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6 Ways to Use Old Hard Drives

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  • You can buy an enclosure to convert internal hard drives into external USB drives for easy data transfer and storage.
  • Hard drives can be used as archival storage for game consoles, USB boot drives, storage for DVRs, and more.
  • Hard drives can be used for easy file backups with File History on Windows or Time Machine on Mac.

Solid state storage is so inexpensive that it has completely replaced mechanical hard drives in most electronics, but that doesn’t mean you should throw out your old hard drives. They can still be repurposed for many different uses, from PC backups to extra storage for your game console…”

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