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Is a 500gb hard drive enough on a new computer for home use?

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Depends for what use you need it for?, Work, pleasure, family etc.. if you are worried check the price against 1TB + and see if this warrants you buying that size.

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SOURCE: 500GB MY BOOK hard drive.how to clear "disk error" & use again?

when you reboot your computer, do not have the hard drive attached. As far as the error goes, im not to sure about that.

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Plug it at an empty SATA connector, format it with windows and go on.

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