Hard Drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops HD Storage Last response: January 13, 2013 8:05 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b D Laptop a b G Storage January 7, 2013 6:47:22 PM If attach external HD to my laptop. Look up data from my external HD on my laptop . Will the data I looked at be recorded on my laptop although the information is stored on my external HD THank you More about : hard drive portablesounds January 13, 2013 8:05:21 PM Nope. Simply looking at files doesn't copy them. You have to copy them to your HDD for it to show up without the external HDD. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !