HI Damien,

I see. Well, I guess I understand your logic to a point, but it
definitely isn't very portable that way. I guess I was assuming you
were like most laptop users that install all of your apps to the hhard
drive, and store books, movies, setup files, whatever on the external.
That's what I do and it works out fine for me. That leaves me the
option to unplug any external device and connect another one in its


On 2/4/11, Damien Pendleton <dam...@x-sight-interactive.net> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Everything I do is on my external hard drive. I have mapped most of the
> applications on my system to use my external hard drive, since that is where
> my data is. If a program needs to update itself, it downloads temporarily to
> my external drive. This is especially the case with my antivirus. All my
> scheduled downloads, for example podcasts, radio dramas etc, all download to
> my drive. Servers use data off there. Unplugging that is asking for trouble.
> It could cause quite a few applications to have hissy fits and I may find
> error dialogs left right and centre.
> Anyway, that's slightly off topic. I'm just saying my system is set up to
> use everything that is connected to it on a more or less permanent basis.
> Regards,
> Damien.

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