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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-09-10 11:54 PM
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23. I'd love to get an SSD for my laptop but the cost of those things right now is ridiculous.
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  -Hard drive evolution could hit Microsoft XP users CK_John  Mar-09-10 11:21 AM   #0 
  - Meh. I've saved all the drives from dead computers  Warpy   Mar-09-10 11:26 AM   #1 
  - I've got a usb connector that lets me access any kind of drive  TrogL   Mar-09-10 12:53 PM   #14 
     - I've got an HD dock that lets me do the same  Warpy   Mar-09-10 01:27 PM   #18 
     - I wish you two lived near to me to tell me how to salvage three  roguevalley   Mar-09-10 11:37 PM   #20 
        - It's not hard to retrieve. If you have no geeky friends, try a small store.  Festivito   Mar-10-10 12:51 AM   #25 
  - I'm sure Microsoft will benefit a lot by selling a bunch of Windows 7 licenses.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Mar-09-10 11:27 AM   #2 
  - IIRC, there are kits and software available that can transfer software..  CRF450   Mar-10-10 02:14 AM   #27 
  - This will only cause problems for new installs of XP. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-09-10 11:27 AM   #3 
  - Well, my XP died in November...  Cassandra   Mar-09-10 11:47 AM   #4 
  - I've been running my XP machine in Safe Mode for almost a year now...  WCGreen   Mar-09-10 11:49 PM   #22 
  - Why? What happened and why are you having to use Safe Mode?  aaronbav   Mar-10-10 10:00 AM   #30 
     - I have no idea.  WCGreen   Mar-10-10 06:11 PM   #33 
  - I just dropped a new hard drive in my XP machine after the old one  Raineyb   Mar-09-10 11:55 PM   #24 
  - Minor issue IMO  tridim   Mar-09-10 11:48 AM   #5 
  - Thank-you!  SkyDaddy7   Mar-09-10 12:35 PM   #10 
  - Western Digital AF drives have a jumper to change to mitigate performance issues.  bc3000   Mar-09-10 11:50 AM   #6 
  - It would be nice of microsoft to write an update since they must have made billions off Xp.  Mr. Sparkle   Mar-09-10 11:51 AM   #7 
  - Anything that shows the M$ operating systems for the pure crapola they are  cliffordu   Mar-09-10 11:52 AM   #8 
  - Overall a minor problem.  drm604   Mar-09-10 12:01 PM   #9 
  - Non-issue  Tempest   Mar-09-10 12:35 PM   #11 
  - I'll have replaced my computer by then anyway.  Arkana   Mar-09-10 12:45 PM   #12 
  - Time to hop off of the XP train if you plan on buying new hardware.  Socal31   Mar-09-10 12:47 PM   #13 
  - Solid State Drive technology is advancing rapidly.  MilesColtrane   Mar-09-10 12:56 PM   #15 
  - Exactly, The HDD is a walking dinosaur and spending significant resources  Greyhound   Mar-09-10 11:46 PM   #21 
  - Not to mention they're one of the biggest bottlenecks in a pc's performance  CRF450   Mar-10-10 02:09 AM   #26 
     - Newegg has a 64 gig model for $144 shipped now.  EOTE   Mar-10-10 10:23 AM   #31 
  - I'd love to get an SSD for my laptop but the cost of those things right now is ridiculous.  Initech   Mar-09-10 11:54 PM   #23 
  - I'm working in the SSD R&D lab of a major player  IDemo   Mar-10-10 06:28 PM   #34 
  - Tip: Read the entire article before posting  jeff47   Mar-09-10 12:57 PM   #16 
  - Article was posted via DU copyright rules of no more than 4 paragraphs for LBN.  CK_John   Mar-10-10 09:56 AM   #29 
  - It's still pretty damned primitive.  hunter   Mar-09-10 01:16 PM   #17 
  - I still have my old Mac/SE and its hard drive in my garage. n/t  Ian David   Mar-09-10 01:34 PM   #19 
  - Offhand, it sounds good to me.  pnorman   Mar-10-10 02:55 AM   #28 
  - The new drives will have a compatibility mode.  backscatter712   Mar-10-10 10:48 AM   #32 

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