Solved

External USB 2.0 HDD with Windows Server 2003

Posted on 2004-10-21
361 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
Does anybody know if there are external USB 2.0 HDD enclosures that will how swap with a windows server 2003 correctly?

Thanks!
0
Question by:thomp361
    5 Comments
     
    LVL 7

    Expert Comment

    by:crazijoe
    So you want to put Win2K3 on a USB drive and run it off of that?
    0
     
    LVL 6

    Accepted Solution

    by:
    Yes in does fine. I am using them to now.
    0
     

    Author Comment

    by:thomp361
    Carzijoe, just for running nightly data backups.

    Gjohnson, any suggestions on a manufacturer/brand?

    Thanks all!
    0
     
    LVL 6

    Expert Comment

    by:gjohnson99
    I have tried a few so for a like the ones from  www.compusa.com the best.

    they sell a bran-x for like $20.00.

    It works great, run both 1.0 and 2.0 USB
    0
     

    Author Comment

    by:thomp361
    Thanks gjohnson,

    So you can swap them in and out no problem.  Do you ever have to reboot or something stupid?
    0

    Write Comment

    Please enter a first name

    Please enter a last name

    We will never share this with anyone. Privacy Policy Terms of Use

    Featured Post

    Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

    After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

    Suggested Solutions

    Title # Comments Views Activity
    Diskgroup degraded in MD3000i 5 23
    Making a GPT partition bootable 6 43
    OneDrive 4 51
    disk drive space 8 0
    Sometimes the best way to deal with an infected computer is to boot from external media and run your tools from there.  The reason you may wish to do this really depends on the infection.  Some malware is so recalcitrant that no matter what you do i…
    I have written before on the benefits of using a Boot media other than your HDD when it has become infected.   The article I wrote about creating a bootable CD/DVD/USB (http://e-e.com/A_2343.html) was mainly concerned with building a UBCD4Win on CD …
    This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
    This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

    877 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    13 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now