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 81 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 SolvedSeagate 1TB hard drive not detected. Formally used in a Ditto NAS Forum free nas box issues with hard disk drive's Forum SolvedUse NAS or Home Computer as Extra Google Drive Storage? Forum Repeating disk drive failures for a NAS 4-bay Forum SolvedRAID configuration for home use NAS disk station Forum 4 bay NAS that supports 2 disk in Raid1, then 2 separate drives Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum SolvedDisk image of c:\ GPT boot drive Forum SolvedWindows 7 does not boot unless the disk in used 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 SolvedDVD drive broken, is there a way to install a 2 disk game using a USB drive? Forum SolvedDisk drive works, but won't boot to cd Forum SolvedDo I need a NAS, or just use ext drives instead? Forum My hard drive and my disk drive aren't showing up in my BIOS boot priority at all. Forum Can I use a NAS as an external hard drive that shares media between MAC and TV? (without connecting to router) Forum Solvedwindows XP won't re install with my disk. never prompted to boot from CD drive. Forum SolvedHard drive crashed used recovery disk i says i have smaller HD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !