moderated Re: How to use external hard drive

David & his pack of dogs

I go into this computer then usually hit ctr. Then, the end key. That takes
me to the bottom of the list where generally external devices are. Then as
mentioned after opening it, paste the contents from the other source into
the ext. drive. As with computers, there are many ways to do things, some
are complicated and some are easy. I watched a video on something pertaining
to computers and the way the person showed how to do it was very complicated
and round about. I figured out a quicker and much less complicated. In
other words, a straighter route rather then going around the bush to get

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Pat Byrne
Sent: July 4, 2019 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: How to use external hard drive

Yes it would.
Think of the hard drive as a mammoth thumb drive.
PatAt 09:59 AM 7/4/2019, you wrote:
When I place a thumb drive into my computer I have to go to file
explorer and find that drive (drive d) ...... Would this be the same
route to find the external hard drive?


-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Pat Byrne
Sent: Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:55 AM
Subject: Re: How to use external hard drive

What I've done is to paste my files or folders from wherever they live
to the new external drive. When you open the drive there will probably
be nothing listed unless there is some software from the drive
So move what you want and you will have copies of what you transferred.
Hope this helps.
Pat Byrne
P S The new drive will appear under the "c" and "d" drives and
whatever else is listed and will have the next available letter
designator.At 09:42 AM 7/4/2019, you wrote:

I have a new external hard drive that I would like to put some
folders and files on. I've never used an external hard drive and
have no clue what to do to accomplish this once I've plugged it into my

I'm using Windows 10, Jaws 18 and Word 2016.

Could somebody please advise? .. Any help is greatly appreciated.


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