iPod Hard Drive Question

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Jan 8, 2008

iPod Hard Drive Question by JPH at 10:32 PM (930 Views / 0 Likes) 5 replies

  1. JPH
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    I'm needing a new internal hard drive because my last one is dead.
    I have a bunch of small hard drives laying around...I was thinking if there was any way I can use my iPod as an internal hard drive (I was told that you can "convert" it into an internal hard drive - don't know how I'd do it though).

    Just want to know if you computer gurus can think of a solution so I can use my old iPod's hard drive, instead of dishing out cash for a new one :/
     
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    You can use your ipod as a hard drive no problem. You can enable it by going into iTunes and checking either Enable Disk Use or Manually Manage Music & Videos on the iPod Summary page.
     
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    I mean like physically setting it inside my computer case and hooking a jumper thing up to it so it can act as a seperate hard drive.
     
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    Nope....the drive is way too small. Just get a new drive.
     
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    Just ordered an 80gb Western Digital from Newegg.
    Thanks for the help anyway, dudes [​IMG]
     
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    If you really wanted to, you could merge the partitions, format it using disk manager and use it as an external hard drive. Unless it's going to be used as a primary hard drive, it would work.
     

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