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Can i use my second hard drive as a storage even theres an os in it

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January 7, 2012 7:24:54 AM

can i use my other hard drive as storage if there's an existing OS in it,cause i want the 1st hard drive which is a ssd to be utilized just an OS and some application drive alone.thanks

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a c 113 G Storage
January 7, 2012 3:30:29 PM

Yes. Any drive that still has free space on it can be used to store additional data.
January 7, 2012 4:00:27 PM

You can. However, if it's an old PATA drive, you might have to fiddle around with jumpers. If you have an SSD, though, I guess you're using some more recent tech than that. When you boot into windows, you'll probably have to pick between the OSes, though.
a c 181 G Storage
January 7, 2012 4:41:27 PM

You just gave your self redundancy :) .....if the SSD dies, just switch the boot order in the BIOS and ya can boot from the HD.