HOW TO – Hide a hard drive in a UPS

Computers & Mobile Technology

Need some clandestine storage space that’s within reach of your PC but hidden from prying eyes? Here’s a tutorial on stashing an HD inside of a USB-equipped uninterrupted power supply (UPS).

Hide a Hard Drive in a UPS – Link


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6 thoughts on “HOW TO – Hide a hard drive in a UPS

  1. samurai1200 says:

    mr. announcer man has a sense of humor!

  2. volkemon says:

    Indeed. Looking for an old ups with room for a 300Gig now…..GREAT idea.

    Thanks Gareth!

  3. Christian says:

    awesome idea…. i think i’ll try it.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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