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Old 20GB MP3 as External HDD?

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I've got an old 20GB RCA Lyra mp3 player that I no longer use. If I reformat it was NFTS (if it's possible), would I be able to install programs on it, connect it to my laptop via USB, and run installed programs on it? Or is it not possible to install programs on this?
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Actually it is possible, Thers lots of tricks you can do, All you'll need to do is buy an External Enclosure for it, and thats about it. good luck!
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Anyone else with some advice?
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Originally Posted by RapidFireGT View Post
Anyone else with some advice?
I don't see why not, I've used an old ipod for the same purpose so why not the rca. USB?
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I don't see why not, I've used an old ipod for the same purpose so why not the rca. USB?
Yeah, it connects via USB cable.
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