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external vs internal HDD

Postby faithfoo on Wed Apr 21, 2004 12:59 pm

ignoring the inherent instability of hard disc


would a internal hard disc attached with an extrenal casing less prone to virus attacks/corruption ( hard disk attached by firwire to notebook)

AS COMPARED TO an internal hard disc within the PC
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Postby TheWizard on Wed Apr 21, 2004 1:30 pm

An external hard drive can still become corrupt or become infected with a virus. Any storage device, even CD's or floppies, can become infected with a virus. So, in this regard, an external hard drive is neither superior nor inferior to an internal hard drive.
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