External HD etiquette?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by c14nhl, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. c14nhl macrumors 6502

    c14nhl

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    #1
    I'm new to having an external hard drive.

    Should I power on before starting my MacBook Pro or wait until I'm at my desktop?

    I use it for Time Machine.
     
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator

    SandboxGeneral

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    It makes no difference. OS X will find it either at start up or after you turn it on when OS X is already loaded.
     
  3. fruitycups macrumors 6502

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    Yea doesnt matter.. No ettiquete invoved
     

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