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Installing an HDD as a secondary drive

(Assuming you use Windows):

You just plug it in, go to Disk Management, right click the HDD, create new volume (or simple volume? something like that) assign a drive letter and you're done.

You may want to relocate your Documents, pictures, etc. folders to a different folder on your HDD though and for example set your internet browser of choice to download to that HDD.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi all!

 

So I was planning on installing a 1TB HDD drive as a secondary drive for files, such as large images and such. My main drive is a Samsung EVO 1TB SSD. I was wondering how does that work for installation? Is it just plug play?

 

Thanks for your help!

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(Assuming you use Windows):

You just plug it in, go to Disk Management, right click the HDD, create new volume (or simple volume? something like that) assign a drive letter and you're done.

You may want to relocate your Documents, pictures, etc. folders to a different folder on your HDD though and for example set your internet browser of choice to download to that HDD.


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go to windows disk management and create a new NTFS partition.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, Minibois said:

(Assuming you use Windows):

You just plug it in, go to Disk Management, right click the HDD, create new volume (or simple volume? something like that) assign a drive letter and you're done.

You may want to relocate your Documents, pictures, etc. folders to a different folder on your HDD though and for example set your internet browser of choice to download to that HDD.

Seems easy enough! Thanks for your help!

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