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 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: ForumBackup (D:) to NAS N: Drive . Use disk image? ForumExisting RAID0 disk in NAS ? ForumPSU for 6 disk NAS Array ForumPulling Iomega NAS 100d hard drive out of unit ForumUse old desktop as NAS ? ForumDon't wanna use the whole disk for boot partition ForumNAS and RAID plan for church ForumBestConfigs: NAS PC ForumFirst Build - Win7, xbmc, movies from NAS , DVR, light gaming ForumQuestions about NAS or an External Enclosure for 3 TB Hitachi Drives? ForumCheap Media NAS ForumUsing NAS as USB ForumNAS | Question Regarding Win7 and the Ext4 File System ForumNAS drive keeps disappearing ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWin 8 not allowing me to browse USB disk drive ForumExternal hard drive circuit board ForumHaving problems with computer recognizing a drive. ForumDell DVD drive not working ForumCan someone explain the process of installing SSD to laptop? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !