Solved Can a nas drive be used as boot disk Tags: Hard Drives NAS / RAID Boot Western Digital Storage Last response: December 3, 2012 11:22 PM in Storage Share Amt Guru November 22, 2012 6:03:17 PM Hello, I have a spare 2Tb WD Red drive, can this be formatted NTFS and and used to run win7. Thank you More about : nas drive boot disk Best solution ss202sl a c 98 G Storage November 22, 2012 6:31:36 PM yes. It's a HDD just like any other HDD. The only difference is that it is designed specifically for use in a nas. Share Amt Guru November 24, 2012 2:01:42 PM Thanks a lot for the clear answer, now I can make good use of all that space. Amt m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Amt Guru December 3, 2012 11:22:12 PM Best answer selected by Amt Guru. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Backup (D:) to NAS N: Drive. Use disk image? Forum Boot Laptop Using Portable External Hard-Disk Drive. Forum SolvedSeagate 1TB hard drive not detected. Formally used in a Ditto NAS Forum SolvedHow can I connect wirelessly to an external hard drive(NAS) without the internet just using laptops network adapter? Forum free nas box issues with hard disk drive's Forum Repeating disk drive failures for a NAS 4-bay Forum SolvedRAID configuration for home use NAS disk station Forum SolvedUse NAS or Home Computer as Extra Google Drive Storage? Forum Solvedhard disk drive failure, cannot boot? Forum 4 bay NAS that supports 2 disk in Raid1, then 2 separate drives Forum Need to get a NAS drive converted for PC use Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum SolvedWindows 7 does not boot unless the disk in used Forum SolvedDisk image of c:\ GPT boot drive Forum SolvedNew blu-ray drive "Boot disk not found" Forum Solvedi accidently wiped my hard drive of the os and dont have a boot up disk how can i restore it to factory settings? Forum SolvedThumb Drive boot disk help Forum Mini XP from Hiren Boot CD can't find my HDD as disk drive D: Forum Mini XP from Hiren Boot CD can't find my HDD as disk drive D: Forum SolvedDisk drive works, but won't boot to cd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !