a program that is on it.
November 5, 2009 3:10:57 PM

thankyou pat, much appreachiated