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Windows 7: Can a external drive with issues cause a problem the computer itself?

29 Sep 2015   #11
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Yes, but really careful, and I am saying this as I have no knowledge of where the drive has been stored and how dusty it is. There’s nothing to it, really. :)

CK_WD


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29 Sep 2015   #12
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Well, there's barely any dust in the USB connector anyway. So I don't think I'll have to clean it.
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30 Sep 2015   #13
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

It's up to you, I just gave a general suggestion and short description, if you believe you don't need to do it, it's perfectly fine! :)

Cheers! :)

CK_WD
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01 Oct 2015   #14
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Thanks!
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