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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 24 Dealing with Disk Drives

Despite the timely demise of the floppy disk drive, these days we deal with disk drives more than ever. We still have internal hard drives to work with, of course, but with USB, IEEE 1394, and even eSATA (external SATA) ports commonplace on newer systems, external hard drives are all the rage. All systems have at least one optical (CD, DVD, or Blu-ray) drive, USB Flash drives are ubiquitous, and if your system has a memory card reader you probably have a half dozen or more extra ...

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