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- Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:42 pm
- Forum: Storage
- Topic: USB cable with power switch for external HDD
- Replies: 6
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The one caution I've heard consistently regarding powering down a USB external hdd or other storage device is that if it's powered down while actively writing to the device, data corruption can occur. Probably not likely, but a risk nonetheless if you cut the power mid-write. I think "safely removin...