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Windows 7: What do you all do with your old hard drives?

02 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Well I tend to use hardware until its good and dead, with that being said I have a total of ten machines all running in my house. From my new build to my P-Pro 90mhz. As i upgrade newer machines i send the drives down the line, once dead I then save them up and take them to the range for some fun since over the life time of these drives software has taken my hair so I get revenge on the softwares home. Sad thing is I still have a 8 gig Maxtor running strong with no signs of giving up.
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02 May 2011   #12
mr pc

Windows 7

I'm building a robot
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02 May 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

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I'm building a robot
I for one welcome our new Hard Drive Robot Overlords.
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02 May 2011   #14

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot

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I've still got every single one of mine.
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02 May 2011   #15
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

Well the only one I have at present is waiting for a new enclosure so hubby can use it for backup, it was taken out of his XP machine so still has the OS and his programs installed, it's only an 80GB but plenty big enough for his needs when I can get it to work.

I have no idea what happened to the others, they along with their cases just went but I can't for the live of me remember where to, one was a Windows 98 machine and the other was WinME.
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02 May 2011   #16

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

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LOL - not really John - don't believe everything you see on csi miami.
I just really wanna smash one up, ok? Nothing wrong with that
That does sound quite fun!
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02 May 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Still have every hard drive and flash drive I've ever owned. And they all still work. Oldest HDD being a 4GB Big Foot TX, 5.25 form factor 4000RPM drive, originally out of a windows 98 box (Yes I'm young). Oldest flash drive being a 32MB, which when I got it, was astronomically large ~compared to a floppy disk~
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