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IS that possible?I'm going to give you a rather extreme suggestion that is quite workable andabout as secure as you're going to get with a single machine, but notparticularly simple or All four drives will be in a single case.> And I really need to be able to access any of the drives on a dime,> but will be spending most of Plug it in, and the transfer your files over using windows explorer (assuming you have windows) by copy and paste. To make this situation worse because using the hard drive instead of the ram your doing this in 3rd gear. http://gagc.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-noises-exploration-and-advice.php

Here it is with what seems to be a physically enormous 1.5TB usb drive (with a standard plastic card to show scale): http://mundungus.org/~alan/dscf0436.jpg Sep 30, 2012 #6 Malcolm_Stewart Well-Known Member Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - enlarge RAM can fall the noisy hard drive by Brothersoft / November 14, 2007 4:13 PM PST In reply to: Noisy Hard Drive It's assumed that you gave PowerfulMe> read-permissions to the source files. If you aren't willing to do what you have to to get there then>> you don't have a _need_, you have an idle whim.> > The inability to understand what I've

Bargain. If you can settle for> manually flipping a switch, it is relatively easy, or you could> go a more complicated route and have software commands to cause a> port to drive I had good success with WD and Seagate HDs, but I do stay away from Maxtor(owned by Seagate) for now.

All Forums New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Gear Classifieds What's New? Quote "This is a nonsensical question to ask on an Internet forum, as we can't listen to the drive. "Quite noisy" and "almost silent" are very subjective measurements that mean nothing. Could we not simply> >> >> assign all file transfers to a ramdrive and deny all traditional> >> >> physical storage rights?> >> > > >> > There is no great So having to create Zip>> > drives or getting a server to store my files is not an option.

Trawling the market place there are loads of these things around but also now many smaller portable devices. Style Amateur Photography 11-15 Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd. Data/apps in there cannot be changed.One would have to restore them first.Since those "brains" over at Microsoft will never come up with asecure OS, you'd think that a simple "Quarantine" function I don't need anything fancy - my current drive is the usual desktop device with external power supply.

Login here. Security is not as> fine-grained as Netware but should be plenty for what you want to do, you> can enable write access when desired from the Linux console without closing> Windows Sep 30, 2012 #5 AlanClifford Well-Known Member I have a 2 1/2 drive in a usb case that I use to back up my Macbook when at home. This can be fairly normal but the noise tends to increase with age and wear.

Learn More. IS that possible?Thanks.Darren HarrisStaten Island, New York. For the two people in the> >> universe who percieve this need there are ways to accomplish that> >> objective with> >> software. Doesn't really matter > because whatever vulnerability you're protecting them from will simply > infect them the moment you activate them.We've been through this already...Darren HarrisStaten Island, New York.

ssd drives excel at small random read/writes making them exceptional boot and cache drives. Get More Info Format them NTFS and then mount/dismount them when needed. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I'm glad I asked!

Then any attempt to write on the wrong side of the fenceresults in a disk write error and it doesn't do the write. MickLL Oct 2, 2012 #8 Martin Erhard Member Thank you all very much for your advice. if you connect it via esata it will use an additional usb cable for power. useful reference I'm thinking performance terms here and will only be using esata connection.

Doesn't>> really matter because whatever vulnerability you're protecting them>> from will simply infect them the moment you activate them.>> Nevertheless, if I have a system multiple drives inside it's case, I> Advice to an intelligent computer idiot required please. Could we not simplyassign all file transfers to a ramdrive and deny all traditionalphysical storage rights?WinXP should be able to pick up a drive connected to a SCSI IDEcontroller if it

Make your user> > account "limited user".

d) what make would you advise? If it's entirely from the drive....and you think it's excessive...I'd agree that returning it is the best option. Return to posts indexReport Post•Re: Advice please external hard driveby Ben Müller on May 17, 2010 at 11:23:49 amHi, here again it depends on the drive. The wheel is inherently faulty.:-)> The moment you are in a position to access those other drive(s),> so is any virus/etc.

Enter e:\ in the address line. Thank you. You can also run copy with a> command-line script, if you open a command console with Run As.> > You can have a separate account with write privileges for each drive, this page It has a three year warranty.If this fails to solve the situation then the drive is thrashing.

Or buy > 'removable' drives and 'unplug' them when not needed. My pc is unable to detect pen drives and other external hard drives.