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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, 2nd Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 17. Managing and Finding Files

Not long ago, when hard disk capacity was still measured in megabytes, the most serious file management problem facing the typical computer user was how to keep from running out of disk space. Now that disks offering tens and even hundreds of gigabytes are commonplace (and operating systems consume nearly a gigabyte), different issues have come to the fore. Although it might still be true that there's no such thing as a large enough hard disk, for most users, running out of space is a significantly smaller ...

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