Question about Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WDG1U5000N) 500 GB Hard Drive

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My book essential edition 160 gb

It this supposed to be a bootable external drive?

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  • axjohnwo May 30, 2009

    the boot up disk you refer to, is this the one that came with the computer? Can you use this boot up disk to access a computer that has a signon password?

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If it hooks up by USB it really isn't designed to boot up. If it is hooked by an external eSATA plug, and your set up will allow you to choose that as a boot up device it can be done. But life would be a lot easier just making a simple boot up disk on a DVD or CD.

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With the proper setup, you should be able to set this up to boot your computer..

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