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My Google Chromebook™, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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7. Managing Files and Using External Storage

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In this chapter, you find out how to manage stored and downloaded files on your Chromebook and on external devices connected to your Chromebook.

Your Chromebook is designed to be a cloud-based computing device. That is, it’s designed to work with web-based applications and files stored on the web. As such, most Chromebooks don’t have much in the way of internal storage—a relatively meager 16MB of flash memory and no hard drive. (The big exception is the Acer C7 with its 320GB hard drive, which is big enough to store lots of big picture ...

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