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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/3/2005 11:46:25 AM EDT
I've been looking at this really cool 40GB Portable hard drive. I have a lot of stuff on my hard drive that I would like to save, because I plan on giving my laptop to my niece for college.

So my question is... can you run programs from the removable media? Install a program onto it and have it run from the drive itself?

Link Posted: 9/3/2005 12:00:34 PM EDT
It depends on the program. Some software allows you to specify an installation directory, but most stuff just dumps itself in "C:\PROGRAM FILES". Keep in mind that a USB v1 drive won't be nearly fast enough to run most things from. Firewire or USB v2 is better.
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