Go Back   Tech Support Forum > Hardware Support > Hard Drive Support

User Tag List

Buying external HD, Need software?

This is a discussion on Buying external HD, Need software? within the Hard Drive Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Instead of coming to this forum for help later. I would like some advice on a external HD (brand) that's


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-16-2011, 08:36 AM   #1
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 10
OS: Vists / XP



Instead of coming to this forum for help later. I would like some advice on a external HD (brand) that's stable, and dependable.

So I want to buy a EX HDD, and can I remove a user from my daughters laptop, and put the data on the EX HDD. Is there software, thats very good at this?

Also I'd like to backup, my daughters, data (entire User data).

Your thoughts?

Thanks
SndyRds is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-16-2011, 07:17 PM   #2
Networking Team |Tech
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 4,117
OS: Windows 10



Hi SndyRds,

I've had good luck with Western Digital and Iomega external hard-drives. No company is perfect though, each of them have their faulty devices....it happens. Yes, you can definitely remove a user from your daughter's laptop as long as the account you are on has "Administrator" rights. As far as transferring the data over to the external HD, you can actually just save $$$$ and do this yourself. You can drag-and-drop folders onto the external HD. Good luck and hopefully everything works out for you.
DBCooper is offline  
Old 03-17-2011, 01:30 PM   #3
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 13
OS: Win7 Enterprise



The folder you will want to backup is C:\Documents and Settings\Username in Windows XP and C:\Users\Username in Windows 7

That should get most, if not all of your user's data. Some programs may keep data elsewhere, but usually it is in the those directories
flmcse is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Malware
Hi, my laptop got hijacked. When I power my laptop it will bootup and then I will get a security alert that says, "Virus Alert! Application can't be started! The file mpcmdrun.exe is damaged. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now? If you press yes, then it will open Internet...
dv82u Resolved HJT Threads 14 03-18-2011 11:46 PM
[SOLVED] Yet Another Antivira Av Virus :(
so I've gotten this virus Antivira Av that will pop up and say that I'm under attack... obviously fake. right now I'm in safe mode as i can't open anything other than the internet without Antivira closing it out. I couldn't find a save button for the Gmer log, so if necessary i can run it again...
chuckles3 Resolved HJT Threads 22 03-05-2011 10:39 PM
virus ends all programs, help please
Hello there, the other day whilst not really paying attention I allowed a fishy program to bypass my firewall, and it basically just shuts down any prgrm I open, and opens some fake virus software stuff. Anyways help please, I don't want to buy a new computer yet :grin:
redphase Inactive Malware Help Topics 8 02-25-2011 11:14 AM
[SOLVED] Installed Win 7 - Case become loud
Hi all. I know that im profoundly deaf but im really not happy with my PC as i installed Win 7 and the noise started to raise since extracting windows installion and thought it will be gone as when Win7 loads but since win7 start. the case begin to get loud and loud. I can feel the heavy...
CrazyComputerMan Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 9 02-24-2011 01:52 PM
Slow Computer - possible virus?
For the past couple days, my computer has slowed down. When I click to open an application, like the internet or MS Word, it's about two minutes before the application opens (yes, I have timed this). So, I tried to download the DDS file, and a dialog box opened, saying "The procedure * could not be...
alicerain Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 5 02-17-2011 02:29 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is on
Smilies are on
[IMG] code is on
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Post a Question


» Site Navigation
 > FAQ
  > 10.0.0.2
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2001 - 2018, Tech Support Forum

Windows 10 - Windows 7 - Windows XP - Windows Vista - Trojan Removal - Spyware Removal - Virus Removal - Networking - Security - Top Web Hosts