How to Turn your Laptop’s old Hard Drive into a Portable External Drive after installing an SSD

By September 15, 2011 January 23rd, 2015 No Comments

In this short video, we show you how to take the old hard drive from your laptop and install it into its own caddy so that it can be used as a portable external storage drive. This means that you can use a smaller capacity (and therefore cheaper) SSD for Windows and your programs, but store all of your data on a portable drive.

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Paul Freeman-Powell

Paul Freeman-Powell

Paul (@paulfp) is the main presenter of the award-winning Switched On Network YouTube Channel, which covers a variety of interesting topics usually relating to his love of technology and all things geeky. He also founded and runs Innobella Media, where he leads in all aspects of video production, video editing, sound & lighting. A father of 3 children including twins, his hobbies used to include photography, playing the drums and cycling. With a degree in Modern European Languages, Paul speaks French, Spanish and a little bit of Italian, and holds dual British & Irish citizenship.

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