MacBook - What would be the easiest way to use my MacBook to access my PC's HDD's?

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  1. Gundam

    Gundam Tell Drama he's on my to do list, right after inse

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    I'm about to replace my gigantic PC rig with a Macbook as my primary computer. The problem is that I want to be able to use the 2TB of HDD space I have in the PC using the Macbook. What would be the easiest way to do this aside from hooking up the PC to my router and accessing it through the network? My PC is fairly loud and the router is in my roomate's room, so I'd rather keep it in my room where I don't mind the noise.
     
  2. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    you can directly connect to it through an ethernet cable :dunno:
     
  3. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    why not just run another ethernet cable from the router to your PC then use it on a network.
     
  4. MSTRBKR

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    Sounds like the best option to me. Or get a wireless dongle for the PC. That way it can be anywhere you want it to be.
     
  5. SuperCzar

    SuperCzar Mac Crew, DSLR Crew

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    This is likely the best option.

    Or a crossover cable, if you don't have a fast wireless network.
     
  6. Deepsix

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    put the hdds in an external rack?
     
  7. LOLZILLA

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    firewire?
     
  8. The1Ash10

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    :werd: that is what I would do if I had no use for the tower...
     

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