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 b G Storage November 22, 2012 6:31:36 PM Share yes. It's a HDD just like any other HDD. The only difference is that it is designed specifically for use in a nas. 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Amt Guru December 3, 2012 11:22:12 PM Best answer selected by Amt Guru. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Backup (D:) to NAS N: Drive . Use disk image? Forum Existing RAID0 disk in NAS ? Forum PSU for 6 disk NAS Array Forum Pulling Iomega NAS 100d hard drive out of unit Forum Use old desktop as NAS ? Forum Don't wanna use the whole disk for boot partition Forum NAS and RAID plan for church Forum BestConfigs: NAS PC Forum First Build - Win7, xbmc, movies from NAS , DVR, light gaming Forum Questions about NAS or an External Enclosure for 3 TB Hitachi Drives? Forum Cheap Media NAS Forum Using NAS as USB Forum NAS | Question Regarding Win7 and the Ext4 File System Forum NAS drive keeps disappearing Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum Win 8 not allowing me to browse USB disk drive Forum External hard drive circuit board Forum Having problems with computer recognizing a drive. Forum Dell DVD drive not working Forum Can someone explain the process of installing SSD to laptop? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !