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I need a bigger hard drive

I was wondering how to use the additional expansion slot as a second hadr drive for additional programs.

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  • fireboy138 Mar 05, 2009

    ok but is there a way to run programs from the sd card I have?

  • fireboy138 Mar 05, 2009

    ok thanks I think it would be just as good to buy a new hard drive and install. found detailed instructions and a drive for $45. Thanks! J

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You can purchase the cards at any retail store. The memory cards from Smart phones and Digital camera's also work

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  • Shakeel Muradali Mar 05, 2009

    Yes you can. But you have to specify the extra drive when installing applicatins. They usually ask for a location when installing. You cannot move your existing applications to the new drive.

  • Shakeel Muradali Mar 05, 2009

    You're most welcome

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