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Sue4654
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Would an external hard drive help resolve my storage issues and be compatible with my laptop?

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Would an external hard drive help resolve my storage issues (only have 32 Gb) and be compatible with my HP Stream 11 laptop?  

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why would it not.

USB port , external drives sold in even likes of walmart or target or bestbuy, endless colors an size (space)

what PC, this? HP P/N: L3Z44UT#ABA 

 

 

  • One - USB 3.0
  • One - USB 2.0

so even  2 external HDD or SSD work here, endless sized sold.

 

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Hi Savvy

 

Thank you for your prompt response.  I have a HP Stream 11 Laptop, Product Code X9W53EA.  So would an external drive be compatible with my laptop?

 

Thank you. 

 

Sue

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so 32 bit was wrong as the experts think,  only old PCs have 32bit sure. (but I believed you)

we all know that

but it is moot point all that.

32bit or 64bit both work 100% up to 2000GB  2TB. 

and a 250GB drive is $20 and  every one works on your pc and all others, even PS4 and mAC>

just buy one at walmart.

see it  works.

if not take it back and this time read the box, it say right on the box W10, clear as day and must.

and will. end topic

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Thank you Savvy.  Unfortunately I have the 32 bit model?

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it's not really unfortunate

2000 divided by 4GB is 500 movies. 1080P

are you saving 4k resolution movies?  no way, say its not so....

2000Gigabtyies is huge. 

or using a custom format 2 times that easy.

I really do not know anyone's storage needs,  not  me,   

 

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@Sue4654 wrote:

Thank you Savvy.  Unfortunately I have the 32 bit model?


Hello
you are talking about the windows version, because obviously it is a 64-bit version
Nowadays very few computers are 32 bit
However, you are racking your brains for nothing!
Although I doubt that an external dd will solve all of your problems, you can buy almost any type of USB hard drive!

But if you need a lot of storage, preferably use at least two hard drives, less loss if it fails

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Hi

 

Thank you for your reply. I do actually have the 32 bit laptop with Windows 10.  The problem is that I have so little storage space that I am unable to carry out any upgrades due to no storage availability.  

 

I don't watch films or anything else but I just want to be able to store files, photos,  carry out updates and send e-mails with attachments which I cannot do.

 

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I think you are confusing, right?
32 bit this is not your windows version, it was unless I'm mistaken the question
You have a 32gb m2 disk
Your windows version, unless replaced, or document error, must be 64 bit, right?

 

that being said There has been this type of problem for some time The 32 gb dd are so small that it is very difficult to update you have to remove almost everything, sometimes no other choice but to overwrite the previous version, and do a new installation
 

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she just wants to add an EXTERNAL drive and her tag clearly says 32bit W10

just external

OP  a $20 250gb drive is cheap or more

get  it use it .

forget making simple into hard.

 

millions of folks used  this,  no problems at all.

'ever. (unless dropped)

 

32GB msata is NOT WINDOWS at all . it is boot disk size. (yeah tiny and problematic to the max) ask.

sure

in windows type run search,  system information see what OS is there.

or in control panel click system.

behold your OS is told.

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