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by Wootzors20
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: USB cable with power switch for external HDD
Replies: 6
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Re: USB cable with power switch for external HDD

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...