Use of an external hard drive

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Art Landy, Oct 8, 2006.

  1. Art Landy

    Art Landy Guest

    I am using a registry cleaner to scan and fix errors on my computer, to
    which I have an external hard drive attached. Is it unwise to have the
    external drive turned off during a registry scanning and cleaning operation
    if I have no programs but only data stored on the external hard drive?
    Art Landy, Oct 8, 2006
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  2. Art Landy

    Robert Baer Guest

    Art Landy wrote:
    > I am using a registry cleaner to scan and fix errors on my computer, to
    > which I have an external hard drive attached. Is it unwise to have the
    > external drive turned off during a registry scanning and cleaning operation
    > if I have no programs but only data stored on the external hard drive?
    >
    >

    The registry is hiding on the boot drive and is used as a refernce
    "database" for running programs.
    All you are doing is making changes in that database, not changes to
    items that are referred to.
    Makes no difference.
    Robert Baer, Oct 9, 2006
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